Telebehavioral Health – What Every Provider Needs to Know
Telebehavioral Health – What Every Provider Needs to Know Course Objectives and Outline:
- Discuss at least one important legal issue related to telehealth (e.g., licensure, informed consent, privacy/confidentiality).
- Explain at least one ethical issue related to telehealth (e.g., competencies, documentation, marketing).
- Describe at least one clinical issue related to telehealth (e.g., assessment/screening, boundaries/telepresence, handling emergencies).
- Identify at least one technical issue related to telehealth (e.g., technology/platform choices, cybersecurity, handling repairs).
- The Safety and Effectiveness of telebehavioral health.
- Telebehavioral health terms and definitions.
- Standards of best practice in telebehavioral health.
- Telebehavioral health State and Federal laws in telebehavioral health
- Clinical boundaries
- Telebehavioral health emergencies
Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. (2015). Behavioral health trends in the United States: Results from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (HHS Publication No. SMA 15-4927, NSDUH
Series H-50). Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/
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