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Middlesex 10-14 Webinar: Maintaining A Psychological Practice in the Age of COVID19 and Beyond
Thursday, October 14, 2021, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: Affiliate Programs

Middlesex County Association of Psychologists
Maintaining A Psychological Practice in the Age of COVID19 and Beyond
1.0 CE Credit

Presenter: Allen Weg, EdD NJ Licensed Psychologist

Thursday, October 14, 2021
11:30 AM -11:45 AM Opening remarks
11:45 AM -12:45 PM Program presentation

12:45 PM -  1:00 PM Q and A; wrap up

Presenter: Allen Weg, EdD
Dr. Allen Weg is a NJ Licensed Psychologist. He is Founder and Executive Director of Stress and Anxiety Services of New Jersey, a multi-therapist independent practice with office suites in East Brunswick and Florham Park, specializing in individual as well as group cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. Allen is also Co-Founder and Past President on the Board of Directors of OCD New Jersey, an affiliate of the International OCD Foundation, where he is a member on the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board. 
Program description:
COVID19 has thrown all of us all completely into the virtual world of telehealth treatment, whether we were ready for it or not. Many believe that even when the present pandemic has passed us by completely, telehealth will remain an enduring component of our work, and the practice of psychology will never again be as it was pre-COVID.  This presentation will focus on the specific changes necessary for psychologists to adapt their practices to the age of COVID19 and beyond. 
 

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:
1. List the important components to cover in a telehealth agreement with clients
2. Apply guidelines and restrictions to preserve confidentiality when utilizing telehealth in psychological practice
3. Utilize telehealth services to enhance therapy in ways that would be difficult or impossible with in-person therapy
4. Design proactive changes in the design of one's independent practice to adapt to the new reality of telehealth services  
5. Address anxieties and concerns of clients reticent about utilizing telehealth services in lieu of in-person therapy

Cost of Program:  
FREE FOR MCAP MEMBERS [use your member benefits and attend for free!]
$15 FOR NON-MEMBERS PROFESSIONS

Click here to register:  http://mcapnj.eventbrite.com

1.0 CE Credit Available
This program is approved for 1 CE credit. The cost of a CE Certificate is $15 for NJPA members, $25 for non-members, and free for sustaining members.

Refund Policy:
Refunds will be granted for cancellations more than 24 hours in advance of the event start time or due to technological difficulties with the zoom process. Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Target Audience:  

This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students. It will be presented at an intermediate level, meant for those with some prior knowledge of the subject matter. The presenter does not have any commercial support and/ or conflict of interest for this program. 

Level of Learning:  Introductory
No prior knowledge of topic required. This program builds upon the completed foundation of a doctoral program in psychology, is relevant to psychological practice, helps psychologists keep pace with current assessment and intervention literature and practices and helps practicing psychologists develop and increase competencies.  

American With Disabilities Act:  Anyone requesting accommodations as per Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Dr. Michelle Drapkin at [email protected] ahead of the zoom even

NJPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. NJPA ensures that permission to use proprietary information, and steps to safeguard such information, are discussed with presenters at NJPA sponsored programs.  No materials (physical or electronic) provided to attendees at such programs may be shared. Dr. Weg has committed to discussing the accuracy and utility, including limitations, of the information being presented, to not use proprietary information and to not using identifying information if/when discussing a case. There appears to be no conflicts of interest or commercial supportDr. Weg will review limits of confidentiality with the audience before eliciting audience participation.  

This program is co-sponsored by NJPA and the Middlesex County Association of  Psychologists. NJPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.