Legal and Ethical Issues Impacting Therapy Practice, Pyramid Family Behavioral Healthcare, Friday, 05. June 2020

Title: Legal and Ethical Issues Impacting Therapy Practice
 
Course Description:
Psychotherapists of all licensures are having more interaction with legal issues in their practice than ever before. Mr. Howard Gold, for many years, has offered workshops to therapists on legal issues impacting therapy practice. He also offers brief telephone consultations at no charge to therapists who are facing legal issues. Recently, has been averaging fifteen to twenty calls a week regarding legal problems impacting therapy services. This influx of calls from therapists has been greater than ever before in his practice.
This workshop will review the range of legal issues confronting all therapists in their practice involving confidentiality, privilege, duty to warn/control, legal ******* ideation responsibilities, institutionalization of clients to psychiatric facilities, standard of care of practice, subpoenas, depositions, testifying in court as well as a therapist involvement in divorce and custody issues and issues in divorce/custody.
Other issues to be discussed in this workshop are record keeping, informed consent, Board complaints and possible lawsuits against a therapist.
Your response to any of these issues can have far reaching consequences for your practice.
 
Learning Objectives: 
1. To gain familiarity with potential issues that may lead to legal exposure to the therapist. 
2. To educate the therapist on family law issues that may arise in their practice including their participation in the legal process. 
3. To help the therapist set limits with clients that may cause adverse legal consequences for that therapist.  
 
Biography:
Atlanta attorney Howard A. Gold is a former psychotherapist who has led a dedicated Georgia family law practice for more than 35 years. His unique credentials and compassionate, assertive approach are optimal for clients seeking to resolve divorce and other family problems as favorably as possible. Over the years, hundreds of Mr. Gold's clients have emerged with renewed confidence and ability to transition into a productive, happy future.
 
Continuing Education Credit: 
 Application is pending by LPCA-GA for 3 Ethic continuing education hours
 Application is pending by GSCSW for 3 Ethic continuing education hours
 Application is pending by GPA for 3 Ethic continuing education hours
 
Refund Policy:
Requests must be in writing. Refunds will be given on requests postmarked or faxed no later than 7 business days prior to the seminar. No refunds will be issued for "late arrivals" and "no shows". Address: October Road, Inc, Erin Evans, Administrative Assistant/Seminar Coordinator, 119 Tunnel Road Suite B, Asheville, NC. 28805-1800. Fax: (828) 350-1300. Requests may also be emailed to eevans@pyramidhc.com.
 

Friday, 05. June 2020, Pyramid Family Behavioral Healthcare, Legal and Ethical Issues Impacting Therapy Practice

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