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CPA Webinar - Telepsych and PSYPACT

  • 15 Mar 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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CPA Webinar - Hosted by Darius Fathi, Psy.D. 


Telepsych and PSYPACT

Friday, March 15, 2019 
12:00 - 1:00 pm 


Presented by:


Alex. M. Siegel, J.D., Ph.D.

Director of Professional Affairs 
Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards

 
1 CE Credit for Psychologists 

Free for CPA Members      $35 for non-CPA Members


** A Link for the webinar will be sent out to registrants **

The presentation will cover the need and rationale for allowing psychologists to use electronic communications interjurisdictionally to provide telepsychological services ethically and legally to patients. The presentation will explore the obstacles for interjurisdictional telepsychology practice and offer solutions for the ethical and legal interjurisdictional practice and provide a discussion of ASPPB's E.Passport and the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact, PSYPACT. 
 
Objectives:
1. Learn what telepsych is and the benefits of using it to provide services to patients
2. Become familiar with ethical and legal ways to provide interjurisdictional  telepsychological services to patients.
3. Become familiar with E.Passport and PSYPACT and how psychologists can obtain an E.Passport.
 



Dr. Alex M. Siegel is an attorney and clinical psychologist. Three different Pennsylvania Governors (Ridge, Schweiker and Rendell) appointed Dr. Siegel to the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology. He served on the Board for 13 years, 6 of which as Chair of the State Board.  Dr. Siegel was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB). He was also elected President of ASPPB in 2008. Currently, Dr. Siegel is the Director of Professional Affairs (DPA) for ASPPB. In his role as DPA, he serves as a liaison between ASPPB and state and national psychological associations. He provides training to new members of psychology licensing boards in the U.S. and the colleges of psychology in Canada. He was staff to the APA/ASPPB/APAIT joint task force on telepsychology and to the ASPPB task force on regulations for interjurisdictional telepsychological practice. He is a member of the PSYPACT task force. He is also a member of ASPPB Supervision Guidelines task force and Chair of the Model Act and Regulations Committee (MARC).  In addition, Dr. Siegel consults with state governments, attorneys, courts and maintains a small clinical and forensic practice.

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