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Triad Behavioral Health and The Trust have formed a strategic partnership to provide essential career development and financial security programs to mental and behavioral health professionals. This partnership will enable both companies to distribute exclusive educational resources and a full line of insurance services that will help meet the needs of both current and future providers...


Your most important asset isn't the house or investments...it's your earning power. If you have a spouse and dependents you need to take steps to ensure their financial well being by replacing your earning power in the event of your premature death.


Animals can be a great addition to a mental health practice, but there are many things to consider before adding your beloved pet to your practice. First, understand that animal-assisted therapy is not appropriate for all clients. Contraindications include: allergies, fear or dislike of animals, and cultural considerations related to dogs or other animals. Be sure your decision to include your pet in therapy is focused on the needs and interests of your client. One aspect of assuring that your clients’ needs are addressed is to include the issue in your informed consent form. Give clients the option to say no, and use the form to open an initial conversation about their preferences and potential positive and negative responses...


Social media has come to play a central role in marketing worldwide, and professional services are no exception. It has significant benefits: it allows a flexible platform for different kinds of communications (i.e., text, sound, video, images), a way to link visitors to relevant information and resources, a wider reach for advertising, and can be accessible from many different devices. That said, whether practitioners develop a social media presence is largely a business decision...


What is the difference between Continuing Education (CE) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)? How do you create a CPD plan?


By Eric A. Harris, Ed.D., J.D. This article provides an overview of several risk management practices for psychologists who work with divorced or divorcing families, particularly the children of divorcing families. It is based on the author’s 20-plus years’ experience of providing...


Professional Liability Insurance Professional Liability insurance (also called Malpractice or Errors and Omissions insurance) is coverage that protects a qualified professional against claims alleging negligent acts, errors, or omissions in the performance of providing professional services...