Continuing Education & Resources for Mental Health Professionals

Upcoming Workshops

  • Retiring, Moving, or Closing a Practice:
    Ethical & Practical Considerations

    Friday, June 7, 2019
    Arlington VA
    See New Location
    1:00 - 3:00 -- 2 CE

    This is a link to the new location for this one workshop. Retiring, Moving, or Closing a Practice: Ethical & Practical Considerations Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.   I.  Ethical Standards About Termination II.  Legal Regulations About Termination III.  Professional Resources A.  APA Practice Organization “Checklist for Closing a Practice” “Retirement:  Making a Successful Transition” B.  […]

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  • Boundaries & Dual Relationships
    What Are the Rules?

    Saturday, June 8, 2019
    Fairfax VA
    Hilton Garden Inn
    9:00 - noon -- 3 CE

     “Boundaries & Dual Relationships: What Are the Rules?  Where Should We Draw the Line?” Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.   Introduction: “…but everybody does it!”   I. Ethical Standards About Boundaries & Dual Relationships  II. Legal Standards About Boundaries & Dual Relationships III. Keeping the Frame & Drawing the Lines      Clinical Meetings Between Therapist & […]

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  • Ethics Q&A

    Saturday, June 8, 2019
    Fairfax VA
    Hilton Garden Inn
    1:00 - 4:00 -- 3 CE

    Ethics Q&A Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D. Below are some sample questions. This list will grow as we add your items and questions.   How do my Ethical Standards fit together with my Licensing Board Standards? Why did Dr. Fisher write that “Who is the client” is not a good ethical question? What if I want […]

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  • Boundaries & Dual Relationships
    What Are the Rules?

    Saturday, June 15, 2019
    Charlottesville VA
    UVa Darden Event Center
    8:30 - 11:30 -- 3 CE

     “Boundaries & Dual Relationships: What Are the Rules? Where Should We Draw the Line?” Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.   Introduction: “…but everybody does it!”   I. Ethical Standards About Boundaries & Dual Relationships  II. Legal Standards About Boundaries & Dual Relationships III. Keeping the Frame & Drawing the Lines      Clinical Meetings Between Therapist & […]

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  • Navigating the Legal Minefield:
    Ethical Responses to Subpoenas, Court Testimony,
    & Other Legal Irritants

    Saturday, June 15, 2019
    Charlottesville VA
    UVa Darden Event Center
    1:00 - 4:00 -- 3 CE

    Navigating the Legal Minefield: Ethical Responses to Subpoenas, Court Testimony, & Other Legal Irritants  Linda Ross, Esquire & Weare Zwemer, Ph.D. In this interactive session, clinicians will leave knowing the legal requirements for and options in responding to a subpoena. Presenters will review and all will discuss the ethical and HIPAA-driven considerations and constraints in […]

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