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Practicing Psychology: Current Legal and Ethical Issues presented by Richard Bloch, Esq.

Practicing Psychology: Current Legal and Ethical Issues

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 practicing psychology.

This workshop fulfills CE licensing requirement for education about laws pertaining to the practice of
psychology; ethics and professional conduct in the practice of psychology; or managing risks
associated with the practice of psychology.

Program Description: The workshop will focus on the current Maryland laws and regulations applicable
to mental health service providers, including telepsychology, rights of a minor to consent to treatment,
confidentiality, subpoenas and testifying, mandatory reporting, and obligations under the No Surprises
Act.

Learning Objectives: After attending this workshop, it is expected that participants be able to:
Describe the legal and ethical issues relating to the practice of psychology.
Explain the psychologist’s obligations under the No Surprises Act.
Recognize reportable instances under the mandatory reporting laws.
Explain the discretion of the psychologist regarding the rights of a minor to consent to
treatment.

Describe the limitations and requirements for telehealth.
Explain the mental health practitioner’s role in responding to subpoenas and in court
proceedings.

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.

Richard Bloch receives a speakers honorarium from APP for this presentation. There is no conflict of interest or
commercial support to report.

APP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. APP
maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more information contact apponline.org.

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Date

Oct 15 2023
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Time

9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Cost

$80.00

Location

Online Virtual Event
Category

Speaker

  • 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.