Understanding Legal Issues within Mental Health

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Friday, March 26, 2021  | 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Conference Location:

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8:55am - Overview of the Legal System and Legal Pitfalls in Mental Health Practice -Diana Mullis, MD & E. Thomas Lewis III, MD

10:10am - Subpoenas: Now What? -Vivian Fairbairn, JD, MUSC Assistant General Counsel

11:10am - Basics of Testimony -Sheresa Christopher, PhD & Abby Mulay,PhD

1:10pm - Testifying in Practice: A Mock Trial Experience -Diana Mullis, MD, Sheresa Christopher, PhD, E. Thomas Lewis III, MD, Abby Mulay PhD, Christopher Fields, MD & Emily Gottfried, PhD

3:25pm - Special Topics in Mental Health Practice -E. Thomas Lewis III, MD & Emily Gottfried, PhD


The South Carolina Board of Examiners in Psychology will approve up to 6.0 Category A credits.
The South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists will approve up to 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.
The South Carolina Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization has approved this activity for up to 6.0 CLE credits.
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology. The Medical University of South Carolina designates this activity for a maximum of 6.0 credits. The APA Continuing Education Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. 


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