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2023 Trust Workshop: Sequence X: Perplexing Problems in Psychological Practice: Decision Science, Ethics & Risk Management (ONLINE)
Friday, June 09, 2023, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
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Event Information

For over two decades, The Trust has worked to educate and support psychologists in improving their risk management skills and strategies by providing live workshops, webinars, risk management consultation and expanding resources. The 10th workshop in our Sequence series will continue to emphasize more applied, integrated and strategic methods to help you protect yourself from adverse disciplinary and legal actions, and stay grounded in ethical principles and practices.The Trust Risk
Management Consultants have culled subject matter from some 80,000 consultations provided to date to focus this workshop on problems practitioners often encounter. Topics will include how decision science can inform clinical and ethical decision-making; interjurisdictional practice challenges and navigating the PSYPACT era; complexities in structuring and conducting supervision; managing technology and privacy concerns in practice; and handling subpoenas and depositions. The workshop is designed for an intermediate level.


6 CE Hours available
Date: June 9, 2023
Time: 8:30am - 4pm CST
Morning Session: 8:30am - 12pm (15 minute break)
Lunch (Roughly 12pm - 1pm)
Afternoon Session: 1pm - 4pm (15 minute break)
Location Zoom: credentials will be emailed to registrants closer to the event.
IPA Member: $165
IPA Lifetime Member/ECP Member: $99
IPA Retired Member (No CE Credits): $66
IPA Student Member: $0
Non-Member: $231


About the Speaker

Daniel O. Taube earned his J.D. from Villanova University in 1985 and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Hahnemann University in 1987, as a member of the Hahnemann/ Villanova Joint Psychology and Law Graduate Program. He is a Professor Emeritus at the California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco at Alliant International University, past Psy.D. Program Director, founder and coordinator of the Forensic Family Child.

His areas of professional focus include ethical and legal issues in professional practice, child protection, and addictions. In addition to his teaching and research interests, he has been in private practice since 1990, has served on the APA Ethics Appeals Panel for over 20 years, and taught graduate and professional level courses on ethical and legal issues in professional practice for 25 years. Dr. Taube regularly consults with a wide range of practitioners and community agencies regarding standards of practice and ethical concerns.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe basic principles of risk management, as applied to several specific clinical situations that frequently arise in professional practice
  2. Identify core heuristics and biasing processes that can interfere with appropriate risk management and ethical decision-making
  3. List three strategies to ameliorate decision-making challenges
  4. Describe preliminary considerations prior to engaging in interjurisdictional practice
  5. Evaluate potential issues and preventive responses to supervisory risks
  6. Identify three methods for reducing privacy risks when using technology in clinical practice and responding appropriately to breaches if they occur
  7. Name three strategies for handling subpoenas and deposition demands.


Event Details


Continuing Education: Sequence X: Perplexing Problems in Psychological Practice: Decision Science, Ethics & Risk Management is sponsored by The Trust. The Trust is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Trust maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Those who attend the workshop and complete the Trust evaluation form will receive six continuing education credits. Please note that APA CE rules require that we only give credit to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credits and will not be eligible for the 15% premium discount.

Continuing Education Grievance Policy The Trust is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists. The Trust will comply with all legal and ethical guidelines for non-discrimination in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of CE participants. The Trust CE Director is responsible for complying with these standards. While the Trust strives to assure fair treatment for all participants and to anticipate problems before they occur, occasionally grievances may be filed. In cases where a participant files a written or oral grievance, the following actions are taken:

  1. If the grievance concerns the content of the workshop, webinar, book, or the continuing education test, a Trust representative will mediate and will be the final arbitrator. If the participant requests action, the CE Director or a Trust representative will either provide a credit for a subsequent CE offering or provide a partial or full refund of the CE fee already paid.
  2. Actions involving a credit or a refund will require a written note documenting the grievance for record-keeping purposes. The aggrieved individual need not sign the note. If the grievance specifically concerns The Trust, the CE Director or Trust representative will attempt to arbitrate.

Direct correspondence to: Continuing Education, The Trust, 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 700, Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: (800) 477-1200, Email: [email protected]

Eligibility for Insurance Premium Discounts Workshop completion earns 6 CE credits and eligibility to receive a 15% premium discount on your Trust Sponsored Professional Liability Insurance for your next 2 consecutive policy periods. To obtain CE discounts, submit CE certification from an organization approved by APA to offer CE credit (must have been completed within the previous 15 months) with the insurance application. Discounts cannot be combined and are not applicable to Researcher/Academician or Student policies. Group policies become eligible for the CE discount when at least 50% of those insured under the group policy submit CE certification. All applications are individually underwritten and submission of CE certification will not guarantee insurance policy issuance or renewal.

Please complete the online registration process. Registration will close on June 8, 2023 at 9am. There will no refunds or cancellations after June 8, 2023 at 9am.