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Applying Virginia’s Legal Standards In Your Own Practice: Current Regulations and Their Implications


Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.

NEW – 2010 Edition

Containing: Discussion of Board of Psychology Standards of Practice, 2010 amendments to the American Psychological Association Ethics Code, references to current Virginia statutes as of July 2010, and legal information on HIPAA requirements for training employees about privacy/confidentiality.

Topics include Informed Consent, Recordkeeping, Confidentiality, Continuity of Care, Dual Relationships, Conflicts of Interest, Peer Reports, with their ethical and legal implications for Virginia Psychologists

Plus Appendices with:
Board of Psychology Practice Standards & C.E. Requirements for Renewing Your Virginia License
Chart Summarizing Virginia’s reporting laws
Sample Patient Handout About Limits of Confidentiality in Virginia
HIPAA Summary, Including Staff Training Requirements
URLs of Links to Online Resources from APA and Elsewhere

Made available by the Committee on the Future of Professional Psychology of the Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (VACP) through a grant to Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.

This manual is offered at reduced cost to VACP members, as a member benefit.

This item must be ordered through the Virginia Psychological Association:
at or 804-643-5614 or by using  This Order Form.

(Member Rates available to VACP members in good standing)
Member Discounted Rate: . . . $20.00
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Non-Member Cost . . . . . $30.00
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