Dr. Frank Vita, PHD

Dr. Frank Vita, PHD

Psychology  ·  
Dr. Frank Vita, PHD is a psychologist in Hazleton, PA. He specializes in psychology.

1747 E Broad St Ste B

Hazleton, PA 18201

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  • Psychology

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1 Sanction
  • Multiple Categories (10/29/2014)
    Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    Summary: Vita, Frank James PhD: License # PS006535L: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The psychologist grossly deviated from ethical and professional standards, failed to obtain appropriate informed consent, failed to provide juveniles with an understandable statement of their rights, privileges and limits of confidentiality with regard to services and/or products that were provided, disclosed confidential information about other individuals in his report, did not demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the legal and procedural standards as a forensic evaluator, and failed to make available to the court all the information concerning the basis of his opinions and the procedures he used in order allow both the prosecution, defense and their experts to assess the adequacy of his evaluation. In addition, he presented portions of another’s work or data as his own by ffailing to cite the computer programs he used in rendering his opinions, failed to maintain current knowledge of scientific and professional developments within his field, based decisions and recommendations on tests and measures that were 0obsolete and not useful for the purpose of evaluations, failed to provide explanations, results and interpretations in a language that the court could understand, and generally demonstrated conduct of gross incompetence, negligence or misconduct in carrying out the practice of psychology. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Psychology accepted the psychologist’s permanent voluntary SURRENDER of his license and ordered a civil penalty in the amount of $5,000.00.
    State: Pennsylvania
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