The Business of Psychological PracticeCE Hours: 2
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Course Fee: $19.95
Access: Course is available for 30 days after registration
This fascinating presentation covers a broad area of topics related to the business aspects of the practice of psychology, and that from a Christian perspective. The format utilized primarily a question and answer approach to addressing the questions most pressing to the audience in attendance.
Psychologists, community mental health professionals, counselors, social workers
This course was designed to help you:
- Apply the rudimentary aspects of the business of psychology.
- Analyze contract negotiations with insurers.
- Identify professional boundaries in regards to monies and collections.
- Predict the impact of said monies on psychotherapeutic transference and countertransference.
- Identify roles of psychological extenders (i.e. counselors) and support staff.
- Review the importance of Board Certification.
- Describe the psychologists' roles in the hospital medical staff.
- Identify development of a self-concept of the psychologist as a doctor.
Dr. Avie Rainwater is the Senior Partner of LifeCare Psychology Group, LLC, a multi-disciplinary mental health practice located in Florence, S.C. The practice is dedicated to integrating the benefits of professional psychology with the eternal characteristics, beliefs and practices of the Christian faith for the provision of psychotheological therapies. Dr. Rainwater has been in practice for more than twenty-five years and is Board Certified in Clinical Psychology, is a Senior Fellow of the Biofeedback Certification Institute and a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. He holds a masters degree in Counseling Psychology and Clinical Psychology as well as the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. His training was obtained at Oklahoma State University, Children's Medical Center of Tulsa and Dartmouth Medical School. He is a member of the Medical Staff of several hospitals, including McLeod Regional Medical Center where he serves on the Leadership Committee and the Physician Health Committee. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry for the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C.
Professional and Continuing Education CE Hours:Psychologists: Regent University's School of Psychology and Counseling Professional and Continuing Education Program is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The School of Psychology and Counseling's Professional and Continuing Education Program maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
Regent University School of Psychology and Counseling's Professional and Continuing Education opportunities are also eligible as psychologists training by the Virginia Board of Psychology (LCP - 18 VAC125-20-122).
Counselors: Regent University, School of Psychology and Counseling, is an NBCC-Approved Professional and Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.
In Virginia, the SPC continuing education courses may also fulfill the continuing education requirements for counselors (LPC - 18 VAC 115-20-106), substance abuse treatment providers (LSATP - 18 VAC 115-60-116), and marriage and family therapists (LMFT - 18 VAC 115-50-96).
Note: This course will be available to you for 30 days from your registration date. Please complete the course and the quiz within 30 days.
Web address: http://www.regent.edu/psychology/ce
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Director of Professional and Continuing Education
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School of Psychology & Counseling
1000 Regent University Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA 23464