Upcoming Medical Conferences in RoswellSearch Criteria : United States of America Roswell
Feb 20 - 21, 2020 | CE 12.50 | USD $500 | Roswell, Georgia
Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals: 2-Day Distance Therapy Training is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Feb 20 - 21, 2020 at Holiday Inn Atlanta/Roswell, Roswell, Georgia, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 contact hours / 12.5 CE / 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychiatrists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals. Description: The use of technology is a common expectation of clients in today’s world (and a requirement for some clients). Providing distance therapy services makes sense for your practice, but understanding all the legal, ethical, business and in-session challenges can seem daunting. What are all the legal and ethical risks? Is distance therapy effective? How do I even get started? – Attend this course and get the answers to your questions! Providing distance therapy services will allow you to gain access to more clients and provide quality care for your clients wherever they are. By attending this Distance Therapy Training Course, you’ll obtain a complete walkthrough of the whole process. You’ll learn: • The key terminology, evidence, benefits and risks. • The unique legal and ethical concerns associated, such as privacy, security and crossing state lines. • The policies, procedures and best practices you need to know to get started and while protecting your professional liability. • How to navigate challenging telehealth business questions involving marketing, payments, billing and insurance. • Demonstrations of the technology options and strategies for how to use them effectively. • Sign up today and leave confident in your ability to have a successful telehealth practice! Objectives: • Consider the legal and ethical challenges posed by telehealth for mental health professionals in a clinical setting. • Discuss the evidence supporting the effectiveness of telemental health as it relates to clinical treatment. • Specify the unique policies and procedures considerations for telehealth and the clinical implications. • Explain adaptions with telemental health for various populations to improve clinical outcomes. • Explore the privacy, security and confidentiality concerns related to technology use in clinical practice. • Establish how client expectations differ for telehealth as compared to in-person therapy and what that means for clinical treatment. • Articulate unique boundary issues that arise in a telemental health setting. • Utilize specific adaptations that are recommended for various disorders and modalities to improve clinical outcomes. • Explain text messaging and email complications as it relates to privacy in a clinical setting. • Apply best ethical practices regarding referrals and advertising concerns as it relates to clinical practice. • Articulate the legalities of practicing across state lines via telemental health sessions. • Specify the HIPAA compliance challenges associated with telemental health and its clinical implications.