2018 Early-Session Legislative Update Webinar with CE Credits 

This webinar is free to CPA members and for non-members it is $29. 1 CE credit will be available to those who complete a survey and a quiz about the webinar.

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Speaker: Julie A. Jacobs, Psy.D., J.D.

Julie A. Jacobs, Psy.D., J.D., is a Colorado psychologist and attorney.  After practicing as a clinical psychologist for 12 years, Dr. Jacobs went to the University of Colorado School of Law where she graduated in the top 6% of her class.  She recently established her own law firm, Julie A. Jacobs, P.C., focusing on the formation and maintenance of mental health practices as well as risk management and ethics consultations.  Dr. Jacobs also works as a Risk Management Consultant through The Trust.  

CE Credit: 1 Hour 
This one-hour webinar will cover the progress of specific 2018 legislation and what's expected through the 2018 session (including PSYPACT legislation, a main focus for CPA this year). It also provides an overview of the differences between statutes, regulations, and policies that govern practice and shows you how to access all of this guidance to be fully aware of the "rules" and stay in compliance.
  • review of legal issues in Colorado, looking at Colorado laws, rules, and policies related to psychology;
  • legislative round-up of recent laws in CO relevant to psychologists;
  • pending legislation – PSYPACT (Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact) -  to facilitate telehealth and temporary in-person, face-to-face practice of psychology across jurisdictional boundaries;
  • risk management strategy of knowing and understanding the rules under which psychologists operate
Learning objectives:
  • identify the laws, regulations, policies, and other guidance that govern the practice of psychology in Colorado
  • describe recent and pending legislation in Colorado and understand the impact of such legislation on the practice of psychology
  • implement processes and policies to increase compliance with relevant laws and regulations 
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**CPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.