Licensing and Practicing Over State and Provincial Lines: Is It Ok to Cross the Line?


Are you puzzled about whether or not it is ok to practice across state and provincial lines with telephone or video (Skype)?

Many professionals are confused about licensure. They have questions about how to practice over state and provincial lines, exceptions to the rule and where to go for help in extenuating circumstances. One thing is very clear: it is essential that every practitioner be fully informed and stay current.

The good news is licensure is not as complicated as it may seem at first glance. You can easily learn what you need to know about licensure to have a worry-free, online practice. All these and many more essential answers are available in the TeleMental Health Institute’s upcoming webinar, titled:

 

Licensing and Practicing over State and Provincial Lines: Is It Ok to Cross the Line?

with Marlene M. Maheu, PhD
Recording available to view anytime, any place

 

Marlene M. Maheu, PhD, founder of TeleMental Health Institute, is recognized as one of the leading experts in US licensure for telepractice. She is the originator of the Online Clinical Practice Model (OCPM) for ethical telemental health, telepsychiatry, telepsychology, distance counseling and online therapy (telepractice).

Fee includes access to LIVE webinar, recording for up to six (6) months, slides, 24/7 Hub Community Forum for discussion with like-minded colleagues and 1 CE Hour if needed.

Learning Objectives:

  • The essential functions of licensure and why they are relevant to the stable growth of our professions
  • How many states and provinces require an in-person assessment within a state or province prior to telepractice
  • Which states and provinces are leaders in the licensure portability movement
  • Which states or provinces require payment for telehealth on par with in-person treatment — and how licensure is pivotal
  • Why calling yourself a “coach” to practice over state or province lines when you are licensed get you in more trouble than it is worth
  • How malpractice coverage can automatically be nullified, despite your carrier’s claims that you are “covered” for online practice
  • Where to register for help with obtaining licensure in multiple states or provinces
  • Four ways to keep abreast of these developments for free

This program is designed for:

  • Counselors, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Drug & Alcohol Specialists
  • Medical Professionals such as Psychiatrists, Internists, Pediatricians, Gerontologists
  • Psychologists, Physicians Assistants & Nurse Practitioners

The TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. is the leading online telemental health training institute, devoted exclusively to addressing the emerging opportunities and challenges of telepsychiatry, telepsychology, distance counseling, online therapy and telenursing. Whether your interest is in legal, ethical, practical or technical issues; video teleconferencing or virtual worlds; psycho-educational material development and marketing; software or “apps” for colleagues or patients, the TMH Institute offers convenient, 24/7 access to 100% online courses for continuing education (CE Hour) and continuing medical education (CME) credit. (See statement below for CE Hour and CME details.)

Webinar includes:

  • Webinar video recording
  • Presentation slides
  • Webinar handout
  • 1-CE Hour (if needed)
$99 Spring Special

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