Telehealth (2 hr CE)
This continuing education course covers the basics of telehealth for mental health professionals. Specific attention is given to legal and ethical considerations, assessing client appropriateness, and building rapport. If you've ever considered moving part or all of your practice online, this is a great place to start!
- Key definitions
- Legal and ethical issues
- Before you start
- Assessing client appropriateness
- Building rapport online
About the instructor
Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD, is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#42723). He serves as adjunct faculty for California State University Northridge in Los Angeles and The Wright Institute in Berkeley. He led the AAMFT workgroup that developed Best Practices in the Online Practice of Couple and Family Therapy. His books include Basics of California Law for LMFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs, and Saving Psychotherapy.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify key legal and ethical concerns with telehealth, and avenues for compliance with each
- Assess various platforms for telehealth and make informed choices about which are best for their practice
- Differentiate clients who appear to be appropriate for online services from those who do not
Continuing Education Approval
This course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, and/or LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
NBCC ACEP – Ben Caldwell Labs Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6903. Ben Caldwell Labs Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This course qualifies for 1 hour of continuing education credit.
CAMFT CEPA - Ben Caldwell Labs Inc., provider #137848, is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, CSWs, and PCCs. Ben Caldwell Labs Inc. maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
Please review our Continuing Education page for critical information on CE provider approvals, refund policy, and more.
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