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The UPA Education Committee has been working very hard in setting up the next series of CE events for UPA.

Here is what to expect in the coming months:

November 13, 2015: Telepsychology: Use of Technology in Supervision and Service

UPA and the Utah Telehealth Network is pleased to offer a workshop on learning about how to ethically, legally, and effectively use telepsychology in your training program or practice.

This workshop will address:

  • ASPPB’s PsyPact and its implications for practice

  • An overview of the APA Telepsychology Guidelines

  • Trends in telehealth services

  • Local regulations regarding telepsychology

  • Billing for telepsychology services

  • HIPAA and privacy concerns

  • Technology options

  • Tips on effectively practicing using telepsychology

  • Discussion of ethical concerns related to telepsychology

Following this workshop, attendees will be able to:
Identify practical aspects of setting up a telepsychological health practice

  • Identify legal concerns specific to this type of practice, and how to ensure a legal practice

  • Identify ethical concerns related to the use of technology in therapy and supervision, and how to set up an ethical telepsychological health practice

  • Demonstrate knowledge of ways in which training directors and others responsible for training psychologists can stay abreast of changes and growth in this field, ensuring future ethical and legal practice

  • Demonstrate understanding of how to appropriately disseminate information gathered at this workshop to psychologist trainees      

This workshop will be offered in two formats:

  1.  In person at the Health Sciences Education Building on the University of Utah campus. Limited to 35 participants.  

  2. Distance training via webinar will also be available for additional participants. Webinar broadcasting is sponsored by the Utah Telehealth Network.


January 26, 2016: Teaching Resilience with Sam Goldstein, Ph.D.

March 18, 2016: Psychopharmacology with Morgan Sammons, Ph.D. ABPP 

 Early Career Psychologist Committee is offering a Webinar Series:   

Make your plans to attend this valuable series.

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  • Making psychology more visible to the public by providing public education on psychological issues, providing psychological resources and referrals, and disseminating psychological scientific knowledge.
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