The pandemic made the use of technology in therapy a necessity rather than optional. Therapists and clients alike have gotten much more comfortable in this digital era, but there is still more you can do to ensure sessions are engaging and clients get the help they need.
On top of that… Clinicians are now inundated with finding ways to keep up with the changes in laws and state differences. It’s challenging to know which technology to use, what laws apply, and how to keep our practices and our clients safe.
Good News! Board-Certified Telemental Health Provider, Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider, Joni Gilbertson, MA, NCC, LMHC, BC-TMH, CTMH, has put together this bold cutting-edge training in telehealth to teach you:
You will learn innovative ways to use technology and practical tools to ensure your clinical work is aligned with telemental health best practices. Take home resources on how to ensure you keep up with the ongoing changes with laws and ethical codes relating to teletherapy and technology.
Additionally, you will gain an understanding of how to improve your risk management through a step-by-step method to ensure the safety of clients and agencies. And best of all Joni presents this in an easy and digestible way - so you can go back to work the next day with new skills!
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this live webcast.
Advanced Telemental Health Training: Updated Laws, Ethical Guidelines & Innovative Technology for Best Practice, Course #xxxx, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by PESI, Inc. as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: xx-xx-xxxx - xx-xx-xxxx. Social Workers completing this course receive 3.25 Clinical Practice and 3.0 Ethics continuing education credits. No more than 6.25 total CE hours may be awarded for this activity. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
Joni Gilbertson, MA, NCC, LCPC, LMHC, BC-TMH, CTMH, is a licensed clinical professional counselor, Board-Certified Telemental Health Provider and the owner/ founder of COPE Counseling Services, LLC where she uses telemental health to assist individuals, couples and families with everyday coping in areas such as relationships, depression, suicide, and anger management. She is licensed as a mental health professional both in Illinois and Florida while presently residing in Florida.
Joni completed over twenty trainings in telehealth and edited sixteen plus online courses for telemental health. She is a certified trainer in clinical telemental health, mental health first aid, and motivational interviewing. She is also certified in domestic violence facilitation and selective other methods that enhance client awareness. She regularly uses distance counseling to work with diverse populations by using video sessions and other technologies. She started one of the first telehealth programs for court-ordered clients and has over ten years of experience with using video sessions for programs such as domestic violence and anger management.
Joni also has experience supervising a mental health staff within a hospital setting and supervising interns within her clinical practice. For many years she trained mental health agencies, children and family services, first responders, employees at jails, prisons, and detention centers on mental health topics and legal and ethical matters of relative concern to each population. As a former Chief of Probation and Probation Officer, she was responsible for designing and training staff members on mental health issues such as suicide awareness, personality disorders, substance use disorders and treatment strategies.
Joni is a recently retired college instructor who worked within the Sociology Department where she designed and instructed seventeen mental health and legal issues classes. She was recently nominated and presented with an award for “Teachers Who Make a Difference” due to her engaging and dynamic style of teaching. She makes learning an enjoyable experience with her passion for the topic of using technology for mental health.
Financial: Joni Gilbertson receives a speaking honorarium, book royalties, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Joni Gilbertson has no relevant non-financial relationships.
Advanced Telemental Health Training: Updated Laws, Ethical Guidelines & Innovative Technology for Best Practice
Mon, Oct 03, 2022 - 08:00am to 04:00pm CDT - Product Code LWC058973
For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.
Please note: There will be a 70-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.
Update on the Latest Technologies Relating to Therapy
Go-to resources and technology trends to keep up with an ever-changing virtual environment
Case Study: Anxiety disorder client who is addicted to using technologyEvaluate How to Use the Latest Technologies
Case Study: Engaging a client with major depressive disorder via telehealthNavigate Ongoing Changes with Laws
Case Study: Married couple who is separated in different statesPut It to Practice
Case Study: Therapist with in-person practice using telehealth successfully
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