Ethics & Risk Management: Expert Tips I
Jeffrey E. Barnett, PsyD, ABPP; Edward Zuckerman, PhD; Martin H. Williams, PhD; Thomas W. White, PhD; Michael Kandle, PsyD; Robert Gordon, PhD, ABPP; O. Brandt Caudill Jr.,J.D.; Lynn Collins, PhD
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Jeffrey E. Barnett, PsyD, ABPP, is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Loyola University Maryland. He also has an independent practice in Arnold, MD. His e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edward Zuckerman, PhD, has worked in community mental health, taught at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon and was in independent practice for almost 20 years. He earned his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Zuckerman is the author of the best-selling The Paper Office, which contains all the forms and guidance one needs to operate a private practice legally, ethically, and profitably (see www.theclinicianstoolbox.com). Dr. Zuckerman also edits the series of books called The Clinician's Toolbox for Guilford Press.
Financial: Dr. Zuckerman is an author for Professional Development Resources and receives royalties on sales of his courses.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Michael R. Kandle, PsyD is a licensed psychologist practicing in Durham, NH. He is a founding member of the New Hampshire Mental Health Coalition. His work with the coalition led to a banding together of professional and consumer groups advocationg better mental health care and earned him a gubernatorial citation.
Robert M. Gordon Ph.D. ABPP is a Diplomate of Clinical Psychology and a Diplomate of Psychoanalysis in Psychology, as well as Fellow of the Division of Psychoanalysis, and served on the governing council of the American Psychological Association. He was president of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and received its Distinguished Service Award. He authored many scholarly articles and books in the areas of psychotherapy, relationships, forensic psychology, personality assessment, diagnoses, the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual, ethics and the MMPI-2. He has a consulting practice in Allentown, PA.
O. Brandt Caudill Jr., J.D., is a prominent attorney in southern California who represents psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health workers in malpractice suits, licensing board actions and other legal matters. He is co-author of Law and Mental Health Professionals, California (1999) published by the American Psychological Association.
Lynn H. Collins, Ph.D., is associate professor of psychology at La Salle University and a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. She currently serves on the Pennsylvania
Psychological Association’s Electronic Media Communication Committee and is the moderator of several local, national and international listservs.