Indiana Psychological Association - Event Information

Event Name:IPA 2020 Ethics Conference The Trust Sequence X: Perplexing Problems in Psychological Practice: Decision Science, Ethics & Risk Management
Event Type(s):CE Events
To ensure the safety of our attendees, speaker, and families, we will be offering the Ethics presentation through live electronic broadcast.
Registration ENDS Thursday, 5/28/2020 and cannot be processed on the day of the event.

2020 IPA Ethics Conference
The Trust Sequence X: Perplexing Problems in Psychological Practice: Decision Science, Ethics & Risk Management
May 29, 2020

Join online 8:30-9:00 a.m. ET
Sequence X: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET with lunch from noon to 1:00 p.m.

We will share Go To Webinar link with registered attendees via e-mail in the week prior to event.​
Attendees will earn 6 Category I CE Ethics credits and eligibility to receive a 15% discount on their Trust Sponsored Professional Liability Policy premium (for 2 consecutive years at policy renewal).
The Trust’s workshops and webinars are appropriate primarily for psychologists and psychology students, but may also be useful to other related behavioral health practitioners.


The Trust Sequence X:  Perplexing Problems in Psychological Practice:  Decision Science, Ethics, and Risk Management
For over two decades, The Trust has worked to educate and support psychologists in improving their risk management skills and strategies by providing live workshops, webinars, risk management consultation and expanding resources. The 10th workshop in our Sequence series will continue to emphasize more applied, integrated and strategic methods to help you protect yourself from adverse disciplinary and legal actions, and stay grounded in ethical principles and practices. The Trust Risk Management Consultants have culled subject matter from some 80,000 consultations provided to date to focus this workshop on problems practitioners often encounter. Topics will include how decision science can inform clinical and ethical decision-making; interjurisdictional practice challenges and navigating the PSYPACT era; complexities in structuring and conducting supervision; managing technology and privacy concerns in practice; and handling subpoenas and depositions. The workshop is designed for an intermediate level.

Learning Objectives
1.  Describe basic principles of risk management, as applied to several specific clinical situations that frequently arise in professional practice.
2.  Identify core heuristics and biasing processes that can interfere with appropriate risk management and ethical decision-making.
3.  List three strategies to ameliorate decision-making challenges.
4.  Describe preliminary considerations prior to engaging in interjurisdictional practice.
5.  Evaluate potential issues and preventive responses to supervisory risks.
6.  Identify three methods for reducing privacy risks when using technology in clinical practice and responding appropriately to breaches if they occur.
7.  Name three strategies for handling subpoenas and deposition demands.

Presenter:  Amanda Zelechoski, J.D., PhD., ABPP
Amanda D. Zelechoski is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist and attorney. Dr. Zelechoski received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, her M.S. and Ph.D. from Drexel University, and her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute (Brookline, MA) and is board certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. She has worked clinically with adults, children, and families in inpatient, outpatient, and forensic settings.

Dr. Zelechoski is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at Valparaiso University, where she also serves as coordinator of the Dual Degree Graduate Programs in Law and Psychology. She teaches a wide variety of courses, including ethics and professional development in psychology, and provides clinical supervision to graduate students. Her primary research interests include forensic and mental health assessment, at-risk, delinquent, and traumatized youth, child custody and child welfare, and the intersection of psychology, law, and public policy. She also conducts research related to best practices in teaching and training in the areas of psychology, law, and trauma. In addition to her teaching and research interests, Dr. Zelechoski conducts forensic and psychological evaluations and has provided training and consultation to numerous mental health, law enforcement, and correctional agencies.

Amanda Zelechoski, J.D., Ph.D, ABPP
IPA Platinum Members:  $140
IPA Premier, New, Emeritus-Practicing:  $225
IPA Basic, Academic Membership, Emeritus-Not Practicing, Affiliate Members:  $285
Non-IPA Members:  $325

IPA Students Members: contact for student rate/registration

This conference is co-sponsored by The Trust.
The Indiana Psychological Association (IPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Indiana Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Indiana State Psychology Board and Indiana Behavioral Health Board:
· IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for psychologists.
· IPA is  an approved provider of Category I continuing education for LSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LMFTA, LCAC and LAC.
Licensees must judge the program’s relevance to their professional practice.
All licensees who attend the workshop and complete the evaluation form will receive a CE certificate confirming that 6 Category I CE credits were earned.
Please note that APA rules require that credit be given only to those who attend the entire workshop.  Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leaving early will not receive CE credits.  Partial credit cannot be given.
In addition, those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leaving early will not be eligible for the 15% premium discount from The Trust as described below:
Eligibility for Insurance Premium Discounts (per The Trust):
Workshop completion earns 6 CE credits and eligibility to receive a 15% premium discount on your Trust Sponsored Professional Liability Insurance for your next 2 consecutive policy periods (
good for 15 months after the training date, or that the discount may be good for two consecutive years depending on the member's policy renewal dates)
. To obtain CE discounts, submit CE certification from an organization approved by APA to offer CE credit (must have been completed within the previous 15 months) with the insurance application. Discounts cannot be combined and are not applicable to Researcher/Academician or Student policies. Group policies become eligible for the CE discount when at least 50% of those insured under the group policy submit CE certification. All applications are individually underwritten and submission of CE certification will not guarantee insurance policy issuance or renewal.

Event Date:5/29/2020
Event Time:8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location:Live Webinar
Contact Person:Connie Vore
(phone: 3172577449)
Event Registration:
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