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The Baker Act and Parental Rights Webinar, Law Update

Monday, March 27, 2023

09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

CCHR Florida Web Event

cchr florida, 109 North Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, FL, USAstmas, FL, USA

Complimentary Webinar on the updates made to the Florida Mental Health Law, the Baker Act and an overview of Parental Rights in Florida.

Join us for a complimentary Zoom Webinar.

The Baker Act in Florida allows a child, an adult or an elder to be involuntarily sent for a psychiatric examination. 

This webinar is designed to provide Law Enforcement Officers, School Resource Officers and School Personnel with a thorough understanding of the recent Florida legislative changes related to the Baker Act as it pertains to minors. It is also a refresher to the Florida Mental Health Act (Baker Act), its impact on human rights and protecting vulnerable persons and their rights. 

Specific Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the legal context and intentions of the Baker Act.

2. Be able to describe the laws regarding involuntary examinations.

3. Be able to identify what parental rights impacted by the Baker Act and the Act’s unintended consequences.

4. Obtain action steps to preserve parental rights and safely use the Law.


The Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Florida (CCHR) is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious mental health watchdog organization dedicated to the restoration of human rights in the mental health industry.

Monday, March 27th, 2023 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

This live webinar is designed for:

· Law Enforcement Officers

· Clinical Social Workers

· School Resource Officers

· School Personnel (counselors, administrative staff)

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