• July/August 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 6

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HIPAA Training for Social Workers

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) offers a series of six online courses to help social workers comply with Federal HIPAA regulations. Their newest offering, HIPAA Security Basics, will familiarize social workers with HIPAA security regulations, provide examples of the three categories of security measures required, and review practical applications of security for electronic health information. Other courses in the series include:

  • HIPAA Basics for Social Workers
  • Understanding HIPAA Transactions and Code Sets Standards
  • Clients' Rights
  • Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information
  • Notice of Privacy Practices

The cost for one course is $35 for NASW members ($45 for nonmembers). Package prices also are available. Find complete information about the courses on the NASW website at www.socialworkers.org/hipaa/class.asp.

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