This excerpt from a recent PLUS Journal article titled “Boundary Violation Issues and Risk Management Concerns In Psychiatry” (published in the September 2011 issue). Author Jonathan D Rubin from Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP analyzes the risk management issues to consider when underwriting coverage for psychiatric professionals. From the article: Boundary Violations Transference and counter-transference are inherent in the issues related to boundary violations that occur in therapy. Psychiatrists will encounter patients who frequently exhibit borderline and narcissistic personalities. These patients can be prone to manipulate the relationship between the psychiatrist and patient and often view the relationship with their psychiatrist as [...]
The Midwest Chapter held its annual golf outing at Cog Hill Golf Club. Seventy-nine golfers participated on a gorgeous day for golf.
PLUS continues to focus on industry-leading programs, events, and initiatives to provide for and advance the professional liability insurance community. Here's what we've been working on at headquarters over the past quarter... 25th Annual PLUS International Conference Registration for the 2012 PLUS Conference is open! The registration brochure should have arrived on your desk - You may also register on line at www.plusweb.org. The theme this year is "Generations: Changing the Face of Professional Liability", recognizing and celebrating 25 years of PLUS and its dynamic and evolving membership. Join us as we learn and celebrate with four generations in the workforce. 15 [...]