TeleMental Health Best Practices: An Overview
Presenter(s): Raymond Barrett, LMHC, LPC
NASW-NYS Members: FREE!
NASW Other Chapter Member: $20
This workshop is approved for 1.0 continuing education credit hour(s) for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, and licensed marriage and family therapists.
Although clinicians are quite familiar with using technology, the competencies of providing telemental health services are not so evident. This webinar is not intended to cover all of the competencies of telemental health, but to inform you of how to assess your competency and to provide you a broad overview of the competencies of telemental health.
After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- List two possible benefits of telemental health and three possible drawbacks of telemental health.
- Explain how licensure law in the United States impacts telemental health.
- List three ethical standards that are specifically related to telemental health.
- Describe how to prepare a client for a telemental health session.
This workshop is approved for 1.0 continuing education credit hour(s).
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), and licensed marriage and family therapists. (Provider ID #MFT-0037).
Raymond Barrett, CEO (LMHC, LPC) of the Telehealth Certification Institute LLC, is a licensed professional counselor and an expert telemental health trainer/ consultant. Ray’s passion for telemental health emerged from his experience as a clinician seeking practical, high-quality telehealth training. Since 2014, TCI has delivered comprehensive teletherapy training and consultation to more than 26,000 healthcare organizations and professionals. TCI now offers over 90 specialized courses, a vast array of telemental health resources, and ongoing free continuing education opportunities for behavioral health providers.