Demystifying Ethics and Law for Telebehavioral Health, Part 1

Demystifying Ethics and Law for Telebehavioral Health, Part 1

This webinar will provide counselors with basic information to help them understand what telebehavioral health is. It will provide an overview of ethical & legal guidelines related to telebehavioral health and distance supervision. Topics will include: defining telebehavioral health; legal implications of providing distance supervision; understanding the difference between ethics versus law; order of authority in law and ethics; HIPAA compliance; identifiers of protected health information; HIPAA breaches; and business associate agreements.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what telebehavioral health is.
  • Explore an overview of applicable ethical & legal guidelines related to telebehavioral health and distance supervision.

Speaker(s):

  • LoriAnn Stretch, PhD, Department Chair for Clinical Mental Health Counseling, The Chicago School
  • Tiffany Rush-Wilson, PhD, Associate Department Chair at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology,

Credits

  • 1.00 - Clock Hours
  • 1.00 - Ethics Hours
  • 1.00 - NBCC
  • 1.00 - CRCC
  • 1.00 - New York Hours
  • 1.00 - Washington Hours

Activities Included:

Video

Evaluation


Demystifying Ethics and Law for Telebehavioral Health, Part 2

Demystifying Ethics and Law for Telebehavioral Health, Part 2

Description

This webinar will review resources to help you locate your state laws and regulations on telehealth as well look at specific challenges to practicing telehealth and distance supervision. Topics will include: resources on telemedicine/telehealth laws; current ethical standards related to telebehavioral health and distance supervision; client screening; informed consent; confidentiality; verification; disclosures for telebehavioral health; separating personal and professional accounts; distance supervision relationships; supervision records; research; and best practices.

Learning Objectives:

  • Utilize resources to help you locate state laws and regulations on telehealth.
  • Examine specific challenges to practicing telebehavioral health and distance supervision in an ethical manner.
  • Identify seven standards you can utilize to help you practice telebehavioral health in an ethical manner.

Speaker(s):

  • LoriAnn Stretch, PhD, Department Chair for Clinical Mental Health Counseling, The Chicago School
  • Tiffany Rush-Wilson, PhD, Associate Department Chair at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Walden University

Credits

  • 1.00 - Clock Hours
  • 1.00 - Ethics Hours
  • 1.00 - NBCC
  • 1.00 - CRCC
  • 1.00 - New York Hours
  • 1.00 - Washington Hours

Activities Included:

Video

Evaluation


Demystifying Ethics and Law for Telebehavioral Health, Part 3

Demystifying Ethics and Law for Telebehavioral Health, Part 3

Description

This webinar will provide counselors with additional standards to help them practice telebehavioral health in an ethical manner. It will also provide resources on the use of technology in telehealth. Topics will include: additional ethical standards related to telebehavioral health; use of technology in telehealth; resources to help you locate insurance companies who reimburse; residency laws for practicing telehealth across state laws; liability for practicing across state lines; social media policies; encryption; intervention and reference applications.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify seven additional standards you can utilize to help you practice telebehavioral health in an ethical manner.
  • Explore resources that will help you locate insurance companies who reimburse for telehealth.
  • Examine the caveats to state licensure laws & possible liability issues when practicing telehealth across state lines.
  • Examine sample technology to assist you with sending and receiving HIPPA compliant information to your clients.

Speaker(s):

  • LoriAnn Stretch, PhD, Department Chair for Clinical Mental Health Counseling, The Chicago School
  • Tiffany Rush-Wilson, PhD, Associate Department Chair at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Walden University

Credits

  • 1.00 - Clock Hours
  • 1.00 - Ethics Hours
  • 1.00 - NBCC
  • 1.00 - CRCC
  • 1.00 - New York Hours
  • 1.00 - Washington Hours

Activities Included:

Video

Evaluation


Demystifying Ethics and Law for Telebehavioral Health, Part 4

Demystifying Ethics and Law for Telebehavioral Health, Part 4

Description

This webinar will provide counselors with various ethical decision-making models for telebehavioral health and distance supervision. It will also provide several resources to help you plan out your next steps in becoming an ethical telebehavioral health counselor. Topics will include: professionalism; ethical decision-making models; supervision responsibilities; case studies; next step planning; resources to help you plan your next steps in telebehavioral health; personal development plans; board certified-telemental health providers; and changing the technology you're using for telebehavioral health.

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine various ethical decision-making models for telebehavioral health practitioners and distance supervisors.
  • Understand the roles/responsibilities specific to supervisors who supervise counselors who practice telebehavioral health.
  • Identify several resources to help you plan your next steps in becoming an ethical telebehavioral health counselor.

Speaker(s):

  • LoriAnn Stretch, PhD, Department Chair for Clinical Mental Health Counseling, The Chicago School
  • Tiffany Rush-Wilson, PhD, Associate Department Chair at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Walden University

Credits

  • 1.00 - Clock Hours
  • 1.00 - Ethics Hours
  • 1.00 - NBCC
  • 1.00 - CRCC
  • 1.00 - New York Hours
  • 1.00 - Washington Hours

Activities Included:

Video

Evaluation

Handouts