Utah Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians

This program focuses on ethical, legal, statutory or regulatory policies, guidelines and standards that
impact psychological practice and explores the manner by which clinical and ethical issues affect
the everyday practice of the mental health professional in Utah. This unique blend of clinical and
ethical concerns allows for a more meaningful understanding and interpretation of the rules that
govern mental health practice and allows the attendee to identify specific state laws that affect and
govern their practice. Through lecture, a review of references including the APA “Ethics Code” and the
seminar manual with state specific policies and regulations; Dr. Lewis will prepare you for litigation
issues which can put your client, your license and your practice at risk. You will learn how to structure
your practice to limit exposure of risk, as well as discover record keeping practices that may help
protect you in the event of a complaint. Susan will provide you with the following take-home tools to
minimize risk:
• Updates on HIPAA and Utah laws and regulations
• Risk management strategies
• How to minimize litigation dilemmas, complaints and malpractice actions
• Best practices in the professional relationship, informed consent and office
You will learn through problem solving discussions that are representative of actual ethical decisions
you encounter in your clinical practice. The blending of Susan’s experience as a lawyer, work within the
court system and extensive clinical experience makes her a hands-on, knowledgeable instructor!
Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians
This seminar will help prepare you for when and if you are faced with litigation.

Date & Time

Jan 22, 2020 02:00 AM - 04:00 AM


615 Riverwood Pkwy, Logan, UT 84321

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