Understanding the Most Common Violations of Law against Psychologists

from Roger Steven


Today's diverse, fast-changing, multidisciplinary mental health care environment involves many mental health care professionals who work together for the common goal of the patient.

This includes physicians/psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychologists and others. Nothing in health care is more fractured than in mental health among a multitude of mental health practitioners.

Like physicians/psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses, psychologists as health care practitioners obtained an education, passed applicable examinations, completed professional training and hold a license to practice their chosen profession of psychology, often by being educated and trained at the doctoral level.

The license to practice is issued by the state agency which has exclusive jurisdiction over this health care practitioner.

Thereafter, the state's authority and power over the psychologist often present challenges to that professional. Their governing state agency routinely handles, investigates and dismisses or prosecutes alleged violations of law that can be career ending for the psychologist if pursued. But that process takes time with many steps necessary for the due process of law.

One of the ultimate actions the state may take is to issue a suspension or revocation of the psychologist's professional license. Yet many state actions fall short of such drastic outcomes, but still, have serious, permanent consequences for the psychologist as a licensed health care professional.

Learn to identify the legal authority for state agencies to regulate the practice of psychology. Seek to understand and defend against state actions which may result in career-ending consequences for the health care professional.

This program offers an objective, thorough review of the ethical and legal violations committed by psychologists, the defenses to such actions, with practical tips to defend successfully those common violations.

Why should you Attend: Psychologists are mental health care professionals who serve an important role in providing mental health assessment, treatment and counseling. In addition, they serve as mental health experts in forensic settings, such as competency to stand trial.

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