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2019 Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings


Our new 11-part Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings webinar series, focused on behavioral health care standards, is a new opportunity to gain education while not having to travel to a live event. We are pleased to offer the same great content to the behavioral health care community like the hospital & ambulatory care breakfast briefings. Take advantage by joining your peers in signing up to hear the latest surrounding BHC standards and survey process while earning continuing education credits as well. 

Continue to watch this website for the latest updates.

Program Session Dates:

August 27, 2019 – Expires August 27, 2020
September 3, 2019 – Expires September 3, 2020
September 10, 2019 – Expires September 10, 2020
September 17, 2019 – Expires September 17, 2020
September 24, 2019 – Expires September 24, 2020
October 1, 2019 – Expires October 1, 2020
October 8, 2019 – Expires October 8, 2020
October 15, 2019 – Expires October 15, 2020
October 22, 2019 – Expires October 22, 2020
October 29, 2019 – Expires October 29, 2020
November 5, 2019 – Expires November 5, 2020

The Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings will be recorded and available on-demand after the live sessions.

The Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings series is an educational offering designed for unlimited use at one facility only. Special healthcare system discounts are available upon request.

Product Description

Product Description

Our new 11-part Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings webinar series, focused on behavioral health care standards, is a new opportunity to gain education while not having to travel to a live event. We are pleased to offer the same great content to the behavioral health care community like the hospital & ambulatory care breakfast briefings. Take advantage by joining your peers in signing up to hear the latest surrounding BHC standards and survey process while earning continuing education credits as well. This series will be taught by Joint Commission BHC Surveyors, Joint Commission Enterprise Leadership, or JCR Consultants (as appropriate) with extended working knowing in the behavioral healthcare setting.

Our content planning and dates are still underway for this important content series. Please check this website periodically for the latest updates.

After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:
  • Describe 2020 updates and revisions to the standards
  • Discuss strategies to meet those standards identified as challenging
  • Identify changes in the survey process for 2020
Intended Audience:
This activity is relevant to anyone providing care across the behavioral health care setting, but intended especially for: organization leaders, risk managers, supervisors, social workers, nurses, counselors, and staff responsible for quality improvement, patient safety, and risk management initiatives in addition to psychiatric and acute care staff of addiction and opioid treatment programs.
Education from the Experts:
The programs feature Joint Commission surveyors, JCR consultants, Central Office staff, and other experts who develop and interpret Joint Commission standards.
Get Your Questions Answered:
During the live broadcasts, viewers can participate in an interactive telephone question-and-answer session. 
Webinar Format:
Formal presentations will be followed by a moderated Q&A session. Organizations can sign up for one connection with multiple attendees participating in one conference room.
Webinar Schedule

Webinar Schedule


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2019 Live Sessions: 9:00 - 10:30am Central Standard Time (Tuesdays)

Dates Topic  
08/27/19 Medication Management (MM)  
09/03/19 Information Management (IM), Record of Care, Treatment and Services (RC)  
09/10/19 Environment of Care (EC), Life Safety (LS)  
09/17/19 Human Resources Management (HRM)  
09/24/19 Leadership (LD), Performance Improvement (PI)  
10/01/19 Infection Prevention and Control (IC)  
10/08/19 Care, Treatment, and Services (CTS)  
10/15/19 Emergency Management (EM)  
10/22/19 Safety Systems for Individuals Served (SSIS)  
10/29/19 Rights and Responsibilities (RI), Waived Testing (WT)  
11/05/19 National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG)  

On-demand recordings will be available after each live session.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Because regulations and guidelines do change, it is a good idea to check for updates from your state, county or city on a regular basis and always before registering for a specific course to make sure it will be acceptable for your license/certification renewal

Summary of Continuing Education contact hours awarded for this program:

  • ACCME: 1 hour each session
  • ANCC: 1 hour each session
  • ACHE: 1 hour each session
  • CA Board of Registered Nursing: 1 hour each session
  • CJCP: 1 hour for each session

The Joint Commission is accredited to provide continuing education credit/hours by the following organizations:

Joint Commission Resources is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medication education for physicians.  Joint Commission Resources takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.  Joint Commission Resources designates this educational activity for the listed contact hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Joint Commission Resources is also accredited as a provider of continuing nurse education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Joint Commission Resources designates this continuing nursing education activity for the listed contact hours.

Joint Commission Resources is authorized to award the listed hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives.  Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.

CA Board of Registered Nursing:
Joint Commission Resources is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 6381 for the listed contact hours.

CJCP® (Certified Joint Commission Professional®):
To obtain CJCP credit hours, individuals must first be certified before they may start acquiring CJCP credit hours. CJCP credit hours will not be retroactive. CJCP professionals are required to maintain 30 CJCP credit hours within their three-year certification period.

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  • Full attendance at every session is a prerequisite for receiving full continuing education credits
  • Completion of program evaluation form

Conflict of Interest:
Joint Commission Resources maintains control over all continuing education content provided to ensure content integrity and minimize educational bias.  All education planners, faculty, content reviewers, authors and other involved with continuing education activities disclose any influencing relationships, or lack thereof including financial or commercial interests. Joint Commission ensures the accuracy and consistency of the application of accreditation criteria to ensure appropriateness of relationships and affiliations that may impact education content.

The designation of contact hours, credits, and/or approval of this activity refers to the recognition of the educational activity only and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product. The information presented at this program represents the views and opinions of individual presenters, and does not reflect the policies, opinions, endorsement of, or promotion by JCR or any accrediting/approving bodies affiliated with this program.

Privacy and Security of Learner’s Record:
All continuing education records, including personal information (PII) and learning accomplishments are secured. Records are released with the written permission and notification of the learner.

What is a Continuing Education Unit?

Through the Continuing Education Unit System, you receive formal recognition for improving your knowledge and skills by completing Joint Commission seminars.

Under the CEU system, one unit is awarded for completion of 10 hours of participation in our seminars and conferences in an organized, continuing education experience that provides responsible sponsorship, capable direction and qualified instruction.

What does the CEU mean to you and your career?
You receive immediate recognition for your career development efforts. A CEU certificate suitable from framing will be sent to you upon satisfactory completion of the Joint Commission seminar you have attended.

The CEU system…

  • Allows you to build a permanent record of achievement as you take part in education or training to further your career.
  • Provides a means for showing supervisors, personnel officers and others an official document that shows you have completed a seminar as part of your preparation for wider responsibilities and higher-level positions.
  • Offers a means for giving official confirmation of your completion of continuing professional education seminars to certification bodies, licensing boards and professional societies.

How many CEUs will you earn for your seminars/conferences you attend and complete the evaluation?

Length of Seminar

CEU Awarded

Maximum Allowable Hours of Absence

5 days


5 hours

4.5 days


4.5 hours

4 days


4 hours

3 days


3 hours

2.5 days


2.5 hours

2 days


2 hours

1 day


1 hour

Note: The exact number of CEUs earned depends on the format and the number of hours in the program. Each program is evaluated separately and the CEU values of some will differ from the values listed above.

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