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A503 The Future of Private Practice
Discover how you can continue to do the work you love and earn a decent living by finding out about changing trends, what the future opportunities are, and how you can get in on the ground floor.
Lynn Grodzki, L.C.S.W., M.C.C.
CE Credits: 6
Fee: Download Price:$59
Session 1: Charting Your Future in Private Practice •Overview: The changing economic market and how it’s affecting private practice • Rethinking entrepreneurial skills for today’s market • Trouble in paradise: how to know whether your practice is in danger today • Basic action plan to reengineer your practice • Download: Current Challenges Checklist
Session 2: Asserting Autonomy • Cutting unhealthy dependencies • Strategies for getting off of managed care • Basic business positioning for viability • Developing an entrepreneurial mindset • Download: Hobby to Business Checklist
Session 3: Taking Leadership • Becoming the CEO of your private practice • How to analyze your practice • Taking an honest inventory of business strengths and weaknesses • Strategic focus for a small business • Download: Good to Great Exercise
Session 4: The 21st-Century Practice • Bringing technology into your practice • Fees, billing, and cutting expenses • Website do’s and don’ts, Internet marketing, and optimization • Download: Profit Gains and Drains Checklist
Session 5: Risk Management • Determining risk vs. reward in private practice • What to spend on and what to save on • The best business models for the future of your private practice, Part 1 • Download: Ansoff Growth Matrix
Session 6: Survival of the Fittest • Small business evolution • Overcoming fear, disappointment, and anxiety as you go forward • The best business models for the future of your private practice, Part 2 • Download: Helpful Resources