Date - Monday, May 17, 2021
1:00 pm EDT - 4:00 pm EDT
Zoom Interactive Webinar
CE Credits: 2
Price: $ 60
See Outline Below.
Register for this Zoom webinar at your convenience. We will use your name and email contact information from your PayPal payment / registration. The day before the Webinar, we will email you a reminder, and a special link for you to use to join the Webinar.
Moving, Retiring, or Closing a Practice: Ethical and Practical Issues
A ZOOM Interactive Workshop led by Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist,
Executive Director of the Center for Ethical Practice
Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D. will share examples from her own practice about ethical issues that might arise when retiring, relocating, or closing a practice.
I. Ethical Standards re: Termination or Relocation
II. Virginia Laws Re: Termination, Relocation, Record Retention/Destruction
III. Professional Recommendations
A. Thomas (2015). “Closing a Practice: Practical, Ethical, & Clinical Dimensions
B. APA (2005) “Checklist for Closing a Practice”
C. Professional Will or “Professional Advance Directive”
Pope & Vasquez (2016) Therapist’s Guide for Preparing a Professional Will
Fisher (2020) Sample Professional Will
IV. References & Resources
1. List some of the ethical issues that might arise when retiring, relocating, or closing a practice.
2. List two legal standards (state or federal) that might apply if you retire or relocate, and indicate whether they have ethical implications.
3. Name some of the practical ethical considerations that require careful planning in advance of retiring, relocating, or closing a clinical practice.
LINKS to Professional Ethics Codes & Legal Requirements
The Center for Ethical Practice is approved by the American Psychological Center for Ethical Practice is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The Center for Ethical Practice has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6768). The Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.
The Center for Ethical Practice (provider #1287), is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The Center for Ethical Practice maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 3/21/2018-3/21/2021. Social workers completing this course receive 2 ethics continuing education credits.
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