Vermont  Psychological Association

Working to advance mental health care for Vermonters since 1950


12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Ethan Allen Room

Capitol Plaza Hotel

Photograph by Jonathan King


9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Conference Room D, Leahy Center

Rutland Regional Medical Center

December 4

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the new legal requirements for receiving reimbursement for telehealth sessions.
  2. Understand the new parameters of recent duty-to-warn-legislation.
  3. Understand the requirements and restrictions on pending psychologist-prescriber legislation.
Registration Fee--Bennington

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October 23


4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Hall of Fame Room

Tarrant Recreation Center

St. Michael's College

October 3

November 14

Registration Fee--Colchester

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Dr. Rick Barnett, licensed clinical psychologist and active legislative advocate, will discuss recent legislation affecting mental health care and your clients.    This course is approved for 3 CE credits for licensed psychologists.  All attendance fees will be used to support VPA's legislative advocacy efforts at the state and federal levels.

The course will include the following:

Space is limited, so sign up TODAY!

Registration Fee--White River Junction

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Registration Fee--Rutland

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Mandated Reporting

Duty to Warn

  • Recent legislation addressing the 2016 Vermont Supreme Court decision in Kuligoski v. Brattleboro Retreat

 Telehealth for Therapy

  • History
  • Recent legislation
  • Documentation/consent
  • Technology platforms
  • Pros & cons
  • Case examples
  • Ethics

Psychologists and Psychopharmacology

  • History
  • Training Requirements
  • Pending Legislation
  • Pros & cons

 Q&A Session


10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Conference Room

Mt. Anthony Primary Care

White River Junction

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

VA Hospital

Legislative Updates 2017 - 3 CE Credits

Registration Fee--Montpelier

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September 25