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. The 6-hour course is a survey course, designed to introduce you to the fundamentals. The telemental health certification programs are for clinicians who are serious about leveraging the power of technology to reach more clients/patients, lover overhead and increase their profit margins, often from the comfort of their offices, and when properly organized, from their own home offices. Both telemental health certification programs offer a road map to the required competencies to meet legal and professional association ethical mandates.
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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. The Platinum telemental health certification program 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.
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.
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.
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: 11/18/2016 – 11/18/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
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.
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.
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.
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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