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Clinical & Ethical Challenges of Telehealth – Earn 3 CE Credits

February 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Dr. Sauer is the Program Director and an Associate Professor in the Clinical Psychology Program at Midwestern University. She is responsible for the operation and oversight of the Clinical Psychology Program and teaches courses in Introductory and Advanced Ethics. She is also involved in interdisciplinary education, providing lectures on ethics, psychology, eating disorders, self injury, trauma, and men’s and women’s health to other programs within the University.

She became board certified in Clinical Psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in November, 2012 and has been involved as a mentor and examiner for other ABPP candidates. She is involved in a number of professional organizations at the state and national level. She has been a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) throughout her career and is a member of Divisions 12 (Clinical Psychology), 17 (Counseling Psychology), and 38 (Health Psychology). She is also an active member of the Illinois Psychological Association (IPA), having served on the IPA Council of Representatives as a founding member and Chair of the Women’s Issues Section and more recently as a member of the IPA Ethics Committee. In that role, she provides consultation and continuing education on topics related to ethics for psychologists throughout Illinois.

COVID-19 has disrupted all of our lives and our practices, presenting unforeseen challenges. The rapid move to telehealth delivery of services has been one of those challenges. While it has presented new opportunities for clinical service delivery, it has also posed new clinical and ethical dilemmas to contend with. This workshop will address some of the clinical and ethical questions raised by the increased use of telehealth delivery and provide recommendations for current best practices in the delivery of telehealth services for effective risk management.


1. Participants will be able to articulate the specific competencies required for telehealth practice.

2. Participants will learn the essential elements of telehealth informed consent.

3. Participants will be able to describe some of the challenges to privacy and confidentiality in doing telehealth work and how to effectively address those challenges.

4. Participants will identify how to address ethical dilemmas and emergencies that may arise in telehealth practice.

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February 9, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


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