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CE Workshop: Ethics and Risk Management in Telehealth and Digital Recordkeeping
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Get 6 hours of Ethics in ONE DAY!

12/14/2018
When: Friday, December 14, 2018
9:00am-4:00pm
Where: GPA Office
13 Corporate Blvd. Suite 220
Atlanta, Georgia  30329
United States
Presenter: Susan C. Litton, PhD
Contact: Staci Bratcher, Director of Operations
404-634-6272, ext. 208


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Workshop Title:  Ethics and Risk Management in Telehealth and Digital Recordkeeping

Schedule:
9:00am-12:00pm: Workshop (Part 1)
12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch Break ( On Your Own) 
1:00pm-4:00pm: Workshop (Part 2)

Workshop Description: 

Think you’re not doing telehealth? Think again. Not only are you doing it, but there are specific legal and ethical requirements you’re mandated to follow. If you’re found to be in violation, pleading ignorance won’t get you off the hook. This workshop will not only teach you how to be in compliance, but we’ll also explore ways to make technology work for you. Ethical use of technology is not JUST about risk management. It’s also about using technology to help you run your practice more efficiently and maybe even have a good time doing it.

Learning Objectives

  1. List three things you can do to minimize telehealth legal and ethical risks.
  2. Discuss topics that should be included in a telehealth informed consent.
  3. Describe five uses of technology that might benefit your practice of psychology and/or employment setting.
  4. Discuss the pros and cons of storing client records, including PHI (Personal Health Information) on the web. Include information on the safety of web-based technologies vs. desktop technologies.
  5. Identify potential social media risks and describe ways to minimize them.

      CE Hours: 6 (Ethics)

      Level:Introductory

      About the Presenter:

      Susan C. Litton, Ph.D. is a practicing psychologist in Decatur, GA, and also the creator and driving force behind PSYBooks (www.psybooks.com), a practice management system/telemental health platform for mental health professionals. Susan is weird mix: passionate about both clinical work and technology, holding degrees in both fields. When the first practice management systems came out many years ago, Susan just HAD to have one. Over the years, she tried several, liked certain things about each but disliked other things. Fascinated by the possibilities, she eventually decided to build one herself, with the goal of making it so user-friendly it would practically teach itself, and so feature-rich, it would have everything a mental health clinician might need. PSYBooks launched on July 7, 2014, as a full-fledged EHR and is continually adding new features to also become have a complete Patient Portal for those providing telemental health services.

      Registration Costs (per workshop):

      Early Bird Registration (Must be postmarked on or before November 30, 2018 to receive this rate.)

      • $140: GPA Members
      • $170: Non-members
      • $50: *GPA Student Members

      Registration (After November 30, 2018)

      • $150: GPA Members
      • $180: Non-members
      • $60: *GPA Student Members

      Must be logged into member profile to receive member rate.

      *If a GPA Student Member needs continuing education credits, he/she will need to pay the higher GPA Member fee regardless of status as a student.

      Cancellation Policy:

      All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Staci Bratcher via email (stacibratcher@gapsychology.org). A $35 cancellation fee will be charged for any cancellations prior to November 30, 2018. No refunds will be given after November 30, 2018.

      The Georgia Psychological Association is proud to sponsor and support a wide variety of workshops throughout the year as an APA approved sponsor of Continuing Education.