Ethical Issues in Psychoanalytic Practice at WCSPP

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Scientific Meeting: 2 CE Hours available for LCSW’s, LMSW’s, LP’s, LMFT’s, LMHC’s, LCAT’s

Alan R. Fleischman, MD, Moderator Friday, February 8,2019 8:00 p.m.

Suggested contribution: $20 Admission with CE: $30 Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation 468 Rosedale Avenue White Plains, NY  10605
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Presented by the Psychoanalytic Association of WCSPP
A panel discussion on ethical and legal issues including patient-therapist boundaries, fees, truth telling, confidentiality, supervision, and therapist competence.

Moderator:  Alan R. Fleischman, MD Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health; Senior Associate, Center for Bioethics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Panelists: Robert L. Klitzman, MD Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Masters in Bioethics Program, College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Joseph Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.
Allison Kochman, Esq. Assistant General Counsel, Office of Legal Affairs, Montefiore Medical Center
George Goldstein, PhD Former Director, WCSPP;  Supervisor, NYU Post Doctoral Program; Faculty and Supervisor, Adelphi Post Doctoral Program; Faculty and Supervisor, The Suffolk Institute.

The Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy is recognized by NY State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Clinical Social Workers # 00063; Licensed Psychoanalysts # P-0027; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists #MFT-0040; Licensed Mental Health Counselors #MHC-0075; and Licensed Creative Arts Therapists #CAT-0028.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees will be able to:
1) describe ethical and legal issues in psychoanalytic practice;
2) discuss alternative approaches to coping with boundary problems, truth-telling to patients, and maintaining confidentiality;
3) discuss the issue of colleagues who have questionable competence; and
4) assess ethical and legal obligation in reporting the conduct of colleagues to professional societies and boards.

A completed evaluation must be submitted at the end of the conference.

Who should attend:  Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychoanalysts, other mental health professionals, nurses, graduate students.
The Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
is a non-profit psychoanalytic training institute chartered in 1974
by the Regents of the University of the State of New York.
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