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Issues and Updates on Tennessee Law & Rules that Govern the Practice of Psychology

  • March 01, 2022
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Presented on Zoom


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Upcoming KAPA ZOOM CE event

Issues and Updates on Tennessee Law & Rules that Govern the Practice of Psychology 

Pamela Auble, Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Director of Professional Affairs/
Board of Examiners Liaison  Tennessee Psychological Association, Nashville, TN


In this presentation, relevant rules and statutes for psychologists in Tennessee will be addressed, along with updates on recent changes and ongoing issues. The new continuing education rules for psychologists (in effect in 2021) will be discussed.  Dr. Auble will review upcoming telepsychology rules which have been passed and will go into effect later this year.  In 2022, the No Surprise Act went into effect, and Dr. Auble will talk about the impact of this new law for psychologists, and what must be done at this point to be in compliance with its requirements.

Learning Objectives:   

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

    Learning objectives:

    1) apply information about the No Surprise Act and Good Faith Estimates to be in compliance with these new laws.

    2) prepare for upcoming changes in the Rules for Telepsychology from the TN Board of Examiners, and

    3) apply the new TN Rules on continuing education to assess and plan for CE opportunities so as to meet these new requirements.

    Target Audience:

    This program is open to all KAPA members and other interested mental health professionals who are not members. The content of this presentation is appropriate for mental health professionals educated at the graduate level in psychology, psychiatry, or other mental health related disciplines, as well as graduate students in a mental health related discipline.

    Instructional Level:

    The material will be appropriate to intermediate levels of practice and knowledge.

    Continuing Education:

    This program - when attended in its entirety - is available for 1.5 Type I continuing education credits. With full attendance and completion of a Program Evaluation and Learning Assessment, a certificate will be issued. Partial credit will not be awarded. Participant's attendance will be verified via their Zoom login name and sign in/sign off time. Please assure that you are identifiable by your Zoom login name.

    American Psychological Association Approval Statement:

    The Knoxville Area Psychological Association (KAPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for Psychologists. KAPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

    There is no commercial support for this program, nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, program content, research, grants, or other funding sources that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest. During the program, the validity/utility of the content and risk/limitations of there approaches discussed will be addressed.

    Registration Fees and Policies:

    If you are a member of KAPA, then this program is free of charge. If you are not a member of KAPA and you do not want CE credit, then this program is free of charge. Non-members wanting CE credits will be charged $20.

    Speaker Information:

    Pamela Auble, Ph.D., ABPP is a clinical neuropsychologist with a forensic practice in civil and criminal cases in Tennessee.  Perhaps because of her work, she has an abiding interest in legal issues, and how those impact psychologists.  She was a practicing psychologist representative on the Board of Examiners from 2009 to 2015.  Dr. Auble is currently the TPA Director of Professional Affairs and also TPA’s liaison to the Board of Examiners.

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