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American Insurance Trust: Sequence VIII - Ethics and Risk Management in a Digital World 2.0
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7/21/2018
When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, Ohio  43240
United States
Contact: Carolyn Green
6142240034


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6 CE-Ethics for psychologists


Registration Information: (Continental breakfast, lunch and snacks are included.)

Registration deadline is July 11, 2018.

Save $20 by registering on or before June 21, 2018 with the Early Bird Discount!

OPA Member Fee: $150 | OPA Student Member Fee: $100 | Non-OPA Member Fee: $180  


Program Description:

Technology is advancing at a dizzying pace and is becoming increasingly central to the provision of psychological services. From portable devices to digital records to interjurisdictional practice to mental health apps, technology has brought remarkable benefits to our work; and at the same time created an increasingly complex set of ethical, legal, and regulatory challenges. In this rapidly evolving environment, the need to maintain an active risk management strategy is perhaps even more central than ever.

This workshop is a next-generation discussion of digital world issues. After a brief introduction describing The Trust Risk Management Philosophy and Strategy, this workshop will provide a review and update on the ethical, legal, and risk management dimensions of technology. We will focus broadly on these issues related to digital record keeping, telepsychology, digital communications, and social media. The workshop is applicable to all sites where health services are provided.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Summarize The Trust’s Risk Management Philosophy, including strategies for identifying high risk situations and managing professional practice risks.
  2. Develop and review strategies for managing digital record keeping challenges.
  3. Describe risks regarding emerging approaches to telepsychology practice.
  4. Identify strategies for managing online and social media risks.
     

About the speaker:
Amanda D. Zelechoski is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist and attorney. Dr. Zelechoski received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, her M.S. and Ph.D. from Drexel University, and her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute (Brookline, MA) and is board certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. She has worked clinically with adults, children, and families in inpatient, outpatient, and forensic settings.

Dr. Zelechoski is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Valparaiso University, where she also serves as coordinator of the Dual Degree Graduate Programs in Law and Psychology. She teaches a wide variety of courses, including\ ethics and professional development in psychology, and provides clinical supervision to graduate students. Her primary research interests include forensic and mental health assessment, at-risk, delinquent, and traumatized youth, child custody and child welfare, and the intersection of psychology, law, and public policy. She also conducts research related to best practices in teaching and training in the areas of psychology, law, and trauma. In addition to her teaching and research interests, Dr. Zelechoski conducts forensic and psychological evaluations and has provided training and consultation to numerous mental health, law enforcement, and correctional agencies.

Important Notice:
Those who attend the workshop and complete the Trust evaluation form will receive six continuing education credits. Please note that APA CE rules require that we only give credit to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credits and will not be eligible for the 15% premium discount described below.

Eligibility for Insurance Premium Discounts: Workshop completion earns 6 CE credits and eligibility to receive a 15% premium discount on your Trust Sponsored Professional Liability Insurance for your next 2 consecutive policy periods. To obtain CE discounts, submit CE certification from an organization approved by APA to offer CE credit (must have been completed within the previous 15 months) with the insurance application. Discounts cannot be combined and are not applicable to Researcher/Academician or Student policies. Group policies become eligible for the CE discount when at least 50% of those insured under the group policy submit CE certification. All applications are individually underwritten and submission of CE certification will not guarantee insurance policy issuance or renewal.

 

Overnight Accommodations: Hotels listed below are within walking distance of the conference center.

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris | 8411 Pulsar Place | Columbus, Ohio 43240 | 614.885.8400

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbus Polaris | 9000 Worthington Road | Westerville, Ohio 43082 | 614.568.0770

Four Points by Sheraton Columbus - Polaris | 8505 Pulsar Place | Columbus, Ohio 43240 | 614.844.5888

 


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