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Ethical & Risk Management Strategies for Mental Health Professionals

May 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
9am-12pm CDT
Registration opens at 8:45am

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
325 N. Wells Street
Room 407/412
Chicago, IL 60654

3 CE/CEUS

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

Scott Hammer, Attorney received his undergraduate degree at Georgetown University & 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, & defense of licensure actions. Scott is the past Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association Mental Health & Disability Law Committee & 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 & events than any other attorney in Chicago. Over the past several years, Scott has presented a number of workshops addressing legal & ethical issues in professional psychology at the Illinois Psychological Association’s annual convention.

Register at https://eth-risk-mngmt-may2017.eventbrite.com

Details

Date:
May 23, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Website:
https://eth-risk-mngmt-may2017.eventbrite.com

Organizer

Institute for Professional & Continuing Studies
Phone:
312.467.2364
Email:
officeofce@www.thechicagoschool.edu

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