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Therapy Tidbits – January/February 2019

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Therapy Tidbits – November/December 2018 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Nov/Dec 2018 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep mental health professionals informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are:

2019 Brings Overhaul of Testing Codes and Payment Changes – Discusses the new coding structure for central nervous system (CNS) assessments and confusion about the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
2019 Code Changes, MIPS Requirements, Oh My! – Explains the major procedure code changes coming in 2019 and how psychologists may be impacted.

Midterm Elections Don’t Signal Single-Payer Health Care Anytime Soon – Reviews the current state of health care possibilities following the midterm election results.
Psychology and Song – Examines how music can affect us both physiologically and emotionally.
Fee Splitting is Unethical - and Sometimes Illegal – Describes the ins and outs of fee splitting and how to remain both ethical and legal in practice.
3 Questions to Ask HIPAA Vendors – Provides answers for three important questions to consider when selecting a HIPPA service.
Meeting Needs, Not Schedules – An inside look at the concierge model of psychology, including tips for successful practice.
Confronting Dissatisfaction with Professional Services – Provides twelve risk management strategies for psychologists to minimize and hopefully avoid consumer dissatisfaction, as well as ethical and legal complaints
Advertising Offers Must be Ethical – Reviews considerations for advertising psychological services both ethically and legally.

Kids’ Behavior Problems Often Misdiagnosed – Discusses the ramifications of different parenting factors on children’s behavior and the misdiagnosing of emotional and behavioral disorders.

Course #11-25 | 2019 | 22 pages | 10 posttest questions


Dec 31, 2028


Counselor CE, Psychology CE, Social Work CE





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Paula Hartman-Stein, PhD; Dana Beezley-Smith, PhD, et al.

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Professional Development Resources Therapy Tidbits – January/February 2019, Therapy Tidbits, The National Psychologist, CE, CEU, continuing education, online course

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