Joint Commission 4th National Conference on Behavioral Health Care

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From Ethics to Evidence: Supporting Behavioral Health Care Decision Making

December 12-13, 2007
Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, Chicago, IL

An emphasis on quality care and client safety permeates the behavioral health care field. Engaging clients and their families in thoughtful decision making processes is a crucial factor in generating the desired outcomes of care. How those processes are conducted rely on any number of factors including the evidence that supports the selected interventions, professional ethics that provide a guide and framework for professional conduct in providing services and the availability of resources. The conference format offers current, cutting edge topics with follow up tracks dedicated to the practical application in a range of settings and population groups. The expert faculty includes thought leaders and hands-on clinicians drawn from psychology, social work, academe and the law. Research poster and storyboard presentations representing forward-thinking and innovative organizations extend the opportunity to learn about good practices and to network with peers.

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