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Laws and Ethics Update: No Surprises and More

A CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM

Sponsored By Association of Practicing Psychologists, Montgomery-Prince George’s Counties, Inc.

Sunday, October 16, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

 Laws and Ethics Update: No Surprises and More                   Presented by Richard Bloch, Esq.

 Workshop Level: All levels

This workshop is for licensed psychologists who want to discuss current legal and ethical issues relating to documentation, confidentiality, telehealth, court proceedings and the No Surprises Act.

                                                            

Program Description: The workshop will focus on the recent changes in Maryland laws and regulations applicable to mental health service providers, including telepsychology and PSYPACT, social media and your practice, minors’ consent to treatment, confidentiality, documentation, subpoenas and testifying, and notices and disclosures under the No Surprises Act.

Learning Objectives:  After attending this workshop, it is expected that participants be able to:

  • Explain the need for documentation and maintenance of confidentiality of records
  • Identify and discuss the regulations, benefits and risks of telemedicine and PSYPACT
  • Explain the impact of the expanded minors’ consent to treatment
  • Explain and discuss subpoenas, the therapist’s role in litigation and how to prepare for testifying
  • Identify and discuss the requirements under the No Surprises Act

About the Presenter:  Richard Bloch is President of Shiling, Bloch & Hirsch, P.A. and has been in private practice in Maryland since 1972.  He received his B.A. from the George Washington University and his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.  He is admitted to practice in Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.  His practice focuses primarily on health law and representation of healthcare providers before the Boards of Examiners, business law, estate planning and administration, and civil litigation.  He is a member of the Maryland Bar Association and the Baltimore County Bar Association.  Mr. Bloch has been General Counsel to the Maryland Psychological Association since 1979.  He has written numerous articles and lectures frequently on legal and ethical issues pertaining to the practice of psychology and mental health.

 

Disclosures:  Richard Bloch receives a speaker’s honorarium from APP for this presentation.  There is no conflict of interest or commercial support to report.

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Oct 16 2022

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9:00 am - 12:15 pm

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$70.00

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  • Richard Bloch Esq.
    Richard Bloch Esq.

    Richard Bloch is President of Shiling, Bloch & Hirsch, P.A. and has been in private practice in Maryland since 1972. He received his B.A. from the George Washington University and his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.

    He is admitted to practice in Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. His practice focuses primarily on health law and representation of healthcare providers before the Boards of Examiners, business law, estate planning and administration, and civil litigation. He is a member of the Maryland Bar Association and the Baltimore County Bar Association. Mr. Bloch has been General Counsel to the Maryland Psychological Association since 1979.

    He has written numerous articles and lectures frequently on legal and ethical issues pertaining to the practice of psychology and mental health.