This course introduces psychotherapists to the legal responsibilities, risks and dilemmas inherent in their work with minors and their families.
Topics include record-keeping, informed consent, reporting of child maltreatment, parental access to records, dealing with lawyers and subpoenas, termination and abandonment, conflicts of interest and boundaries, and insurance reimbursement.
Part of the Child and Adolescent Seminar Series.
April 26; May 3, 10, 17 2023
6:00 pm-7:30 p.m. EST
Online, live via Zoom
Registration will close 48 hours prior to the start of the event.
Heather Saslovsky, JD
Heather Saslovsky has spent her adult life in New York City Family Court in a variety of positions, including the last sixteen years as an attorney who represents children. Heather’s practice is mostly delinquency defense and child protective matters, but also includes other Family Court matters on occasion, including custody, visitation, paternity, and order of protection cases. Heather enjoys interdisciplinary collaboration, watching the Yankees, funny t-shirts, and hanging out with her family.
Adelphi University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Adelphi University maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Adelphi University, Derner School of Psychology, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0024 and by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0607 and by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0185 and by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0083.
This continuing education seminar, seminar instructor/s, and the Postgraduate Programs as the seminar’s sponsor, receive no commercial support for the content of instruction (e.g., research grants funding research findings etc.), or benefit for endorsement of products (e.g., books, training, drugs, etc.) that are known to present a conflict of interest.
Full refunds are issued for cancellations made up to 7 working days before the event. Cancellations of less than 7 days for any reason, or no-shows are not refunded. Credit towards a future event/workshop are issued for cancellations less than 7 days and up to 24 hours before the event. No credit is issued for cancellations less than 24 hours before the events or no-shows.