BCTP™ CME, CE or Equivalent Renewal Requirements

Board Certified Telehealth Professional™ (BCTP™)credentialed professionals are required to complete annual training to maintain their excellence in telehealth. A variety of telehealth or technology-related training or equivalent experience can qualify:

Training: Any course offering professional training in telehealth or technology as offered by a state or national association representing a professional licensed professional group, provided that the course title includes a direct reference to telehealth or any of its derivative forms (telebehavioral health, telemental health, telemedicine, distance counseling, teletherapy, etc.) and/or technology.  Training can be online, in-person, home-based panel presentations, seminars, workshops, or webinars, as defined by the CME or CE-approval bodies.

The title or content of an approved CE opportunity must reference some form of telemental health services.
Teach approved seminars, webinars, and workshops focused on telebehavioral health.
Author or edit telemental health publications.
Author an approved BC-TMH training curriculum.
Develop and teach telebehavioral health course at the college/university level.
Serve in a leadership capacity in a telemental health organization or conference.


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