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Navigating a Board Complaint: What’s the Process and How to Deal with It? A Morning with the Chair of the Board of Examiners and a Legal Expert

  • 14 Sep 2018
  • 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • The Senator Inn and Spa, Augusta ME

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The Maine Psychological Association presents....

“Navigating a Board Complaint: What’s the Process and How to Deal with It? A Morning with the Chair of the Board of Examiners and a Legal Expert”

Presenters: 

Glen Davis, PhD
Chair of the Maine Board of Examiners of Psychologists

Dennis Carrillo, JD
Cloutier Carrillo, Augusta ME

3 CE Credits  

Registration fee includes luncheon and breaks.


$59 Members
$89 Non-members
$20 Students     

Overview: This workshop will provide psychologists with practical information on dealing with a Board of Examiners complaint both from the Board perspective and from a legal perspective. Glen Davis, PhD, Board Chair will review how the Board responds to a complaint against a psychologist. Dennis Carrillo, a lawyer with Cloutier Carrillo, who has expertise in representing professionals deal with Board complaints will cover legal issues that psychologists may encounter in their practice, including when do you need a lawyer, how to identify appropriate legal advice, and how to handle a Board of Examiners complaint.

Objectives:  After this workshop participants will:

1. understand how complaints are handled by the Board of Examiners of Psychologists. 2. be able to identify practice situations where legal consultation is advisable and how to find a practitioner.
3. understand what to do if you have a complaint filed against you with the Board.

Presenters:

Glen Davis PhD has been practicing in Maine as a psychologist specializing in the evaluation of children and adolescents since 1986. A Midwesterner by birth, Dr. Davis travelled to the Green Mountain State to obtain his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Vermont. He has served as a member of the Maine Board of Examiners of Psychologists since 2004 and has been chair of the board since 2005. He also serves from time to time as the complaint officer for the board. Dr. Davis lives in Belgrade with his wife Cal, his two dogs and cat. Professional interests include school psychology, differential diagnosis, and empirically-validated treatments. He is the owner of Maine Child Psychology (www.mainechildpsych.com).

Dennis Carrillo, JD is an attorney at Cloutier Carrillo, in Augusta ME, who concentrates his practice in civil litigation, health care, administrative and commercial law. He is rated AV Preeminent, the highest possible peer review rating, by Martindale-Hubbell.

Cancellations: No refunds after September 7, 2018.

Directions: From the south: Take I-95 North. In South Portland, take Exit 52 for I-295 North. Follow I-295 North (for about 50 miles) until it once again becomes I-95 (just past the Gardiner Toll Plaza). After the Gardiner toll booth, go 7 miles to Exit 109 in Augusta. Bear right off the exit onto Western Avenue. The Senator Inn is immediately on your right. From the north: Take I-95 south to Exit 109A. Bear right off the exit onto Western Avenue. The Senator Inn will be immediately on your right.

Questions? Email the MePA office at mepaaug@aol.com or call 1/207-621-0732

Schedule

8:15 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast Navigating a Board Complaint
8:45 am: Navigating a Board Complaint
10:15 am: Break
Noon: Adjourn