2017 Update on New Laws & Regulations that Impact the Practice of Psychology in Maryland
Dr. Berman is a psychologist with an independent practice specializing in addictions and forensics. In his role with the MPA, he serves as a liaison between psychologists, managed care/insurance companies, state agencies and other professional associations.
This presentation meets the requirements for the topic of laws, ethics and risk management.
Who should attend this event? Psychologists, Social Workers and Licensed Counselors
- Describe legislation passed in the MD 2017 legislative season that affects health care professionals
- Explain recent changes to HIPAA that affect health care professionals
- Identify possible outcomes of changes to the Affordable Care Act that will affect the provision of behavioral health care
Overlooking Sheppard Pratt’s beautiful landscaped grounds, this year-round, state- of-the-art conference facility features a 200-seat auditorium, five climate-controlled classrooms, catering and dining services, videoconferencing services, comprehensive audio-visual services and free parking.
To reach the Conference Center, enter the campus from Charles Street using Gatehouse Drive. Stay on Gatehouse Drive bearing left when it forks at Pratt Drive.
Continue a short distance and Conference Center Drive will be on your left. Follow Conference Center Drive to the facility.
Park in front of the building
We recommend the Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel for lodging during your stay. Please call them at 410-321-7400 and indicate your involvement in The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt Symposium to receive a discounted corporate rate.
In accord with Sheppard Pratt's Disclosure Policy, as well as standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the
American Medical Association (AMA), all planners, reviewers and speakers have been asked to disclose any relationship he /she has with any entity
producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. All
planners, reviewers and speakers have also been asked to disclose any payments accepted for this lecture form any entity besides Sheppard Pratt
Health System, and if there will be discussion of any products, services or off-label uses of product(s) during this presentation.
Paul Berman, Ph.D. reports having no financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or
services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. He will not be discussing any patient products, services or off-label uses in
Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement
or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during
the past 12 months: Faith Dickerson, Ph.D., Ellen Mongan, M.D., Caroline Cahn, LCSW-C,Tom Flis, LCPC, Michael Gugerty, Ph.D., Robert Roca,
M.D., Drew Pate, M.D., Briana Riemer, M.D, Jennifer Tornabene and Bonnie Katz.
Psychologist Statement: Sheppard Pratt Health System is authorized by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a sponsor of continuing education. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Sheppard Pratt Health System designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.0 CEU hours for Psychologists. Psychologists should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Social Work Statement: Sheppard Pratt Health System is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners of Maryland to offer continuing education for Social Workers. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. This activity is approved for 3.0 CEU contact hours in Category 1 credits for Social Workers.
Counseling Statement: Sheppard Pratt Health System has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5098. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Sheppard Pratt Health System is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This activity is approved for 3.0 clock hours for National Certified Counselors.
- 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
- 3.00 Category I credits for Social Workers
- 3.00 CEU Hours for Psychologists
- 3.00 Participation