Telehealth Rules and Best Practices

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Telehealth Rules and Best Practices

Tuesday, December 19th, 2023

12:00pm to 2:00pm ET


Presenter: Dan Pepitone, JD

NASW-NYS Members: $20

NASW Other Chapter Member (Including NYC): $40

Non-Members: $50

NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Members: FREE

This workshop is approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists and licensed psychologists

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Workshop Description
Social workers’ use of telehealth - providing mental health care services remotely and through communication technologies - grew rapidly and shows no signs of slowing down. This course is designed to teach New York social workers their responsibilities when providing telehealth services and where to find the rules and official guidance on them. The presenter will provide information about HIPAA-compliant platforms, the requirements for informed consent, and out-of-state practice. In addition, the presenter will consider the advantages and disadvantages of telehealth and discuss best practices.


Learning Objectives

After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

1. Describe the benefits and risks of telehealth
2. Identify where to find Federal and New York rules and guidance on telehealth
3. Describe best practices for the use of telehealth
4. Identify HIPAA-compliant telehealth platforms
5. Describe how to obtain informed consent for telehealth sessions

This workshop is approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours.

NASW-NYS 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 social workers (Provider ID #0014), licensed mental health counselors (Provider ID #MHC-0053), licensed marriage and family therapists (Provider ID #MFT-0037) and licensed psychologists (Provider ID #PSY-0088).

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Dan Pepitone JD. Dan Pepitone is an attorney who helps small businesses, primarily mental health practices and creatives. Dan helps with business entity formation, practice documents, advice and counsel on scope of practice, client issues, telehealth, employees and independent contractors, and more. Prior to starting his private practice in 2021, Dan spent 14 years working at a nonprofit law firm, Manhattan Legal Services.



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December 19th, 2023 from 12:00 PM to  2:00 PM
Event Fee(s)
NASW-NYS Member $20.00
NASW Other Chapter Member (Including NYC) $40.00
Non-Member $50.00
NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Member $0.00