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Telehealth in the School Environment: Meeting Student Needs amid COVID-19

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Online Self-Study



The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust school systems to provide educational services from a distance, including telehealth services.

This recorded webinar offers 1 CE credit for behavioral health professionals. 


COVID-19 has necessitated that schools nationwide provide crucial academic and behavioral health services through telehealth. This rapid transition to a virtual academic setting has left academic and behavioral health workers with many questions about how to best support their students. This discussion will cover pertinent topics such as identifying challenges to implementing interventions in a virtual context, creating solutions for performing assessments through telehealth, and best practices for relating to stakeholders in a virtual environment. This panel will provide practical tools for those who work in academic environments to best support their students during this era of virtual learning.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify challenges to implementing interventions in a digitized learning context.
  • Name solutions for performing assessments via telehealth.
  • Describe how to relate with stakeholders in a virtual environment.

This is a non-interactive self-study course.

Course Availability

From the time of registration, you have six months to access the coursework.


We are pleased to bring together experts in the field of telehealth in schools to help caregivers to better serve students.

Michael Cappiello, LCSW, President of National Association of Social Workers - New York State Chapter

Michael received his MSW from Hunter College School of Social Work in 2000, practiced as a psychiatric social worker in Westchester County at two university medical centers, is now a school social worker for the NYC Department of Education, and has a private practice. A member of NASW since 1998, Michael led the State’s Advocacy and Government Relations Committee and then was the Westchester Division Director. Michael holds a BA in Psychology from Hobart College and an AAS in Social Sciences from SUNY Cobleskill. He is also an active lay person in the Episcopal Church.

Michael was a staff social worker in the department of child and adolescent psychiatry at two university hospitals in the New York metropolitan area, serving families in clinics, inpatient units, and school programs. During the past 9 years he has specialized in school social work, first in a 1000-student middle school in an affluent suburb, then in an inner city special education high school for students with complex psychosocial and learning needs. 

Michael’s practice focuses on assessment of family, school, and community systems to maximize positive experiences in learning.

Elizabeth (Liz) Faison, Acting Associate Superintendent of Student Services at Prince George’s County Public Schools

Prince George's County Public Schools enrolls over 133,000 students. Faison is charged with providing oversight to offices that support student’s daily success to include School Counseling, Psychological Services, School Health, Pupil Personnel Services, Student Engagement and School Support, Section 504 Services, College Readiness, International Office of Student Admissions and Enrollment, Home and Hospital Teaching, McKinney Vento Programs, Home Schooling, and the Office of Student Records. She also supports the implementation of the district’s School Based Clinical Mental Health Program, Restorative Approaches, Trauma Informed Approaches, school referral and intervention processes and bullying prevention. 

She has maintained her Professional School Counselor certification and was awarded the School Counselor Advocate of the Year by the Maryland School Counselor Association in February (2020).  She is a National Board Certified Counselor and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland. Liz Faison is the CEO of Hope Infusion Transformational Services, Inc. She holds a BS in Sociology/Social Work from Elizabeth City State University (Elizabeth City, NC) and a Master’s of Education in Counseling from East Carolina University (Greenville, NC). She awaits her dissertation defense in the PhD program at Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA) in Counselor Education and Supervision where her research focused on the impacts of spiritual abuse in the black church as it relates to trauma and attrition. 

Faison has been a counselor, counselor supervisor, director and school system administrator for 26 years and understands the importance of systemic evolution needed to support student’s mental health needs and their resilience.

Dr. Dwayne Bryant, Ph.D., NCSP, Psychologist at Campbell Union High School District (San Jose, CA)

Dr. Dwayne M. Bryant  has gained experience in the field of psychology from working with
the American Psychological Association, Educational Testing Service and the National
Association of School Psychologists. He has a passion for advocacy and fairness for all people and strives to create a balanced and positive narrative of black men in society.  Outside of his professional and academic accomplishments he enjoys being a creator. He has created several visual projects (Let’s Talk About It, HU Transition to Internship, Motherland Story and Pieces of Me) that highlight his journey in psychology as well as personal growth. He also co-hosts 6 Degrees of Black Mental Health, a show created to provide a voice for black men in the field of psychology. If you want to hear more from him check out his weekly Podcast, InPSYCHful Discussions (available on all major podcast platforms).

Sherrie Williams, LCSW, Chief Operating Officer at Global Partnership for TeleHealth

Sherrie Williams is an LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker). She currently serves as the Cheif Operating Officer for Global Partnership For Telehealth, a non-profit telehealth network located in Waycross, GA. Prior to becoming COO, she was the Executive Director for Georgia Partnership For Telehealth, Global's sister-company. She works with small to mid-size health systems, public schools, and state agencies to develop and implement telemedicine programs. Prior to coming on board at Georgia Partnership For Telehealth she was the Program Director for Georgia’s first school-based telehealth clinic. Sherrie implemented the telehealth component to the school-based health clinic in 2010 which experienced phenomenal success collaborating with local Primary Care Providers, Pediatric Specialists from resource-rich urban areas, the local hospital, and several area pharmacies.

Sherrie has also been working with a post-adoption support program called ATEAM (Adopted Teen Empowerment And Mentoring) Program for the past 18 years. She has served as a site coordinator and currently serves on the state program planning team where she writes program curriculum.

CE Credits

CE credits = 1 continuing education credit

Each participant is required to record their own attendance on their account the day of the event and complete the course evaluation within one week of the event. Continuing Education credits cannot be issued unless attendance is recorded and evaluations are submitted.

Counselors: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No, 6693. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This course qualifies for 1 contact hour.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0048. Approval renewal date: 1/31/2026 

Marriage and Family Therapists: Many MFT licensing boards accept our courses or one of the approvals which we have from professional associations. You can check with your board to determine if this course would be accepted by your licensing board.

Social Workers: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC, #1609, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/02/2021 – 05/02/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 1 clinical continuing education credit.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0435. Approval renewal date: 2/28/2026

Addiction Professionals: Telehealth Certification Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, provider #193104, effective 02/23/2021. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.

Psychologists: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0128. Effective 8/31/2021 – 8/31/2024

Art Therapists: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0093. 7/21/2021 – 7/31/2024

Other Professionals: This activity qualifies for 60 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations.  Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

How to Complete the Course and Earn Your Certificate

To receive your certificate of completion you must complete the course in its entirety.

To complete an Online Self Study Course, one must register, log in, select the My Courses option from the menu items, click the Course Title, complete all of the modules, complete and pass the post-test(s), and complete the course evaluation.

Psychologists and other professionals seeking CE credit through our approval with the American Psychological Association are asked but not required to complete the course evaluation before obtaining their certificate of completion, however passing a post-test for online self-study courses, and submitting one's attendance for live on-site and live webinars is required.

You can download or print your certificate of completion by logging into your account, navigating to the course by selecting the My Courses option from the menu items, clicking the Course Title, scrolling to the Certificate of Completion section, and clicking on the Certificate of Completion link to either download it or print it.

Participants may request a printed version of their certificate of completion to be delivered by mail. A shipping/handling fee of $6.95 will be charged per request. Shipping internationally may require an additional charge.

Directions for completing a course can be found by clicking here.

Course Policies

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

Click here to view our Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are offered within the first 30 days for courses which have not been completed. There is a 10% service fee for refunds.

Grievance Policy

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Who should attend

Any healthcare provider

Teaching methods

This is a non-interactive self-study course. Teaching methods for this course includes recorded lectures, videos, a post-test, and a course evaluation.   


This course was recorded 10/16/2020

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