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Sunday Nov. 5th CE Workshop

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Ethics & the Law: Complications in Communications with Clinical and Forensic Clients

CE credits: 6.0

Time: 9:00 am - 3:40 pm

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Summarize the areas of high risk for professional psychology practice.
  2. Describe how to implement risk management strategies from a conceptual perspective.
  3. Recognize how state mandates impact professional conduct in order to maintain a client oriented approach when dealing with ethical dilemmas.
  4. Explain how to place limits on your role when called upon to be part of a legal proceeding.
  5. Discuss how to deal with health care record audits.

 

Program Description:

Jeffrey Younggren, Ph.D., ABPP will discuss the current high risk contexts for ethics complaints and malpractice liability. Participants will learn new tactics to reduce stress and prevent negative outcomes related to complicated ethical issues and concerns in their interactions with clients. This workshop will review the professional risks and limits that arise when treating therapists who interact with the legal system. It will also review mandated reporting, confidentiality, testimonial limits, and the danger of advocacy in the courtroom. In addition, the workshop will examine the complexity of child custody testimony and the clear differences that exist between forensic child custody evaluations and treatment based testimony. Finally, it will explore the world of healthcare record audits and how much information can be shared from the treatment record with outside agencies including insurance companies.

  • The Trust policy holders will receive a 15% premium discount on their Trust Sponsored Professional Liability Insurance for their next two consecutive policy periods
  • This course meets Washington’s 4-hour ethics requirement

 


About the Presenter, Jeffrey Younggren, Ph.D., ABPP:

Jeffrey Younggren, PH.D., ABPP

A Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and a Distinguished Member of the National Academies of Practice (NAP), Dr. Younggren is a clinical and forensic psychologist who practices in Rolling Hills Estates, California. He was a clinical professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine and currently is a clinical professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri. Dr. Younggren served as President of APA Division 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice). He has served on numerous boards and committees, including the Ethics Committees of the California Psychological Association (CPA) and the APA, the APA Committee on Accreditation, and the APA/APLS Committee that drafted the Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology. Dr. Younggren consults to various licensing boards on ethics and standards of care, and qualifies as an expert in criminal, civil and administrative proceedings. For many years before deciding to travel less, he was a favored ethics presenter for The Trust | Professional Liability Insurance for Psychologists.



 


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Washington State Psychological Association (WSPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WSPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

 



One Day
(Prices good for attending any single day)
Early Bird
10% discount
ends Sept. 30
Regular Pricing
starts Oct. 1
Late Pricing
starts Oct. 30
Non-Member 295.20 328.00 377.20
Basic Member 265.50 295.00 339.25
Premium Member 238.50 265.00 304.75
Platinum Member 119.25 132.50 152.38
Post Doc/Retired/Emeritus Member 157.50 175.00 201.25
Member Student 90.00 100.00 115.00
Non-Member Student 112.50 125.00 143.75


Two Days - 10% discount
(Prices good for attending any two days)
Early Bird
10% discount
ends Sept. 30
Regular Pricing
starts Oct. 1
Late Pricing
starts Oct. 30
Non-Member
526.50 585.00 672.75
Basic Member
473.40 562.00 604.90
Premium Member 429.30 477.00 548.55
Platinum Member 214.65 238.50 274.28
Post Doc/Retired/Emeritus Member 283.50 315.00 362.25
Member Student 162.00 180.00 207.00
Non-Member Student 202.50 225.00 258.75


Three Day - 15% discount Early Bird
10% discount
ends Sept. 30
Regular Pricing
starts Oct. 1
Late Pricing
starts Oct. 30
Non-Member 746.10 829.00 953.35
Basic Member
670.50 745.00 856.75
Premium Member 608.40 676.00 777.40
Platinum Member 304.20 338.00 388.70
Post Doc/Retired/Emeritus Member 402.30 447.00 514.05
Member Student 229.50 255.00 293.25
Non-Member Student 287.10 319.00 366.85

Cancellation policies

  • WSPA now offers event cancellation insurance at the time of CE ticket purchase.  You can view more information about this policy and what qualifies for a refund here.

  • During early bird registration period 100% refund of registration

  • During regular registration period a $50 cancellation fee will be assessed for full day pricing, $25 cancellation fee for half day pricing

  • During late registration period no fees will be refunded. Circumstances will be evaluated on a case by case basis if a refund is possible during this time



Conference Sponsors


Therapy Notes    The Trust


Washington State Psychological Association (WSPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WSPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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