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Ethical & Risk Management Strategies for Mental Health Professionals
August 9, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
This three-hour workshop will explore approaches to ethical and legal issues that commonly arise in therapeutic practice. Topics covered inthis program will include: the Illinois Mental Health Confidentiality Act, proper note taking and retention of records, psychotherapy andcyberspace, boundary violations, treatment of minors, and termination issues. Attendees will have ample time to ask questions, and we willhand out and discuss hypothetical scenarios.
About the speaker:
Scott Hammer received his undergraduate degree at Georgetown University and earned his J.D. at John Marshall Law School. For over 30years he has concentrated his practice on representing mental health professionals. He has considerable experience in handling mental healthmalpractice cases, risk management issues, mental health confidentiality, contracts, and defense of licensure actions. Scott is the pastChairman of the Chicago Bar Association Mental Health and Disability Law Committee and past Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’sMental Health Law Section Council. He is Of Counsel to the national litigation law firm Wilson Elser. He has handled more psychiatricmalpractice cases and events than any other attorney in Chicago. Over the past several years, Scott has presented a number of workshopsaddressing legal and ethical issues in professional psychology at the Illinois Psychological Association’s annual convention.\
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*General Admission: $99.00
*TCSPP Current Site Supervisor & Community Partner Admission: $45.00
*TCSPP Faculty, Staff, & Alumni Admission: $45.00
*TCSPP Student Admission: $20.00
*Non‐TCSPP Student Admission: $25.00