April 17 Chapter Meeting

Ethics - Understanding Participation and Avoiding the Psychologist’s Role in Our Courts


Questions? Please contact Tricia Fusilero or Kim Branch at NIEAPA@CorpEvent.com or call 312-756-7756. Please register so we have an accurate number of attendees for the venue.  Thank you!


Speaker: Jonathan Nye, J.D. Jonathan D. Nye, a partner in Nye Law Group, Ltd., is a practicing attorney with offices in Fox River Grove & Chicago, Illinois. He practices extensively in the areas of mental health and human services law, family law, and general practice. Nye Law Group, Ltd. has developed a philosophy of assisting human services providers in avoiding litigation, maintaining confidentiality and assisting human services providers in managing their practices with insight into the potential legal pitfalls inherent to practice of human services provision. Mr. Nye is a graduate of the John Marshall Law School, licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and before the Federal Courts of the Northern District of Illinois, he has lectured before the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, local and national associations related to law and human services and to numerous mental health, developmental disabilities, and alcohol and drug abuse agencies.

Program Description: The presentation will cover aspects of a mental health providers involvement in family law, probate, guardianship, family leave act, worker’s compensation, social security disability, elder abuse, and child abuse related matters. The intention is to provide mental health providers with the resources to identify how and under what circumstances they may be asked to participate in such cases and/or to avoid participation in any such matters.


1. Identifying Legal and Illinois a request to seek disclosure of records.

2. Understanding when you need to seek help or consultation.

3. Malpractice and professional and licensing liability avoidance.


8:30-9:00 am:         Networking
9:00-9:45 am:         Business Meeting
9:45-10:00 am:       15 Minute Break
10:00-12:00 pm: Program
12:15 pm:                Optional Networking Lunch** 

CEU Certificates given out upon completion of the program.

Location Host & Food Sponsor: 

Location:  Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital - 1004 Pawlak Pkwy, New Lenox, IL 60451

Meeting Room:

NIEAPA Contact:  Kevin Zwiers

Parking Information:
Networking Lunch:  TBD

**Networking Lunch is optional and each attendee is responsible for their own meal.

Northern Illinois Chapter Employee Assistance Professionals Association (NIEAPA)

Address: 400 E. Randolph #2305, Chicago. IL 60601Phone: +1 (312) 756-7756
Email: nieapa@corpevent.com

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