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Ethical and Legal Checkboxes: Navigating the Minefield While Doing the Work

  • April 07, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Alliant International University, San Francisco Campus; 1 Beach St; Room 100; San Francisco, CA 94133
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is pleased to sponsor the upcoming presentation where three panelists will present on

Ethical and Legal Checkboxes:

Navigating the Minefield While Doing the Work

with Lucy McAllister, Attorney at Law, 

Shelley Peery, Ph.D. and Shawn McCall, Psy.D.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1. Analyze ethical and legal dilemmas using a systematic approach.

2. Describe resources in the literature and in the community to consult when faced with dilemmas.

3. Recognize three measures to take to protect your license.

4. Apply the above skills to various forensic contexts.

About Ms. McAllister:

Lucy S. McAllister, J.D. is an attorney with over 25 years of experience in several areas of law, including license defense. She defends California professionals who are under investigation or accusation and those who have had their licenses suspended or revoked and need license reinstatement. She provides a range of legal services including criminal defense.  A graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law, Ms. McAllister defends individuals throughout California. She has also served as a judge in various courts.

About Dr. Peery:

Shelley Peery, Ph.D. is a neuropsychologist and the executive director at San Francisco Neuropsychology, PC. She completed her doctorate in the Neuropsychology subprogram at City University of New York; her internship at Mount Sinai; and her post doctoral fellowship at New York University Medical Center. Currently, her practice includes both clinical and forensic neuropsychology. She is a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) and previously served as Chair of the Diversity Committee for NAN. She has also served on the board of NCNF (Treasurer 2008-2010, Member at Large 2010-2012).

About Dr. McCall:

Shawn McCall, Psy.D. is a psychologist who is currently practicing in California, and he has a broad array of professional experiences that inform his work with children, parents, families, courts, and schools. Dr. McCall has been active in the professional community, including being a past president of the San Francisco Psychological Association, being the current chairperson of the Ethics committee of the same, and a past treasurer of the Santa Clara County Psychological Association. Dr. McCall presents across the nation on clinical, forensic, and ethical topics and considerations in practice. As his career in psychology has largely been court-involved, he is currently in law school and pursuing an additional career in law as a natural extension of his work thus far. In order to the learn best practices for the legal profession, he has joined the Bar Association of San Francisco’s ethics committee and has been writing articles for The BASF Bulletin.

When: Saturday, April 7, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Alliant International University

San Francisco Campus, Room 100

1 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

APA and QME CEUs: 3

NCNF is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCNF maintains responsibility for this program.

Register by March 31st

 for discounted rates!

NCNF Cancellation Policy: A 50% refund is possible for written cancellation requests sent via email to NCNFsecretary@gmail.com by 3/31/2018. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations requested after 3/31/2018.

Please contact NCNF President, Allen Hobbs, Ph.D. at NCNFpresident@gmail.com if you have any special accommodation requests.

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