Business Update: NJ Telehealth Registry & Independent Contractor Law

Tuesday, October 05 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM [EDT]

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Tuesday, October 05 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM [EDT]

Business Update for Private Practice: What You Need to Know About the Telehealth Registry and Independent Contractor Law


It's important for private practitioners to stay up-to-date on state legislation that could effect their business or their practice. Recent changes to New Jersey state law, specifically regarding hiring employees as independent contractors and conducting telehealth, are poised to affect small businesses including private practice.

Please join us for a conversation on business updates for New Jersey private practitioners. Topics include the New Jersey Telemedicine and Telehealth Organization Registry, New Jersey's independent contractor law, and other considerations for social workers practicing telehealth in New Jersey.

Speakers to include David Barry, MSW, JD and Laura Bowne Barry, JD of Bowne Barry & Barry, Attorneys at Law. Moderated by Jennifer Thompson, MSW, Executive Director of NASW - NJ & DE.


This is an informational webinar only. CEUs will not be provided. This webinar will be recorded.




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Laura Barry, JD
Attorney, Bowne, Barry & Barry
Bowne Barry & Barry

Laura earned her Bachelors’ of Business Administration with a specialization in insurance at The College of Insurance (now known as St. John’s University, Risk Management and Insurance) and her Juris Doctorate at Rutgers Law School, Newark, NJ. She was awarded the Theodore H. Sorg Prize in law school, for having the highest GPA in property classes. Following law school, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable James J. Petrella, Presiding Judge for the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of N.J. She is licensed to practice law in all State and Federal courts in New Jersey. She is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association, among other organizations. In addition to her substantial experience as an attorney to small businesses and individuals, Laura works closely with David Barry in assisting mental health professionals with their business needs. Together, they offer a unique service to provide mental health professionals with important insights into the legal, regulatory and business challenges they face. Whether the issue involves setting up a mental health practice, a licensing board issue, an ethics problem or drafting business agreements, Laura and David will provide you with responsive, practical and effective legal assistance.

About Laura Barry, JD

Attorney, Bowne, Barry & Barry
Bowne Barry & Barry
David Barry, MSW, JD
Attorney, Bowne Barry & Barry
Bowne Barry & Barry

David C. Barry earned both his Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is licensed to practice law in all State and Federal Courts in New Jersey. He has successfully represented Fortune 500 corporations, small businesses and individuals in a wide variety of civil, criminal and administrative matters. Mr. Barry’s significant legal education and experience is combined to yield unique insight into the legal, regulatory, ethical and practice challenges faced by New Jersey mental health professionals. This insight comes from Mr. Barry being a New Jersey licensed social worker, (Master’s in Social Work (with honors) from Rutgers University); having served as President of NASW’s New Jersey Chapter, and having served as Chair of NASW’s National Ethics Committee in Washington, D.C. As Chair of the National Ethics Committee, Mr. Barry played a significant role in restructuring NASW’s Professional Review Process and served on the working group that drafted the current version of NASW’s Code of Ethics. Mr. Barry is an adjunct professor in the social work programs at both Rutgers University (MSW and DSW programs) and Seton Hall University (BSW program), teaching courses on the intersection of law, ethics and practice. He frequently provides continuing education presentations to mental health professionals of various licensures throughout New Jersey. He has presented at both National, State and Local conferences.

About David Barry, MSW, JD

Attorney, Bowne Barry & Barry
Bowne Barry & Barry