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ETHICAL AND RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

$20.00

ETHICAL AND RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
PRESENTED BY SCOTT HAMMER, ATTORNEY
TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018
9:00AM – 12:00PM
REGISTRATION OPENS AT 8:45AM

THE CHICAGO SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
325 N. WELLS STREET
ROOM 407/412
CHICAGO, IL 60654
PROGRAM OFFERS 3 APA CES FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS AND
3 CEUS FOR COUNSELORS AND SOCIAL WORKERS

This workshop will explore approaches to ethical and legal issues that commonly arise in therapeutic practice. Topics covered will include: the Illinois Mental Health Confidentiality Act, proper note taking and retention of records, psychotherapy and cyberspace, boundary violations, treatment of minors, and termination issues. Attendees will have ample time to ask questions and hypothetical scenarios will be discussed.

Scott Hammer, Attorney received his undergraduate degree at Georgetown University and earned his J.D. at John Marshall Law School. For over 30 years he has concentrated his practice on representing mental health professionals. He has considerable experience in handling mental health malpractice cases, risk management issues, mental health confidentiality, contracts, and defense of licensure actions. Scott is the past Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association Mental Health and Disability Law Committee and past Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s
Mental Health Law Section Council. He is Of Counsel to the national litigation law firm Wilson Elser. He has handled more psychiatric malpractice cases and events than any other attorney in Chicago. Over the past several years, Scott has presented a number of workshops addressing legal and ethical issues in professional psychology at the Illinois Psychological Association’s annual convention.

Register at https://ethicalriskmanagement2018.eventbrite.com

  • General Admission: $99.00
  • TCSPP Current Site Supervisor and Community Partner Admission: $45.00
  • TCSPP Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Admission: $45.00
  • TCSPP Student Admission: $20.00
  • Non-TCSPP Student Admission: $25.00

Questions? Contact the Institute for Professional and Continuing
Studies at [email protected] or 312.467.2364

Details

Date:
May 1
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$20.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://ethicalriskmanagement2018.eventbrite.com

Venue

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago Campus
325 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Phone:
(312) 329-6600
Website:
https://www.thechicagoschool.edu