America Board of Professional Psychology

2022 Workshop Series

About ABPP

The American Board of Professional Psychology serves the public by promoting the provision of quality psychological services through the examination and certification of professional psychologists engaged in specialty practice. ABPP is the primary organization for Specialty Board Certification in Psychology. There are currently 15 Specialty Boards and one Subspecialty Board.  Learn more about ABPP here:


ABPP: Effective Documentation and Record Keeping for Psychologists: Ethical, Legal, Risk Management, and Clinical Perspectives

Presented by: Jeffrey E. Barnett, PsyD, ABPP

Date: February 17, 2022

Time: 8:00 am – 11:00 am Pacific

$225 Registration | Early Registration $200 (through January 17th)

The registration fee includes live online instruction, continuing education credits, and e-copies of all workshop materials.


This workshop explains the goals and potential benefits of effective clinical documentation as well as the ethical and legal requirements for doing so. Documentation is addressed from a clinical and risk management perspective. Specific recommendations are made for how to document the clinical services provided in a competent and effective manner.

Additionally, common pitfalls to avoid are addressed. How to store and maintain records is addressed for both paper and electronic records. Precautions to take to protect and preserve records are described in detail along with how and when to dispose of them. Guidance is provided for following HIPAA and other laws and regulations relevant to documentation and record-keeping.

Participants in this workshop will receive practical guidance that can be integrated into daily practice to document more effectively, to better achieve the goals of thoughtfully created treatment records, and to meet and exceed professional standards and practice guidelines relevant to documentation and record-keeping.


Learning Objectives

Upon Completion of this workshop participants will be able to:

Meet our Presenters

Live Event Policy


When registering, use an email that is active and that you check regularly.

The Zoom  information will be sent 1-week, 1-day, and 1-hour before the start of each workshop.  We are not responsible for communications not being received; if you do not add to your email safe sender list, our emails may end up in your spam or junk folders.


Have a sudden change of plans and are unable to attend live? No worries, you will be given access to the on-demand version of the program once available. Alternately, your registration can be migrated to another live event.

Event Conduct

Please conduct yourself in a professional manner throughout the event. Our goal is to make this as interactive an experience as possible for all who attend. We reserve the right to remove any participants who are disruptive or who act unprofessionally.