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Retiring, Moving, or Closing a Practice: Ethical and Practical Issues

Date/Time
Date - Tuesday, December 8, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Zoom Interactive Webinar [1]

CE Credits: 2
Price: $ 50


See Outline Below.

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Retiring, Moving, or Closing a Practice: Ethical and Practical Issues

A ZOOM Interactive Workshop led by Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.
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.

 

Outline:


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 [4]

                Fisher (2020) Sample Professional Will

IV. References & Resources

 


Learning Objectives:

a. List some of the ethical issues that might arise when retiring, relocating, or closing a practice.
b. List some of the Virginia or federal legal standards that might apply if you retire or relocate.
c. Name some of the practical ethical and clinical considerations that reflect the importance of careful planning in advance of retiring, relocating, or closing a clinical practice.

 


LINKS to Professional Ethics Codes & Legal Requirements


Ethical:

APA Ethics Code (2017) [5]

NASW Ethics Code (2017) [6]

ACA Ethics Code (2014) [7]


Legal:

Virginia Board of Psychology Practice Standards [8]

Virginia Board of Social Workers Practice Standards [9]

Virginia Board of Counselors Practice Standards [10]

Virginia Potential Legal Limits of Confidentiality [11]

 


 

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.

 

The Center for Ethical Practice

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http://www.CenterForEthicalPracice.org [12]