Brief description of the event:
This one day intensive training course entitled “Legal Considerations for Psychologists in Private Practice” has been designed and customised to provide you with a clear insight into the professional and legal aspects of your work. We will cover, all areas of records including disclosure, storage and retention, requests for data, GDPR implications, subpoenas and court orders, types of witnesses, report writing, confidentiality and consent and capacity. The session will be conducted over Zoom and will be interactive with dedicated time for questions and answers.
Sarah Tully B.A (Hons), LLB (Hons), Solicitor
Sarah Tully Legal Training & Consultancy Services
Sarah Tully is a Consultant Trainer and Solicitor with extensive experience in designing and delivering customised legal training courses. Sarah has trained extensively for the HSE and Hospital Groups and provided training for the Department of Education as well as many commercial organisations throughout Ireland. Prior to embarking on her training career, Sarah maintained a speciality in insurance defence litigation and practised in one of the recognised top defence firms in the country.
Training and Professional Experience
Specialist areas include designing and presenting tailored legal training programmes for both public and private sector clients, primarily on topics such as investigation skills, GDPR, record keeping, report writing, presenting evidence in court and issues around Consent and Capacity.
B.A (Honours) NUI Galway.
LLB (Law) NUI Galway.
Certificate in Professional Education, Law Society of Ireland.
Certificate in Technology Law, Law Society of Ireland.
Psychologists in private practice
What the participants will learn:
Attendees will learn how to take notes and records that will stand up to legal scrutiny should the need arise, or improve the systems they already have in place so that they may confidentially take notes and store them in compliance with GDPR and legal requirements. Attendees will learn how to deal with an access for information request under GDPR, Court Order, Discovery or by Subpoena and the process in place in how to deal with these requests. Finally, attendees will learn the law in relation to consent and capacity when dealing with vulnerable and underage clients this will be followed by a discussion of current issues in practice.
Confidentiality of sessions – disclosure of notes
Discovery of documentation
Consent & Capacity
National Consent Policy
What is valid Consent
Vulnerable Adults and Children
Your duty as an expert witness
This training day anticipates that attendees will leave the day feeling confident in the legal aspects of their work as a psychologist,
Methods of teaching and format of the event:
Presentation and workshop via Zoom
Engagement and participation is required
No preparation required
No qualifications and prior experience necessary
PSI Member rate:
What is Included:
A comprehensive workbook will be supplied (by email) to each attendee to use on the day and for future reference.
Venue: Online via Zoom
Date: 8th August 2020
Time: 10am - 4pm
Learners will need to have access to a laptop or desktop PC to join this class. If learners are using a tablet/phone to join this class, they will need to have Zoom already installed on their device.
Learning points: 4 CPD point
The Zoom Meeting details will be sent on to the participants via email. Please join the meeting on time.This Event is fully booked. Join waitlist