California Telehealth Online Video Course (3 CE)

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Number of CE: 3 hours

Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists

Course Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Course Developed by: Gerry Grossman, MA, LMFT

Bio: Gerry Grossman, M.A., LMFT 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 Format: Self-Paced, Video

Course Description: This self-paced video 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 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, access 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.