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Psychologist Risk Management Resources

Welcome to American Professional Agency’s Psychology Risk Management page.

Please note: If you are a policyholder in Texas please contact riskmanagement@awacservices.com for additional information on how to access risk management courses for Texas policyholders.

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES:

Continuing Education Credit Discount: This discount applies only to the individual insured who meets our underwriting criteria for the Continuing Education Credit Discount. Therefore, only apply the discount to the rate that applies to that individual when computing your premium. You are entitled to a 5% discount for the completion of 6 CE credits approved by your state or national psychological association or by your state licensing board. You must forward proof (certificate of completion) to this office that you have received 6 CE credits.

Risk Management Credit Discount: This discount applies only to the individual insured who meets our underwriting criteria for the Risk Management Discount. Therefore, only apply the discount to the rate that applies to that individual when computing your premium. A 5% discount will be given for the completion of 3 CE credits. Please forward proof (certificate of completion). We will refund the 5% if you qualify. Please include the syllabus and outline in order to be considered for the discount.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CE:

Please note: If you are a policyholder in Texas please contact riskmanagement@awacservices.com for additional information on how to access risk management courses for Texas policyholders.

You can now save 5% on your insurance premium by taking online risk management courses.
To assist you in obtaining your premium discount, we have negotiated a special benefit exclusive to our clients. APA, Inc. Policyholders receive an unlimited 10% discount on all courses taken at BehavioralHealthCE.com. Simply obtain the current discount code in your renewal packet or contact us at (800) 421-6694 Ext. 2304 or contact BHCE.

All BehavioralHealthCE.com courses are completed online.
Unlike other CE providers, all BHCE courses can be viewed for free prior to purchasing your CE credits, so your satisfaction is guaranteed!

ZUR INSTITUTE CE:

Zur Institute Continuing Education

If you are reporting a Subpoena, Lawsuit or Board complaint please fax or email the information and we will contact you within 24 hours or sooner.

Fax: (631) 598-7249         Email:  claims@americanprofessional.com

For immediate assistance regarding these matters please call our office at      (800) 897-0033.

RISK MANAGEMENT CONSULTATION HELPLINES
For Psychologists:
(855) 598-8657
For Psychologists (Texas Residents): 855-218-8161
Helpline for All Other Professions: 800-897-0033

ADVICE FROM RISK MANAGEMENT EXPERTS:

Can you send me an Email or Text me?
Not surprisingly, patients/clients increasingly desire to interact with their healthcare providers via social media, emailing and/or texting! Before doing so, it is important to understand the risks involved, particularly as new devices, technologies, and platforms continue to emerge.

Documentation in Behavioral Health?
Not surprisingly, patients/clients increasingly desire to interact with their healthcare providers via social media, emailing and/or texting! Before doing so, it is important to understand the risks involved, particularly as new devices, technologies, and platforms continue to emerge.

Tips in Telebehavioral Health?
Although this is not an exhaustive list, here are some important risk management issues to consider in behavioral health. If you have questions about risk management issues or liability concerns, consult a risk management professional or attorney.