California Telehealth - Live Online (3 CE)

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Course Level: Beginners, Intermediate

This Course Is For: Psychologists, LMFTs, Social Workers, Counselors

Course Format: This is a live, interactive online course taught by an instructor via Zoom. Participants are required to attend the live online workshop, participate in group discussion, and complete the course evaluation before earning the certificate of attendance.

Content By:  Gerry Grossman, M.A., LMFT

Bio: Gerry Grossman, M.A., LFMT has successfully trained thousands of exam candidates for their BBS licensing exams since 1985. His teaching style is clear, incisive, humorous and empathic. As a trained hypnotherapist, he has assisted many people with test anxiety and other clinical issues. In 2016 Gerry received the Educator of the year award from AAMFT-CA. In private practice, Gerry specializes in working with young children and their families.

Course Description: This live online, interactive course presents an overview of the following topics: the legal requirements and ethical guidelines pertaining to the delivery of telehealth therapy; definition of telehealth terms; technical aspects (e.g. videoconferencing platforms, encryption and firewalls); in-state and out of state regulations; license portability; multistate licensing; and liability insurance.
This course meets the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) 3-hour requirement for training in the provision of mental health services via telehealth.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Evaluate the legal requirements and ethical guidelines associated with delivering telehealth services, including informed consent, scope of competence, maintaining confidentiality, accessing to records and HIPAA regulations.
  2. Determine telehealth applicability for delivery of services, in-state and out-of-state.
  3. Evaluate the potential benefits and disadvantages of delivering mental health services via telehealth and customize your services accordingly.

Course Completion Requirements:

Attendees must be present for the duration of the training as evidenced by the attendance report generated by Zoom, as well as complete the course evaluation to receive a certificate of credit. 


The course evaluation is accessible in your student account. After completing the training, log into your GGS student account to complete the course evaluation. 

How certificate is issued:

Upon verification of attendance and completion of the course evaluation, each participant will be able to access a personal CE certificate of attendance in their student account.

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