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OPA's Annual Ethics Workshop: Ten Major Problem Practice Areas Facing Psychologists
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When: Friday, June 16, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: OCHCH Center for Excellence
1105 Schrock Road #120
Columbus, Ohio  43229
United States
Presenter: Glennon Karr, JD
Contact: Carolyn Green

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4 CE-Ethics for psychologists

Registration Information: (Continental breakfast is included.)

Registration deadline is June 9, 2017.

Save $20 by registering on or before May 24, 2017 with the Early Bird Discount!

OPA Member Fee: $125 | OPA Student Member Fee: $95 | Non-OPA Member Fee: $175  

If you or your company is interested in exhibiting or sponsoring this conference, please contact Karen Hardin at 614.224.0034.

Program Description:

This workshop will provide an overview of potential problem areas involving supervision, high conflict divorce/custody situations, records issues, including releasing records and responding to subpoenas, identifying who is the client and protecting confidentiality, borderline and other high risk clients, release of test data, child abuse and other abuse reporting statutes, duty to protect situations and obligations, HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule compliance and obtaining peer review and/or legal consultation when faced with problems. Various laws and rules which impact these areas will be identified and discussed. These will be included or summarized in a multi-page handout and reference guide. Ways to handle various issues will be provided, based on presenter’s experience working with therapists who have faced them. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will:

  1. Identify 10 major practice areas presenting a high legal/licensing board risk to therapists,
  2. Recognize areas of the law which impact those high risk practice areas, and
  3. Learn ways to avoid problems in those high risk practice areas.

Literature References:

  • Revised Code of Ohio 4732.13.01-04, Psychologist and school psychologist scope of supervision. www.ohio.gov
  • Revised Code of Ohio 4732.17.01, General rules of professional conduct pursuant to section 4732.17 of the Revised Code. www.ohio.gov
  • Revised Code of Ohio 3701.74, Patient or patient's representative to submit request to examine or obtain copy of medical record. www.ohio.gov


About the speaker:
Glenn Karr, JD, is an attorney in private practice that handles insurance, general business and employment matters for clients, including psychologists in solo practice and groups. He frequently deals with questions involving psychology board licensing issues. Glenn has been a lawyer since 1974. During Glenn’s years of practice, he has served as the top legal officer of the fifth largest Blue Shield plan in the country, was on the Board of Trustees of one of the first HMO’s formed in Central Ohio and has taught a law school course titled, “The Regulation of Insurance.” He is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.


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