This doctoral project sought to examine the various aspects of the modality of telepsychology in a handbook that can be referenced by licensed psychologists. Telepsychology’s growth in the general psychology community has caused greater attention towards its unique legal and ethical considerations when working with clients. We analyze legal and ethical issues inherent to the domains of licensure, clinical practice liability coverage, billing/payment, competence, client welfare, consent, confidentiality, and boundary navigation. After this analysis, we introduce a series of scenarios for readers to apply the discussed considerations to exercise critical thinking.
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Janet L. Sonne
David A. Vermeersch
Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)
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Chia, Dexter, "Legal and Ethical Issues in Telepsychology: A Handbook for Psychologists" (2022). Loma Linda University Electronic Theses, Dissertations & Projects. 1171.
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