68 North Bridge Street
Somerville, New Jersey 08876
TEL:  973.879.1678  •


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Workshops / Events


Leslie has a passion for teaching other professionals by drawing on her clinical and ethics–related experience and expertise. She conducts engaging, interactive workshops for mental health professionals that focus on:

  • Private Practice Development and Expansion

  • Risk Management Techniques

  • Documentation and Record-Keeping

  • Billing, Coding and Diagnosing

  • Ethical, Legal and Clinical Matters Impacting Practitioners 

  • Technology Related Concerns

  • Financial Stability and Growth

  • Traditional Business Practices

All workshops are approved by the ASWB/ACE Individual Course/Conference Approval program for social workers licensed in New Jersey and other states that recognize approvals by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Individual Course/Conference Approval program. 


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Diagnosing, Documenting, Billing and Coding in Private Practice

This workshop is designed for the intermediate level private practitioner who wants to avoid committing fraud and to gain a better understanding of the most accurate and ethical ways to diagnose, code, document and bill.

Avoiding the Slippery Slope in Private Practice

Managing Complex Ethical Issues

This course is designed for intermediate social workers in private practice.

North Brunswick: Saturday, May 16, 2020

Aberdeen: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Everything You Need to Know

Documentation in Private Practice

This workshop is designed for the intermediate level private practitioner who wishes to gain a better understanding of how to fulfill their ethical and legal obligations to create, maintain and protect their clients' clinical and financial case records.

Using Technology in Social Work Practice

Ethical and Legal Implications

Although this workshop is designed for the intermediate level social worker, this course is applicable to all social workers who use or plan to use any form of digital technology (ex. e-mail, text, video-conferencing, EHRs) in their work as professional social workers.

North Brunswick: Friday, April 3, 2020 ​

Warning: Boundary Crossing Ahead

This course is designed for intermediate level social workers who serve as clinicians, managers, case workers, supervisors/supervisees, students, mentors and educators.

"I always appreciate your conferences on ethics/legalities/PP related topics.  It’s like PP aerobics."- Maureen W. 

"Very informative and thought provoking. Very clear and concise communication style." - Peter M.

"Great workshop- tons of immediate use information." - Michelle P.

"So informative, helpful and relevant..." - Madeline

"I learned more relevant and actionable information today than I’ve ever learned at a workshop before-I could listen for another 5 hours without feeling full!! Leslie is the consummate presenter-she’s incredibly knowledgeable, relatable and easy to listen to/understand. We are lucky to have her!" - Barbara F.

"...excellent. Leslie was wonderful. Very passionate and kept my attention on what is usually a dry topic." -Marcia


"Dynamic presentation.  Although many who attended were LCSW’s, this course was beneficial & is good for anyone in the field (i.e. BSW, MSW, CSW)." -  Anonymous 

"It was a reminder of the ethical implications one may/will face eventually in practice. Helpful to identify future pitfalls and how to prevent stepping into them."- Elizabeth M.

"Ethical & legal issues regarding tech usage are extremely important for all mental health practitioners. Leslie is very knowledgeable & answered all questions presented!" - KB 

“Leslie knows ethics, makes it user friendly and gives practical applications to make you think."- Denise