Vermont  Psychological Association

Working to advance mental health care for Vermonters since 1950

Photograph by Jonathan King

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.

Clinicians who attended the Legislative Updates in Rutland and Colchester have this to say:

Great information and discussion!

Very helpful!

Wonderful Presentation!

Motivating as well as informative

Very helpful session.  VPA should sponsor a legislative update every year.

Don't miss your chance to attend!  Register today (see below) to reserve your space.

Registration Fee--Bennington

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November 14

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.

Registration Fee--White River Junction

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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

Video Webinar!

12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

No special software needed to participate and interact--you can participate from the comfort of your home or office!

White River Junction

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

VA Hospital

Legislative Updates 2017 - 3 CE Credits