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Sequence IX: Ethics & Risk Management in Complex Clinical Conundrums
  • Webcast
  •  Aug 8 '18, 11:30 EDT
  •  6.0 CE

For almost 25 years, The Trust has been providing continuing education workshops and individual consultations, with a focus on improving psychologists’ risk management skills and strategies. These workshops have evolved from basic concepts and strategies, to a more applied, integrated, and strategic approach to help you protect yourself from adverse disciplinary and legal actions.

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Latest On-Demand Programs

Telepsychology: Clinical Applications of Technology
  • On-demand
  •  2.0 CE

Featuring Margo Adams Larsen, Ph.D., Sara Smucker Barnwell, Ph.D.

This introductory webinar provides guidance to psychologists interested in delivering psychological services through technology. The webinar is appropriate for individuals already applying known technologies in their practice (e.g., fax, telephone), those augmenting their practice with newer technologies (e.g., email, mobile devices), and those seeking to develop a technology-based practice (e.g., videoconferencing). 

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Telepsychology: Managing Risk in Practice
  • On-demand
  •  2.0 CE

Featuring Margo Adams Larsen, Ph.D., Sara Smucker Barnwell, Ph.D.

This webinar provides guidance to psychologists interested in delivering psychological services through technology while managing the risks associated with technology use. The webinar will provide an overview of key ethical and legal considerations, risk assessment strategies, methods for assessing appropriateness of technology-based services, clinical applications/techniques, and risk assessment strategies. 

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Ethics and Risk Management in Retirement of your Psychological Practice
  • On-demand
  •  2.0 CE

Featuring Joe Scroppo, Ph.D., J.D.

Presented by The Trust and The Trust Practice and Risk Management Association (TrustPARMA) Webinar Description: This webinar covers two primary areas — personal retirement and professional retirement. The personal retirement section provides basic information about retirement as it occurs in the U.S., particularly for psychologists.

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How Will Health Care Reform Affect My Practice? Opportunities to Add Value and Improve Care
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

Featuring Michael G. Ritz, Ph.D.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed into law in 2010, offers psychologists opportunities as well as challenges. This webinar will provide an overview of the ACA. We will discuss evolving models of integrated care – a cornerstone of healthcare reform that provides an opportunity for psychologists to integrate into the larger healthcare milieu and to position themselves in a leadership position in emerging healthcare systems. 

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Planning Creatively & Strategically for Long-Term Practice Success
  • On-demand
  •  2.0 CE

Featuring Jana N. Martin, Ph.D., CEO, The Trust

Where will your independent practice be in three years and what will it look like? In 7 years? Do you have a strategy for responding proactively to the changing environment? Strategic planning is an essential component of any successful business, and the independent practice of psychology is no exception. And it doesn’t have to be boring! 

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Psychology of Money
  • On-demand
  •  2.0 CE

Featuring William “Marty” Martin, MA, MS, Psy.D., CHES

Presented by The Trust and The Trust Practice and Risk Management Association (TrustPARMA) Description This evidence-based course addresses personal financial management largely from the perspective of the individual psychologist and mental health professional and to a lesser degree from the perspective of the patient/client. 

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Using Evidence to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Services in Your Practice or Agency, Part I
  • On-demand
  •  2.0 CE

Featuring Patrick Miles, Ph.D.

Presented by The Trust and The Trust Practice and Risk Management Association (TrustPARMA) Webinar Description A new generation of outcome measures makes it more feasible than ever to integrate routine measurement into a private practice or agency. Your clients can submit these measures on-line, they are scored automatically, and you can obtain the results immediately and prior to your next session.

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Using Evidence to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Services in Your Practice or Agency, Part II
  • On-demand
  •  2.0 CE

Featuring Patrick Miles, Ph.D.

Presented by The Trust and The Trust Practice and Risk Management Association (TrustPARMA) Webinar Description A new generation of outcome measures makes it more feasible than ever to integrate routine measurement into a private practice or agency. 

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What Every Psychologist Should Know to Provide Efficient, Ethical, & Risk-Managed Care: Part 1
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

Featuring Steven A. Sobelman, Ph.D.

Psychologists in independent practice are mainly focused on clinical issues. However, in addition to providing direct care, they are also running a business. Both psychologists and their clients can benefit from good business practices. Improved practice management can lead to positive outcomes such as increased revenue, broader availability of services, enhanced collaboration among professionals, and a better overall experience of care for clients

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Ethical Risk Management in Complex Situations
  • On-demand
  •  2.0 CE

Featuring Jeffrey N. Younggren, Ph.D., ABPP, Eric A. Harris, Ed.D., J.D., Joe Scroppo, Ph.D., J.D., Daniel O. Taube, J.D., Ph.D.

This presentation contains four vignettes addressing ethical and risk management issues raised by policyholders when contacting The Trust's Advocate 800 Risk Management Consultation Service. The vignettes deal with the risks and ethical issues presented by (1) participation in an electronic medical records system of a medical practice, a model incentivized by the Affordable Care Act; (2) by a psychologist's discovery of his/her potentially disabling illness and the necessity to precipitously wind down his/her practice; (3) coping with an aggressive, hostile, or false internet review from a disgruntled former client; and (4) coping with a difficult supervision situation which could involve vicarious legal and licensing board exposure.

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Minors, Consent to Psychotherapy, and High Conflict Parents: Parsing Ethics, Clinical Needs, and California Law
  • On-demand
  •  2.0 CE

Featuring Daniel O. Taube, J.D., Ph.D.

Presented by The Trust and The Trust Practice and Risk Management Association (TrustPARMA) Workshop Description The usual assumption under constitutional law and California statutory law is that parents hold the power to consent or withhold consent for psychological treatment for their minor children, and that they further have access to minors‘ treatment records.

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Practice in the Age of Telepsychology
  • On-demand
  •  2.0 CE

Featuring Jana N. Martin, Ph.D., CEO, The Trust, Deborah C. Baker, J.D., Alex M. Siegel, J.D., Ph.D.

Presented by The Trust and The Trust Practice and Risk Management Association (TrustPARMA) Practice in the Age of Telepsychology This program looks at the increasingly dynamic field of telepsychological practice. Panelists will provide an overview of the key principles identified in the APA Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology -- developed jointly by the American Psychological Association (APA), the Association of State and Provincial Psychological Boards (ASPPB), and The Trust.

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