Safety comes first! Behavioral health professionals ought to have a clear and documented plan for responding to emergencies during each clinical session and between sessions. Emergency management plans should be tailored for the client, different locations, and modalities of communication. This course covers the best practices for establishing an emergency management protocol and how to respond to emergencies in different situations and through the use of technology.
- Establish with the client an emergency management plan for each session in both a supervised and unsupervised environment
- List what information is required in order to create an emergency management plan
- Explain the process of responding to an emergency during a telemental health session
This course was originally recorded 11/1/2018, the recordings were updated 11/15/2020.