111: Financial Success in Independent Practice---Practical Strategies and Ethical Practice

DAY
August 07, 2014
Time & Place
8 a.m.-3:50 p.m.
Level
Introductory
CE Credits
7
Enrollment Limit
60
Description
This introductory workshop is designed for early career professionals considering private practice as a career path or those working in organizations who want to make the transition to private practice. Issues related to entrepreneurship; choice of practice arrangement; fee setting, billing, and collecting; the use of ancillary professionals; financial planning; practicing outside of managed care will all be discussed. Ethical issues related to the business of practice will be highlighted.
Learning Objectives
1. List at least two advantages and two disadvantages of choosing private practice as a career path.
2. List three characteristics of entrepreneurship and how they relate to success in private practice.
3. Compare two advantages of starting one’s own practice and two advantages of joining an existing practice.
4. List two ways in which an accountant can be helpful in the operation of a private practice.
5. List five ways in which psychologists earn a living outside of the purview of managed care.
6. List two practices in the billing and collection of fees that do not meet ethical or legal guidelines.
7. Describe the two different types of malpractice insurance a psychologist may purchase to protect his/her practice.
Instructor(s)
Steven Walfish, PhD, Independent Practice, Atlanta
Pricing

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Advance: April 15-June 30, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $110 $130
Half day (4 hours) $130 $160
Full day (7 hours) $220 $260

Regular: July 1-Aug. 5, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $130 $160
Half day (4 hours) $160 $200
Full day (7 hours) $275 $335

On-site: Aug. 6-10, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $160 $190
Half day (4 hours) $190 $240
Full day (7 hours) $330 $410