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  • Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D.

    Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D.

WEBINAR – Coaching: Is It Illegal or Unethical to Practice Over State Lines?

WEBINAR - Coaching: Is it Illegal or Unethical to Practice Over State Lines?

On Demand Webinar
Available to access anytime, any place. Login required.
CE 1 CE Hour Available

Are you operating over state lines as a coach? Are you clear about current legal and ethical mandates about working over state lines?  Join Dr. Marlene Maheu as she gives an overview of state licensure requirements and how they affect you as a coach if you are a licensed professional. Learn the essential facts when it comes to offering services over state lines or international borders.

Webinar attendees will receive clear and concise answers to these questions:

  • What was the issue with regard to coaching that was recently highlighted by the October 25, 2014 New York Times article?
  • What is the law regarding practicing over state lines as a coach when licensed as a mental health professional?
  • Which mental health disciplines have these types of laws?
  • Which types of information have been disseminated by some leading coach training programs about the legitimacy of practicing over state lines?
  • What are the malpractice insurance ramifications of practicing over state lines as a coach?
  • Who can help you get accurate and up-to-date information about what to do if you are working illegally?

Learning Objectives

  • List at least 2 essential functions of licensure and why they are relevant to coaches
  • Intelligently discuss how malpractice coverage can be nullified when practicing illegally
  • Identify whom to approach to get information about your specific services and their legal and regulatory requirements
  • Name four ways to keep abreast of these developments for free

This program is for beginning and intermediate-level “tele-practitioners” in these disciplines:

14 Essential Telemental Health Informed Consent Elements
  • Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Drug & Alcohol Specialists
  • Medical Professionals such as Psychiatrists, Internists, Pediatricians, Gerontologists
  • Psychologists, Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioners & Coaches

Webinar includes:

  • Webinar replay recording
  • Presentation slides
  • Access to the power and interactivity of the most cutting-edge technology available today for learning (login is required)
  • Ability to take your post-test and course evaluation online
  • Full access to the TMHI Community Forum to ask related questions
  • Webinar handout
  • 1-CE Hour (See CE Sponsorship Approvals or contact us with questions.)
  • Printable course completion certificate for your licensing board
  • Full customer support
  • 100% money-back guarantee for 30 days!


This course does not currently qualify for ASWB-approved Continuing Education. Thank you for your patience as we retrofit our courses with required changes before we can offer them for ASWB-approved CE Hours. Contact us if you have questions or if you’d like us to expedite this course for ASWB approval.

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