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What are all the legal and ethical risks of Telehealth?
Is distance therapy effective? How do I even get started?
 
Watch this recording today and get the answers to your questions!

The use of technology is a common expectation of clients in today’s world (and a requirement for some clients). Providing distance therapy services makes sense for your practice, but understanding all the legal, ethical, business and in-session challenges can seem daunting.

Providing distance therapy services will allow you to gain access to more clients and provide quality care for your clients wherever they are.

By completing this Distance Therapy Training Course, you’ll obtain a complete walkthrough of the whole process. You’ll learn:
 
  • The key terminology, evidence, benefits and risks.
  • The unique legal and ethical concerns associated, such as privacy, security and crossing state lines.
  • The policies, procedures and best practices you need to know to get started and while protecting your professional liability.
  • How to navigate challenging telehealth business questions involving marketing, payments, billing and insurance.
  • Demonstrations of the technology options and strategies for how to use them effectively.
Telehealth Certification Training for Mental Health Professionals

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Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals: What You Need to Know Before You Get Started
  • The Types of Telehealth
    • Synchronous Format – Live Interaction via Video
    • Asynchronous Format – Transfers of Information Electronically
  • Evidence Supporting the Effectiveness of Telehealth for Clients and Various Populations
  • The Benefits and Risk for Telehealth
  • Recent Trends in Telehealth
Legal & Ethical Issues
  • Following a Code of Ethics
  • Legal Implications of Practicing Across State Lines
  • Privacy & Security
    • HIPAA Compliance Concerns
    • Documentation & Paperwork Issues
    • Ensure Data Protection & Avoid Unintended Access/Disclosure
    • The Client’s Perception of Privacy via Videoconferencing
  • Boundary Issues More Likely to Arise in Telehealth
  • Multicultural Issues in Telehealth
  • Technology Competence of the Clinician and Client
How to Start Your Mental Health Telepractice
  • Offering Your Telehealth Services – Where to Begin?
  • How to Introduce the Concept to Clients
  • Who is a Good Fit for Telehealth? Who is Not?
  • Administrative Responsibilities
  • Policies & Procedures Consideration – Protect Yourself and Your License
    • Informed Consent – Unique Concerns & Best Practices
    • Intake Process – Tips You Need to Know
    • Emergency Plan for Telehealth
  • Client Interviewing & Assessment Techniques
  • Videoconferencing vs. Telephone
  • Best Practices for Professionalism
    • Camera Placement, Background, Proximity & Dress Attire
    • Handling Technical Issues
Important Business Aspects to Consider
  • Marketing Concerns with Telehealth Practice
  • Billing & Reimbursement Strategies – Is This Covered Under My Client’s Insurance Policy?
  • Payment Fee Structure Considerations
  • Communication of Payment Structure to Client
  • Professional Liability Insurance – Telehealth Covered?
  • Client Expectations & How They Differ Versus In-Person Therapy
  • Financial, Accounting & Tax Concerns
  • Giving and Getting Referrals – Issues for Telepractice
Choosing a Platform – What Technology is Right for You and Your Clients?
  • An Overview of the Various Platforms Available
  • Demonstrations of Key Features
  • How to Assess What Features are Important for You
  • Cost Comparisons
  • What Legal Assurances Do I Need from A Platform Provider?
  • Client Considerations When Choosing a Platform
    • What Technology is My Client Using & Where From?
Demonstrations of Telehealth in Practice
  • A Guided Tour of How to Begin a Telehealth Videoconferencing Session
  • What Videoconferencing Looks Like in Practice
  • Key Techniques to Enhance the Telehealth In-Session Experience
  • Presentation Skills & Tips
Additional Technology Considerations
  • Text Message & Email Telehealth – Security, Privacy & Expectations
  • Cloud Storage – What are the legal issues?
  • Virtual Reality – What You Need to Know
Treatment Adaptations to Consider for Telehealth
  • Disorders
    • Discuss Key Adjustments Recommended for Practicing Telehealth for Different Disorders
  • Populations
    • Evidence & Best Practices for Tailoring Telehealth to a Variety of Clients
    • Important Adaptations for Groups or Couples
  • Modalities
    • Which Modalities Most Easily Apply to Telehealth & Which Could Use Adaptions
Case Studies of Telehealth Successes & Failures
  • Examples of the Do’s and Don’ts That Can Make or Break Your Telepractice
The Future of Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals
  • Possible Future New Rules & Regulations
  • Up & Coming Technology Trends to Be Aware Of
  • What Distance Therapy Might Look Like in 10 years
  1. Appraise the legal and ethical challenges posed by telehealth for mental health professionals in a clinical setting.
  2. Analyze the evidence supporting the effectiveness of telemental health as it relates to clinical treatment.
  3. Inspect the unique policies and procedures considerations for telehealth and the clinical implications.
  4. Evaluate adaptions with telemental health for various populations to improve clinical outcomes.
  5. Investigate the privacy, security and confidentiality concerns related to technology use in clinical practice.
  6. Differentiate how client expectations differ for telehealth as compared to in-person therapy and what that means for clinical treatment.
  7. Distinguish unique boundary issues that arise in a telemental health setting.
  8. Utilize specific adaptations that are recommended for various disorders and modalities to improve clinical outcomes.
  9. Appraise text messaging and email complications as it relates to privacy in a clinical setting.
  10. Apply best ethical practices regarding referrals and advertising concerns as it relates to clinical practice.
  11. Articulate the legalities of practicing across state lines via telemental health sessions.
  12. Specify the HIPAA compliance challenges associated with telemental health and its clinical implications.
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals
Are you ready to step into the life awaiting you as a Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH)?
In just three easy steps, you can become a Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH).

Step 1: Watch the digital seminar.
Step 2: Complete the CE test and instantly print your certificate of completion.
Step 3: Submit your certificate and professional license.

That’s it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

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Get Certified and Go Further... Become a Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH) and show your employer, clients, potential clients and fellow professionals your commitment to honing your skills and staying up to date on Telemental Health best-practices.

 

Professional Reputation and Credibility
Distinguish yourself from your peers and increase your opportunities for career advancement, earning potential, and client growth. Certification is a personal accomplishment and unbiased barometer of your skills.
Client Trust
Provide assurance to consumer and clients when you display your certification. When you complete your certification, they can be confident you are providing them with the best tools and strategies for improving clinical outcomes.
Meet the Course Expert:
Joni Gilbertson
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.

Click here for information about Joni Gilbertson.
Telehealth Certification Training for Mental Health Professionals

$439.99 Value
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The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
 
Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to all digital seminar materials, including the bonus materials — all designed to help you effectively integrate distance therapy into your practice.
 
Review the materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all digital seminar videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the CE21 Mobile™ app to access the content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
 
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 12.5 CE hours! Click here for CE credit details and credit details specific to your profession. Plus, this intensive training fulfills the educational requirements to become a Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH)!

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Telehealth Certification Training for Mental Health Professionals

Valued at $439.99
Today Only $219.99 — Unbelievable Savings!
Become a Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH)!
Earn up to 12.5 CE Hours and get certified - included in the price.
No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.
Click here for CE credit details.
NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this digital seminar.
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