System Resource Management for Legal-Ethical Incorporation of Interns and Supervisees in Mental Health Private Practice

0.5 CE Credit Hours. Legal-Ethical. Continuing Education Session Replay

Presented By: Tara Sanderson, PsyD, MBA

Join Dr. Tara Sanderson as she instructs you on what legal, ethical, and HIPAA standards are applicable to practices and what systems and tools can and should be implemented in order to support both your practice and interns/supervisees in meeting those rules and standards.

Course Description

Educational Objectives

  • Understand the Legal, Ethical, HIPAA, Licensing Board, and Educational Institution related rules in regards to having interns and supervisees in your practice.
  • Develop a plan to manage systems and processes for equipping supervisees and interns to ethically and securely provide services in your practice.
  • Maintain an awareness of high risk issues and monitoring while supervising interns and supervisees in your practice.
  • Understand the actual costs (financial and time) of having interns and supervisees in your practice.


  • Welcome, Introductions
  • Understand where to look for the rules that apply to your practice when it comes to interns
  • Understanding your budget
  • Define what tools you need
  • Create a plan to navigate risk issues
  • Develop a cost effective plan for having interns.
  • Q&A Closing


  • American Psychological Association. (2017). Ethical principles of psychologists and code of conduct. Washington, DC: Author.
  • Bradley, L.J. & Ladany, N. (2001). Counselor Supervision: Principles, Process, and Practice. Braun-Brumfield, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • US Dept. of Health and Human Services. (2006). HIPAA Administrative Simplification. Washington, DC: Author.
  • US Dept. of Health and Human Services. (2013). HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule. Washington, DC: Author.
  • Person Centered Tech: PCT Training Plans and articles
0.5 CE Credit Hours.

Presented/Developed By

Dr. Tara Sanderson, PsyD, MBA runs a successful group practice in Tigard, Oregon. She has been teaching, training and supporting Student Interns and Preliminary Licensed Supervisees for over 15 years. In addition to understanding the Ethical ramifications of supervision, Dr. Sanderson also has her MBA and has studied the business dynamics of supporting a business. She teaches a course on How to Start a Private Practice designed for clinicians getting ready to launch into business for themselves. Her course on How to Have Interns in Your Practice has recently launched. In that course she shares in depth about how to responsibly and ethically have interns in your practice. It also comes with all the forms you need to create the process for managing and monitoring the interns in your practice. She is the author of Too Much, Not Enough: A guide to decreasing anxiety and creating balance through intentional choices.

On a personal note, Tara enjoys playing table top role playing games with family and friends, motorcycling with her husband and geocaching while she travels.


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Program Notices

Accuracy, Utility, and Risks Statement:

This program discusses strategies for complying with HIPAA and some other US Federal rules. It may not include information on all applicable state laws. Misapplication of the materials, or errors in the materials, could result in non-compliance with applicable laws or ethics codes.

Conflicts of Interest: None noted.

Commercial Support: None noted.

This course is subject to our cancellation/refund policy and complaint policy.

0.5 CE Credit Hours.

0.5 CE Credit Hours. Legal-Ethical. Continuing Education Session Replay


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