TMHI Certificate Training Packages

Choose from three programs designed for hospitals, clinics, agencies, group practices and independent practitioners seeking to establish, assess and improve a telemental health practice. TMHI training is designed for practitioners of telepsychiatry, telepsychology, distance counseling, online therapy, tele-speech and language pathology and other tele-therapies. Each program offers a road map to the required competencies to meet legal and professional association ethical mandates.

  • Get In-Depth, Accurate Information from Industry Leaders
  • Self-Paced with No Scheduling — Access Anytime, Any Place 24/7
  • Obtain Easy-to-Understand, Evidence-Based Protocols
  • Earn the Respected “TMHI TeleMental Health Practitioner” Certificate
  • starburst-onlineMeet Legal & Ethical Training Requirements
  • 100% Online / Mobile Compatible
  • CE Hours Available if Needed
  • 30-day, 100% Money Back Guarantee
1. Learn Everything Online
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No Book Purchase Necessary
2. Pass Post Tests Online
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Print CE Certificates
3. Deliver Services Online
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Enjoy the Convenience

Silver Level Training

As low as $149

Introduction to Telemental Health Theory and Practice Course*

  • Introduction to definitions and concepts
  • Evidence-based research
  • Delivery methods and theory integration
  • Informed consent and other documentation
  • Intake and assessment
  • Licensing and working over state lines
  • Risk management
  • Termination
  • Reimbursement
  • Business and practice building
  • Internet use dependency and problems

* Covers required Georgia Composite Board 6-Hour TeleMental Health topics


$129 or $149

Without CE Hours

$129

With 6 CE Hours

$149

Gold Level Training

As low as $129 / month

Certificate Program Discounted Training

Includes Silver Level Training program (see panel to the left), PLUS:

  • Fundamentals: key definitions and terminology; reimbursable, evidence-based models
  • Telephone and video models (e.g., vendors, equipment, features)
  • Basic legal & ethical issues (HIPAA, HITECH, referrals, security, confidentiality, intake, termination, malpractice insurance)
  • Advance telepractice models: dos and don’ts, handling emergencies

$349 or $399
Payment Plan as low as:
$129 / 3 months

Without CE Hours

$349

or

With 15 CE Hours

$399

or

Platinum Level Training

As low as $139 / month

Certificate Program Discounted Training Package

Includes all Gold Certificate Program training (see panel to the left), PLUS:

  • For private practitioners, clinical directors or department managers
  • Legal/ethical policies & templates
  • Advanced Legal/Ethical issues (e.g., informed consent, social media)
  • Documentation guidelines & checklist
  • Texting Do’s and Don’ts
  • Reimbursement (strategies, funding sources, ICD-10 & CPT codes)
  • Monthly Group Consultation
  • Individual Consultation

$1,295 or $1,495
Payment Plan as low as:
$139 / 10 months

Without CE Hours

$1,295

or

With 39 CE Hours

$1,495
or

 


Click on the course titles below for descriptions and learning objectives:

*Note: Courses below qualifying for Legal & Ethical CE Hours are bolded and asterisked

Silver 6-Hour Training Introductory Telemental Health Course:

Gold Certificate Program Discount Training Package Courses:

Platinum Certificate Program Discount Training Package Courses:

Questions?

Click questions below for detailed answers.


The Gold Certificate discounted training package is best for you if you work within an agency setting that is already organized to legally and ethically deliver tele-mental health or tele-behavioral health (telepsychiatry, telepsychology, distance counseling etc.) You need a well-considered look at legal, ethical and clinical guidance about how to get started and deliver direct care. Your organization has dealt with the legal and ethical policy and risk management issues, and you just want to understand your basic legal and ethical requirements. You need training to think through the large issues to operate as a professional when delivering care through telephone and video.

The Platinum Certificate discounted training package is best for you if you need to develop a distance counseling program of your own, without an information technology department, legal office, billing or clinical staff to help you think through the details. The Platinum Certificate program will help you choose your technology, decide whether or not to use videoconferencing, email, text-messaging and other technologies; set up your virtual office to follow current telepractice guidelines and learn how to get paid for your services. It will help you choose your most appropriate private, secure technology that meets your federal and state law. It will give you an understanding of how you to develop appropriate clinical protocols, intake, informed consent, and termination processes with consideration to the specific technological modalities you choose. It will help you develop and implement your emergency plans, build them into your informed consent processes and have clinically appropriate relationships with providers in your client/patient’s local community to confidently handle emergencies and crises. This Platinum Certificate Training package will also guide you to finding and contracting with a malpractice carrier that will maximally help you manage risk. It gives you the competencies required by legal and ethical bodies, which include individual state boards, provinces and professional associations in the behavioral community. As a result of completing this training, you will be competent and confident about handling a wide variety of challenging situations posed by delivering telemental health care.

The Platinum Certificate training program then, is designed for the hospital, clinic, agency, or group and individual practitioner who is responsible for program design and implementation. It provides a true roadmap for how to get started with technical, clinical, legal and ethical policy decisions as well as practical program implementation. Numerous case examples, checklists, sample documents and more are available for you to maximize your time and effort. This program provides you with a Certificate that will distinguish you as a true professional.

  • Easily gain a comfortable, working knowledge of the evidence-base supporting the implementation of best practices for telepsychiatry  (telepsych), telepsychology, distance counseling or online counseling, etherapy and online therapy (whatever you call it)
  • Enjoy an exciting, convenient eLearning environment to access courses anytime, anywhere with an Internet connection
  • All courses are self-paced, well-written and evidence-based, with summaries, checklists and clear “to-dos”
  • Courses offered in written form (text) with video and audio clips to illustrate key points
  • 30-day, 100% money-back guarantee
  • All training included in the Gold Certificate Program is included in the Platinum Certificate Program
  • You are invited to take the training modules in any order you deem appropriate


All of your courses are self-paced, available 100% online and accessible 24/7. You will gain access immediately upon purchase and can complete all training anytime within 6 months from date of purchase. If you need more time to complete your courses, extended access is available for a modest fee in additional increments of 6 months. To extended your access, go to telehealth.org/6-month-extension.
  • Courses are available with or without CE Hours (See Continuing Education section below)
  • Take all courses and pass post-tests online
  • Print your Course Completion Certificate immediately at your desktop for your licensing board
  • Contact us for a check of your program completion, and we will send you your TMHI TeleMental Health Practitioner Certificate to proudly display

The American Psychological Association (APA), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) and American Medical Association (AMA) approved CE Hours (or CME Hours for physicians).

Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Counselors & Nurses are formally approved in California, and approved by most other states, by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS). See Continuing Education information below.

Absolutely! Start with the Basic Certificate courses and add any of the modules above. Write to us for pricing.
  • If you have questions about how training works or which course is right for you, please contact us.

Continuing Education Approvals

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Psychologists — American Psychological Association (APA)

The TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. (TMHI) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists in all 50 States and Canada.

Social Workers — Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

The TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. (TMHI), provider #1328, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/18/2015 – 11/18/2016. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Addiction Professionals — NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

The TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. (TMHI) is officially on file with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) as an Approved Education Provider. TMHI has been approved as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider. NAADAC Provider #159459, TeleMental Health Institute, is responsible for all aspects of their programing.

Counselors — National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

The TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. (TMHI) has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6708. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC Credit are clearly identified. TMHI is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

California Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Counselors & Nurses — California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)

When California MFTs, LCSWs and LPCCs turn in certificates to the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), they will accept the CE credit hours based on TMHI’s APA approval.

The TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. (TMHI) has partnered with Alliant International University to bring you Continuing Education for the training you complete at TMHI. Alliant is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide continuing education for Nurses (provider #CEP11235). Alliant maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

— NOTE —

Please verify the appropriateness of TMHI training for your needs by contacting your state/provincial board or your state/provincial professional organization. Some state and provincial regulations are in flux, complex and can be confusing. Some require additional documentation. Some states restrict the number of CE hours you can complete online. TMHI is does not accept responsibility for being aware of or meeting your state’s requirements.

TMHI Training has also been approved for AMA CME Hours. Contact us for details.

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