No therapist wants to end up needing legal defense, but earning your ethics CEs doesn’t have to be a bore! In this workshop, you’ll dig into the hand-wringing dilemmas surrounding today’s important ethical quandaries with an attorney who’s also a psychologist. Rather than merely focusing on defensive issues, you’ll discuss the latest ways of keeping your license free and clear of complaints. You’ll also learn from real-life cases that highlight how to think about the legal and ethical considerations that inevitably pop up when doing the job you love. Understanding these rules is vital to striking a balance between legal requirements and effective clinical practice. You’ll discover how to:
Allan M. Tepper, JD, PsyD, is a forensic psychologist and a trial attorney in private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He conducts ethics training throughout the United States, and he specializes in the legal defense of mental health professionals.