Addiction and Ethics
February 3, 2019

Ethical Considerations of Building and Sustaining a Private Practice


Zak Warren, LCPC, NCC has worked in the mental health field for 15 years upon completing his Bachelors Degree in Psychology in 2001. He went on to complete his Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Idaho State University in 2007 and has been Licensed in the state of Idaho since. Zak has extensive leadership experience in the mental health field; having been involved with developing Case Management, Credentialing for Medicaid and insurance companies, development of CBRS programs, and various advocacy groups in Idaho in the past. He currently operates as Clinical Director for Pearl Health Clinic, overseeing the delivery of all Mental Health services. Additionally, he is a Level 2 Gottman Certified Therapist and enjoys particularly working with couples.


Workshop participants will be exposed to the opportunities and challenges in building a private practice in Idaho in 2019. Topics will include "LLC or not to C”, Insurance Credentialing, recruiting and retention, common ethical challenges, social media and the modern counselor, policy and procedure, current and pending Idaho legislature impacting behavioral health, community and social responsibilities.

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