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The option of receiving mental health services through video conferencing or phone sessions helps clients overcome significant barriers to access. Graduate schools and clinical supervision do a great job and preparing behavioral health clinicians to provide services when a client is with them in their office. However, there has been very little training in the ethical and clinical skills of providing behavioral health services when the client and clinician are not in the same location. This course extensively covers the ethical and clinical skills of providing video sessions and phone sessions to your clients. The competencies of setting up the technology, the clinical setting, preparing the client, responding to technical issues, technology options, how to effectively use technology, communication skills specifically for video conferencing and phone sessions, and documentation are all covered in this course.
This is a non-interactive, self-study course.
You can also complete your courses by using a mobile app.
Ethical and Clinical Skills of Video and Phone Sessions, 2 Contact Hours
This course consists of 2 contact hours.
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. Approval renewal date: 9/19
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 2 contact hours. Approval renewal date: 4/30/19
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: 2/29/2020
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC has been approved by the Texas State Board Of Examiners Of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 3051. Expiration date: 8/31/19. This course is approved for 2 hours.
Marriage and Family Therapists:
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC has been approved by the Texas State Board Of Examiners Of Marriage And Family Therapists. Provider #: 1128. Expiration date: 8/31/19. This course is approved for 2 hours.
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC, #1609, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 05/02/2018 – 05/02/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 2 clinical continuing education clock hours.
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: 2/29/2020
This activity qualifies for 120 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.
Raymond Barrett, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH, M.S., has extensively provided telemental health counseling services in private practice, for facilities, and for an EAP program. Both as a practitioner and trainer, his aim is to fill every knowledge gap as it arises in the telemental health profession, and that his training allows for immediate implementation. Ray has developed several courses on telemental health and ensures his courses are kept updated. Trainees find Ray to be very approachable, available and knowledgeable. Ray appreciates hearing from each training participant individually in order to fulfill their specific learning needs and to incorporate their questions and successes into the training program. He has presented on telebehavioral health at several conferences and has assisted many organizations to create, launch, and enhance their telehealth programs through his consultation services.
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This course includes closed captioning.
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This course is intended for clinicians who provide behavioral health services.
Teaching methods for these courses include recorded lectures, videos, a post-test, and a course evaluation.
You have six months to access online courses from the time of purchase.