The TeleMental Health Institute (TMHI) is a Wyoming-based, privately held and privately funded Institute designed to offer telemental health and telebehavioral health training, consulting and staffing services to the professional health community. It is currently being re-named to the Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) to accommodate the US Health and Human Services changes in nomenclature related to mental health care in the United States. With TBHI’s  100% online professional training program, professionals with access to the Internet from anywhere in the world can have immediate and 24/7 access to the following training materials:

  • Class Recordings — inexpensive, timely and topic-focused 1-hour discussions to keep you up-to-date and fully informed of legal, ethical and regulatory updates, industry developments and other cutting-edge topics. They are accessible by computer or smart device , both in a LIVE format and afterwards, in recorded form through our On-Demand Library.
  • Certification Programs — training to instruct you in the latest evidence-based fundamentals, models, strategies and technologies for inspiration and support. Two programs are available: 15-hours and 36-hours, depending on your need for more specialized instruction. After completing this coursework, graduates will be eligible to apply for the Credentialed Telebehavioral Health Professional (CTHP) designation through the Coalition for Technology in the Behavioral Sciences (CTiBS).
    • CTiBS Credentialed Professionals — After January 1, 2017, TMHI / THI will be working with the Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science (CTiBS). Based on a comprehensive set of interprofessionally derived competencies issued by CTiBS, TMHI / TBHI will be offering training that is 100% compliant with the CTiBS requirements. Graduates of TMHI / TBHI will then have the benefit of training that is 100% compliant with an interprofessionally derived set of competencies that are the most highly researched and published anywhere in the world. Once again, TMHI / TBHI will establish itself as a world leader in telemental health and now, telebehavioral health.
  • Graduate School — Graduate-level programs are also available for students who seek a career focused on the use of technology in the behavioral sciences. These courses are only available through graduate schools who have contracted with TBHI to deliver these courses to their students.

Telemental Health Consulting / Telebehavioral Health Consulting

In addition to providing telemental health and telebehavioral health training to professionals, TI consults with agencies wishing to start their own telebehavioral health programs; credential providers and provide other support services as the professional community increases health care access to more patients via digital health. TBHI’s team of experienced consultants can help with strategic planning, reimbursement, technology choices, legal and ethical risk management and staff development/placement. TI also consults with start-up technology companies seeking to develop new verticals in the behavioral health space.

Non-Profit Sister Organization: Telehealth Institute (TI)

The Telehealth Institute  is a California-based non-profit, 501(3)(c) Institute designed to research and develop evidence-based training materials and resources; offer free webinars to the behavioral professional community. Together, TMHI, THI and TI are dedicated to providing guidance, resources and other support for planning, launching and thriving with telepsychiatry, telepsychology, distance counseling, online therapy, behavioral telehealth and mHealth.

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