Social Work Risky Business Podcast

Social Work Risky Business Podcast

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Series of short and informative podcasts to hear tips on how to social workers can manage their risks.


10: Your Duty to Bear Witness
May 28 • 9 min
This episode discusses patient informed consent, and malfeasance risk. In other words, your duty to bear witness, implicit duty to disclose to the client. If you’re aware of illegal activity in your practice or by your employer or supervisor, you ……
9: The 5 Cs in the Big D – Deposition
May 12 • 9 min
Our podcast presenter, Phil Lawson, Vice President of Product Development and Risk, discusses the five (5) Cs and the big D in this episode. The big D is the deposition and the five Cs are confidence, concise, clear, courteous, and … Continue reading →
Podcast 3: What You Need to Know About Teletherapy
Apr 22
Episode Three This podcast series provides needed information and tools for coping with social distancing, teletherapy, and the desire and need to serve clients properly, while maintaining practices in compliance with professional Code of Ethics, HIPAA…
Podcast 2: What You Need to Know About Teletherapy
Apr 22
Episode Two This podcast series provides needed information and tools for coping with social distancing, teletherapy, and the desire and need to serve clients properly, while maintaining practices in compliance with professional Code of Ethics, HIPAA…
Podcast 1: What You Need to Know About Teletherapy
Apr 22
Episode One This podcast series provides needed information and tools for coping with social distancing, teletherapy, and the desire and need to serve clients properly, while maintaining practices in compliance with professional Code of Ethics, HIPAA…
8: Risk and Claims Helpline Experiences
Mar 13 • 11 min
Our podcast presenter, Phil Lawson, Vice President of Product Development and Risk, talks about some of our helpline experiences. He shares some experiential feedback from the risk retention group helpline – a free service for risk retention insurance…
7: Pitfalls and Perils
Mar 5 • 18 min
In this episode of the Social Work Risky Business Podcast, we discuss pitfalls and perils of an insurance policy. You must be absolutely sure your insurance policy, probably issued by a Wall Street insurance company, protects you. There are complex…
6: Negligence is Spelled More than Simply Malpractice
Feb 19
What do we mean by negligence is spelled more than simply malpractice? Well, negligence is a duty, breach, damage, and proximate cause. Those are the elements. Avoiding malpractice and tips for social workers to manage risk is important. You’re an ……
5: Lapse and Gaps
Feb 5
The healthcare field is booming. The fastest-growing 30 occupations of all occupations in the country indicate there are eight in the allied health sector. This sector contains a variety of healthcare behavioral health care workers, working in many…
4: Insurance Basics
Jan 27
As a licensed healthcare practitioner, there’s no doubt that you have a professional liability policy. And, you probably should have a cyber or data-breach liability insurance policy to insure you from HIPAA violations for third party information breach.…
3: The 3 N’s of Insurance
May 14, 2019
As licensed practitioners, there is no doubt that you have a professional liability insurance policy, a cyber or data breach insurance policy to insure you from HIPAA violations for third party information breach, and a general liability insurance policy…
2: Avoiding Insurance Coverage Gaps
Nov 5, 2018 • 9 min
Keeping on top of your insurance coverages is vital to ensure your assets are protected. In this episode, we provide some tips for healthcare workers to manage risk. Now, it all starts with the basics. First, do not assume that … Continue reading →
1: Documentation Pointers to Avoid Liability and Malpractice
Sep 18, 2018
“Medical Records Requests” and “Breach of Confidentiality” are the leading claims issues for social workers. These claims trigger lawsuits, licensing board inquiries, and HIPAA information breach liability, particularly regarding HIPAA HITECH 45 CFR Part…