Presentations

Selected Presentations

Charmoli, M. C., Garrett-Akinsanya, B., Kautzer, D., Parsons, C., Sethre, R., Thomas, J. T., & Van Siclen, R. (2015, September 18). Starting and building a 21st century private practice: Ethics and private practice. Sponsored by the Minnesota Psychological Association, St. Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2015, May 11). Ethics and supervision. Presented at the Minnesota Association of APA-Accredited Psychology Internship Centers, Training in Professional Supervision and Ethics in Professional Practice, Minneapolis, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2015, April 10). The ethical complexities of psychotherapy: How well-intentioned therapists make unintentional mistakes. Presented at a meeting of Minnesota Women in Psychology, Minneapolis, MN.

Thomas, J. T., Bang, K., Creaner, M. K., Duffy, C. M., Falender, C. A., Szilagyi, A. A., & Behnke, S. H. (2014, August 10). International perspectives on supervision ethics: History, current status, future directions. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Thomas, J. T. (2014, August 8). Disciplinary supervision: Helping colleagues recover following an ethics compliant. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Thomas, J. T. (2013, September 13). Ethical supervision: Practical strategies for enhancing effectiveness and minimizing risk. Presented at the Post-Graduate Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, Widener University, Chester, PA.

Bow, J. N., Cerbone, A. R., Thomas, J. T., Preis, J. J., Leach, M. M., Puente, A., Barnes, A. M., Holmes, D. E., Elman, N. S., Ellsworth, P. C., Kelly, J. F., Behnke, S. H., & Childress-Beatty, L. (2013, August 2). The APA Ethics Committee presents: Hot topics in ethics. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Honolulu, HI.

Siegel, A. M., DeMers, S. T., Grossman, L. R., Stagner, B., Campbell, L. F., Horn, J., Millan, F., Behnke, S. H., & Thomas, J. T. (2013, August 3). Colleagues thinking together—APA and ASPPB explore where ethics and licensure converge. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Honolulu, HI.

Thomas, J. T. (2013, June 13). Ethical practice and risk management in clinical supervision. Presented at the Ninth International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Thomas, J. T., Behnke, S. H., Barnes, A., Hirsch, G., & Leichter, J. (2013, June 7). Diverse perspectives on everyday ethical challenges. Presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association, First Friday Forum, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2013, May 17). Developmental models for the supervision of psychotherapy: Clinical and ethical dimensions. Presented at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work, Supervision Series, Saint Paul, MN.

Parsons, C. D., Christensen, J. A., Tibebu, S., Peterson, C., Duus, R., & Thomas, J. T. (2013, April 5). Electronic records: A place to start. Presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Minnetonka, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2013, March 1). Ethics and complex boundary challenges: What you didn’t learn in graduate school. Presented live online at the Clinician’s Corner, American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Thomas, J. T. (2012, 2011 August). Remedial supervision: Assisting colleagues following an ethics complaint. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Behnke, S., Bow, J. N., Cerbone, A. R., Childress-Beatty, L., Elman, N. S., Ellsworth, P. D., Fouad, N. A., Leach, M. M., Pries, J. J., Puente, A. E., & Thomas, J. T. (2012, August). The Ethics Committee presents: Hot topics in ethics. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Orlando, FL.

Pipes, R. B., Westfeld, J., Thomas, J. T., Altmaier, E. M., Levy, L., & Horne, A. M. (2012, August). Diverse roles in counseling psychology – Ethics consultation: Preparing colleagues for the future of counseling practice. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Orlando, FL.

Thomas, J. T. (2012, May 21; 2011, June). Ethical practice and risk management: Strategies for the social    work supervisor. Presented at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work Supervision Series, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2012, July 9). Remedial supervision: Assisting colleagues and students following an ethics violation. Presented at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work Supervision Series, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T., & Schank, J. A. (2012, April). Contemporary ethical quandaries: Complex and controversial cases. Presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Minnetonka, MN.

Thomas, J. T., Gilbert, S. P., Hayes, M., Jervey H. A., & Schaffer, J. (2012, April). Retirement: Warts and all: Anticipating and negotiating this developmental transition. Presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Minnetonka, MN.

Thomas, J. T., Nagy, T. F., Falender, C. A., Younggren, J. N., Schoener, G. R., & Behnke, S. H. (2011, August). The reflective supervisor: Recognizing, understanding, and managing ethical complexities. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Behnke, S. H., Forrest, L. M., Fouad, N. A., Cornish, J. E., Mayfield, P. N., Sturm, C., Thomas, J. T., Bow, J. Pries, J., Leach, M., & Puente, A. (2011, August). The Ethics Committee presents: Hot topics in ethics. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Behnke, S. H., Childress-Beatty, L., Dixon, P., Brasfield, S., Clipper, D., Laumeier, E., Forrest, L. M.,Fouad, N. A., Cornish, J. E., Mayfield, P. N., Sturm, C., Bow, J., Thomas, J. T., Leach, M.,Puente, A., & Bingham, R. P. (2011, August). A day in the life of the APA ethics program. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Nye, S, & Thomas, J. T. (2011, May). Employee assistance ethics in social media and technology for organizations and practitioners. Presented at the Minnesota Employee Assistance Program Administrators and Counselors conference, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2010, November). Social work supervision: Theoretical approaches, practical techniques, and ethical challenges. Presented at the National Association of Social Workers–Minnesota Chapter, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2010, October). Clinical and ethical challenges in supervision in alcohol and drug treatment settings. Presented at the Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health Annual Conference, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2010, August). Mandated supervision: Assisting colleagues following an ethics complaint. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.

Thomas, J. T., Nagy, T. F., Falender, C. A., Gonsiorek, J. C., & Behnke, S. H. (2010, August). Contemporary ethical challenges for supervisors: Controversies on the cutting edge. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.

Plante, T. G., Thomas, J. T., Gonsiork, J. C., & Wood, M. J. (2010, August). Impaired helping professionals and clergy: Screening, evaluation, and prevention. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.

Thomas, J. T., Schank, J. A., & Browder, A. J. (2010, April). Technology, ethics, and psychology: Navigating uncharted territory. Presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Plymouth, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2010, April). Confidentiality: Complexities, nuances, and ethical challenges for mental health professionals. Sponsored by PrairieCare Professional Education Series, Saint. Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2010, March). When the life (or death) of a psychotherapist interrupts treatment. Presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association First Friday Forum. Saint. Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T., Gilbert, S., & Copher-Haynes, H. (2007, January). APA ethics in action: Minnesota experts discuss supervision and consultation issues. Panel presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association conference: Ethical decision making for psychologists and the new AOA ethics code. Bloomington, MN

Thomas, J. T. (2006, August). Teaching the ethics of supervision to students: Strategies and challenges. In C. A. Falender (Chair), Ethical acculturation of psychologists: Ethics education throughout professional development. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Thomas, J. T., Follett, C. V., Leichter, J. L., & Markowitz, R. B. (2006, April). Inoculating your practice against ethical errors: Establishing consultation groups. Panel presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Minnetonka, MN.

Robiner, W. N., & Thomas, J. T. (2006, April). Quality documentation: Staying current, enhancing effectiveness, and passing audits. Presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Minnetonka, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2005, August). Minimizing risks, enhancing benefits: Informed consent through contracting for supervision. In J. T. Thomas (Chair), The ethics of clinical supervision: Minimizing risks, enhancing benefits. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Thomas, J. T. (2004, December). Ethics of professional psychological writing: What’s fun about that? Keynote presented at Minnesota Psychological Association conference, Professional writing for psychologists: Common mistakes, easy solutions, and best practice tips, Bloomington, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2004, August). Board ordered supervision: Ethical challenges for supervisors and supervisees. In J. T. Thomas (Chair), Psychologists in trouble: Confrontation, intervention, assessment, supervision, and legal. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Honolulu, HI.

Thomas, J. T. (2003, August). Supervision at various developmental stages: Ethical challenges for supervisors. In J. T. Thomas (Chair), Legal and ethical challenges in the supervision of psychotherapy. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

Thomas, J. T. (2003, June). Psychologist as witness: Effective use of experts. Workshop presented at Hamline University School of Law and the Minnesota Psychological Association Seminar, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2002, August). Facing a board complaint: The impact on the psychologist’s objectivity. In J. T. Thomas (Chair), Psychologists under attack: Experiencing and responding to complaints and lawsuits. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Thomas, J. T. (2002, June). Temporary, permanent, anticipated, and unexpected absences from practice: Planning for continuity of care. Seminar presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association, Friday Forum, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2002, May). Record keeping and access to records. Workshop presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Ethics Conference: Professional Pitfalls: Legal and Ethical Issues Facing Minnesota Psychologists, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2002, May). The disciplinary process: The licensee’s perspective. Workshop presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Conference: Professional Pitfalls: Legal and Ethical Issues Facing Minnesota Psychologists, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T., & Pearson, T. A. (2001, February; 2000, March). Advanced practice management: Legal and ethical challenges for psychologists. Conducted at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology, Continuing Education Program, Bloomington, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2001 & 2000, September). Unanticipated absences from practice: Clinical, ethical, and legal challenges. Workshop presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Conference: Ethical and Legal Practice Management, Grand Rapids, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2001, August). When illness or death of the psychologist interrupts treatment. In G. R. Schoener (Chair), Psychotherapists’ duties after death: Clinical, ethical, and legal guidance. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco.

Thomas, J. T. (2001, May). The disciplinary process: The licensee’s perspective. Workshop presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Conference: Does practice make perfect? Legal and ethical challenges facing Minnesota psychologists, Minneapolis, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2000, September). Ethical practice through professional wellness: Practical prevention. Workshop presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Conference: Ethical and legal practice management, Shoreview, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2000, August). Ethics consultation in a private practice context: Options, strategies, challenges. In G. R. Schoener (Chair), Ethical and legal consultation services: A state association model. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Thomas, J. T. (2000, June; 1999, March). Getting into trouble: The consultant’s perspective. Conducted at the Minnesota Psychological Association Conference: Psychologists at risk, Minnetonka and Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (2000, May). Unforeseen events in the life of the therapist: Ensuring continuity of care for clients. Conducted at the Minnesota Psychological Association, Annual Conference, Deerwood, MN.

Thomas, J. T., & Gilbert, S. P. (2000, April). Commonly used technologies: Ethical challenges for psychologists. Plenary session conducted at the Kansas Psychological Association Convention, Topeka, KS.

Thomas, J. T. (1999, August). Ethical and practice issues in consulting on ethical/practice issues. In G. R. Schoener (Chair), Providing consultation to colleagues: A view from the states and provinces. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Convention, Boston.

Thomas, J. T. (1998, August) Consultation on Ethical Dilemmas: Transitions in Minnesota. In G. R. Schoener (Chair), Policing psychologists’ ethics: Now and into the new millennium. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association, Annual Convention, San Francisco.

Thomas, J. T., & Gilbert, S. P. (1998, September; 1997, November). Oops! I pushed the wrong button: Practicing ethically with new technologies. Workshop presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association conference: Ethical Practice Management, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (1997, August). Helping our own: Consulting to and treating psychologists. In G. R. Schoener (Chair), Shifting from judging to helping: Consultation on ethical dilemmas. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association, Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Thomas, J. T. (1995, October). Ethical principles and practice. Keynote address presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Conference: Ethical practice management, Duluth, MN.

Thomas, J. T., & Birbilis, J. M. (1995, April). Perpetuation of sexism in counseling: Responding to repressed memories of sexual abuse. Workshop presented at the American Counseling Association, Annual Convention, Denver, CO.

Thomas, J. T. (1995, March). New strategies for the assessment of student problems. Workshop presented at the American College Personnel Association, Annual Convention, Boston.

Thomas, J. T. (1995, February). Repressed memories of abuse: What counselors need to know. Presented at the Minnesota Association for Counseling and Development, Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (1994, October). Contemporary ethical dilemmas: Complexities in the therapeutic relationship. Closing keynote address presented at the Hennepin County Crisis Home Program, Annual Conference: Therapeutic Relationships: Fresh Perspectives, Plymouth, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (1994, September). Ethical principles and practice. Keynote address, Minnesota Psychological Association Conference: Ethical Practice Management, Minnetonka, MN.

Thomas, J. T., Lindberg, P., & Wernick, J. (1994, June). When self-disclosure becomes inevitable: Clinical and ethical dilemmas. Workshop presented at the Minnesota Women Psychologists, Annual Meeting, Saint Paul, MN.

Thomas, J. T., & Gilbert, S. P. (1994, May). Public trust and public statements: Ethical dilemmas facing psychologists. Workshop presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association, Annual Meeting, Brainerd, MN.

Thomas, J. T., & Fulton, M. A. (1994, April). Clinical and ethical issues in counselor supervision. Workshop presented at the American Counseling Association, Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN.

Thomas, J. T., & McDonough, K. (1993, October). Personal and professional boundaries for clergy and parish staff. Seminar presented at the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Educational Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Thomas, J. T., & Stephanson, A. (1993, June). Repressed memories of abuse: Ethical dilemmas facing therapists. Workshop presented at the Memories of Abuse: Conference on Controversy, Minneapolis, MN.

Thomas, J. T., & Barrett, M. D. (1993, May). Changing concepts of ethical practice: The 1992 APA ethical principles of psychologists. Workshop presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association, Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Thomas, J. T., & Birbilis, J. M. (1993, February). Resident advisor training programs: Do they address the real issues? Presented at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Regional Conference, Des Moines, IA.

Thomas, J. T., & Herbert, S. H. (1992, October). Ethical issues for college counseling center directors. Workshop presented at the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors, Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Thomas, J. T. (1992, April). Everyday ethical dilemmas. Seminar presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association Friday Forum, Rochester, MN.

Thomas, J. T., Gilbert, S. P., & Schuchman, H. (1992, April). Trends in ethical practice: When good intentions aren’t enough. Workshop presented at the Minnesota Psychological Association, Annual Meeting, Brainerd, MN.

 

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