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Telehealth – Mental Health Services, Law and Ethics, and other Important Considerations (3 Hours)

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Telehealth – Mental Health Services, Law and Ethics, and other Important Considerations (Meets CA BBS Telehealth Coursework Requirements) (3 Hours) – Online CE

Telehealth: Mental Health Services, Law and Ethics, and other Important Considerations (Meets CA BBS Requirements) CE Course Objectives and Outline:

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain at least two legal and regulatory frameworks governing the provision of telehealth services, including federal and state laws and regulations, as well as professional guidelines and standards.
  2. Discuss at least two ethical considerations related to the provision of mental health services via telehealth.
  3. Identify at least two best practices for delivering mental health services via telehealth.

In addition to the course objectives listed above, this course addresses the following content areas related to law and professional ethics:

  • Assessment
  • Professional practice issues

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction
    1. Definitions
    2. Benefits of Telehealth
  2. Evidence Based Practice and What the Research Tells Us
    1. Screening and Assessment
    2. Crisis Services
  3. Guidance for Implementing Evidence-Based Practices
    1. Individual Level Considerations
    2. Client Level Considerations
    3. Provider Level Considerations
  4. Resources for Evaluation and Quality Improvement
    1. Types of Evaluations
  5. Legal and Ethical Considerations
    1. Federal Laws and Regulations
    2. State Laws and Regulations
    3. BBS and California State Regulations
    4. Telehealth outside of California
    5. Ethical Considerations
  6. Bibliography

Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd

Author: Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT – California Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Law – CA Department of Social Services: Office of Child Abuse Prevention – Domestic Abuse Late in Life – Department of JusticeUS Department of Health and Human Services

Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT has been in practice for over 20 years (for more details on Nicole Hiltibran’s credentials view our Principals page).  She wrote and compiled the information contained in this course from documents produced by California Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Law, CA Department of Social Services: Office of Child Abuse Prevention, Domestic Abuse Late in Life, Department of Justice, US Department of Health and Human Services

 

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