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  • 2023-09-20 2:00 PM
  • 2023-09-20 3:00 PM
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Presented by the National Register in collaboration with The Trust

Professional Retirement: Best Practices for Psychologists 

Dr. Joe Scroppo will discuss the process of shutting down a psychological practice and choosing to end one’s professional career. He will address the ethical, regulatory, business, and practical issues of effectively closing a practice. Dr. Scroppo will also discuss a method of preparing for sudden and unforeseen interruptions in professional practice.  

About the Presenter

Joe Scroppo, PhD, JD, is a forensic psychologist and attorney. He maintains private practices in law as well as clinical and forensic psychology, and has been a Risk Management Consultant for The Trust since 2012. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Hofstra University School of Medicine and is a Fellow of APA Division 42. Dr. Scroppo is an expert in domestic battering and its effects, various mental state defenses to homicide charges, the civil commitment of sex offenders, and forensic assessment in child custody and maltreatment matters. Dr. Scroppo has a keen interest in risk management and ethics and has presented, taught, and published in that area.   

Continuing Education Information

1 CE Credit, Instructional Level: Intermediate

1 Contact Hour (New York Board of Psychology)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify three different negative outcomes associated with failing to plan for your unexpected incapacity or death. 
  2. Describe three strategies for closing down a practice in anticipation of retirement. 
  3. List three essential components of a professional will.  

Conflicts of Interest/Disclosures

Dr. Scroppo has no conflicts of interest related to this presentation. 

NOTE: The information presented in this webinar is not intended to provide legal advice or to substitute for the advice of an attorney, but rather to provide general information about professional retirement. 

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Webinar start time is 2:00pm ET/1pm CT/12pm MT/11am PT