Telepractice offers many exciting and unprecedented opportunities. The evidence-base has grown since 1959 and is robust. Best practices are well documented. Professional associations already have, or are in the process of drafting guidelines. The TMH Institute program includes 100% online delivery of two, 3-unit, sequential semester modules of coursework.
EQUIVALENT TO 45 CLASS HOURS (12 HOURS OF FORUM INTERACTION)
|Overview of Online Counseling, Psychotherapy and Telemental Health||3 contact hours|
|Introduction to Theory and Practice||6 contact hours|
|Legal/Ethical Issues I: Rules, Regulations and Risk Management||6 contact hours|
|Introduction to the Psychotechnologies||1 hour|
|Audio and Video in TelePractice||3 contact hours|
|Video Teleconferencing||6 contact hours|
|Beyond Skype 50+ HIPAA-Compliant Video Companies and Related Issues||1 contact hour|
|12 Facts Your Licensing Board Probably Won’t Tell You About Practicing Over State Lines||1 contact hour|
|15 Crucial Issues for Client/Patient Education about Telepractice||1 contact hour|
|How to Develop a Thriving Telemental Health Practice from Your Home||1 contact hour|
|Why Consider EHRs Now? An Electronic Health Record (EHR) Primer||1 contact hour|
|Overview of Passive Income Strategies: Creating Legal and Ethical Self-Help Materials||1 contact hour|
|The HIPAA-Savvy Clinician: 6 New Lessons for HIPAA Adherence||1 contact hour|
|Setting Up a Specialty Niche for Telehealth Practice||1 contact hour|
EQUIVALENT TO 45 CLASS HOURS
|Legal/Ethical Issues II: Best Practices and Informed Consent||6 contact hours|
|Reimbursement Strategies: Increasing Authorization and Payment||3 contact hours|
|Introduction to Establishing Online and Telemental Health Practice||3 contact hours|
|Advanced Clinical Telepractice Issues with Handling Online Emergencies||3 contact hours|
|Advanced Clinical Telepractice Models for Success||3 contact hours|
|Texting and Mental Health: Basic Do’s and Don’ts||3 contact hours|
|Employment Strategies for Telemental Health Practitioners||6 contact hours|
|Legal/Ethical Online Psycho-Educational Program Development and Marketing||6 contact hours|
MINIMUM OF 6 STUDENTS REQUIRED TO BE ELIGIBLE / MAXIMUM OF 30 STUDENTS PER CLASS
|50% of tuition collected by Academic Institution owed to TMH Institute||8-15 students|
|20% of tuition collected by Academic Institution owed to TMH Institute||16-30 students|
"For nearly 20 years Marlene has been the leader in thought, training and advocacy regarding the impact of technology on mental health professions."
"As a consultant, Dr. Maheu is creative, engaging, insightful, funny, easy, wise, and overall a delight to work with. Her energetic participation was infectious and raised everyone's game."
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"The Telementalhealth Institute provides all of the essential training needed to start practicing telemental health or telepsychiatry. The courses are unsurpassed, unique and contain everything one needs to know in order to start practicing. Upon completing this training, a provider is "ready to go."
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"Dr. Maheu has been a consistent and courageous pioneer in the use of technology to improve mental health services for over a generation. Her training will provide you with essential tools to start a successful telepractice while remaining complaint with legal, ethical and other risk management strategies."
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"Dr. Maheu is psychology's telehealth visionary, leading our colleagues through professional training in ethics and innovative technologies since the mid-90's. Telepsychology is the 21st century and our practitioners in particular must become knowledgeable."
"I wanted to establish a task force on 'new media,' but only if Marlene Maheu, a long-time leader in telepsychology, would agree to be its chair. She did, and the task force exceeded my highest hopes."
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"Marlene Maheu is a trailblazer in the field of telehealth. She was one of the first psychologists to even consider the concept of providing electronic services to patients and has been a leader in that field. Marlene is also a mover and a shaker and seems to be able to make nearly anything happen."
"Dr. Maheu was writing and presenting on telehealth and psychology of the Internet when the rest of us didn't even know how to spell it, much less know what it means or how to practice it. She is a true visionary and a pioneer in the important area of tele-mental-health."
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