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Ethics by Dr. Michael Donner

  • May 04, 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Auditorium, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111


  • Current UPA members

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Ethics Update

2018 is licensing renewal year!  Psychologists need Ethics for renewal!

Presented by: Michael Donner, PhD (Back by popular demand!)

May 4, 2018

Registration: 8:30 A.M.

Workshop:  9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 

6.0 Ethics CE Hours

Learning Objectives:

After completing this program, participants will:

  1. Have been taught a model for ethical decision making that can be applied to a wide range of clinical practice.
  1. Be able to distinguish between risk management and ethical practice.
  1. Have learned how anxiety interferes with clinical and ethical decision-making.
  1. Have learned the difference between privacy, privilege and confidentiality.
  1. Understand the difference between the legal and the ethical aspects of confidentiality.
  1. Have reviewed the key elements of the telepsychology guidelines of the American Psychological Association and other professional associations.
  1. Have considered various clinical aspects of the use of telepsychology, including issues of distraction and emotional disconnection. Indications and contraindications for telepsychology will be reviewed.
  1. Have reviewed the key components Clinicians in the Courtroom, including the interface between practice and the legal system.
  1. Have reviewed the different kinds of testimony of a clinician in the courtroom, including treating expert, forensic expert and percipient witness.

Presenter Biography:

Michael Donner is a psychoanalyst and clinical and forensic psychologist in Oakland, California. He is the President of the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis where he was until recently Faculty Co-Chair and a member of the Ethics and Impairment Committee. He is the moderator of the SFCP East Bay Clinical Forum.

Dr. Donner is also the Past-Chair of the California Psychological Association (CPA) Division of Clinical and Professional Practice and Section on Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He served for six years and is the immediate past Chair of the CPA Ethics Committee and Ethics and served for 10 years as the Chair of the Professional Affairs Committee of the Alameda County Psychological Association.   



Before April 28, 2018: $125
April 28, 2018 or later: $150


Before April 28, 2018: $225
April 28, 2018 or later:  $250

Student members:  $15
Non-member students: $45


Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Auditorium
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

How to register:

Online: visit www.utpsych.org
Telephone: Call Teresa Bruce at 801-410-0337
Mail: Mail check to UPA, 5442 South 900 East, Ste. 512, SLC, UT  84117.
On-site: Day of event, registration begins at 8:30 AM

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