Two-Day Professional Telemental Health / Telebehavioral Health Training Certificate Program (15 CEs)
Presented by the National Association of Social Workers – Ohio Chapter, Ohio Psychological Association, and Telebehavioral Health Institute
Attendees will enjoy an invigorating two-day telebehavioral / telemental health training that provides an in-depth look at the theory, law and ethical underpinnings to prepare licensed professionals to become certified by the Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) and the Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science (CTiBS) as a telebehavioral health provider.
Designed with engaging teaching methods, this program outlines best practice telemental health training issues, including how to legally practice over state lines; informed consent; intakes and assessment; privacy and confidentiality; record keeping; mandated reporting; federal laws, including HIPAA and HITECH Act, as well as state-based privacy, confidentiality and security laws.
Topics also cover telebehavioral health competencies as outlined in this landmark publication: (download here) include diversity; safety protocols; preventing and handling emergencies; referrals; triage; and assigning apps. Reimbursement and technology choices for video, email, text messaging and telephones will be covered. Telesupervision issues will be discussed as part of telemental health training. Legal and ethical online marketing through social media and online practice management will also be covered in detail.
Ample opportunity will be created for attendees to ask questions. Key handouts will be provided to help you get started with your hospital, agency, clinic , group or independent telebehavioral health service. Over 1,000 peer-reviewed books and journal article references will be made available.
Faculty: Marlene M. Maheu, PhD
$220 for NASW or OPA members, $300 for non-members
Telemental Health Training Certificate
For an additional $100, one or both of the following Certificates are available to the participant.
- Telebehavioral Health Institute will issue a certificate as a Telebehavioral Health Professional (TBH) from TBHI will be made available to participants who login into the TBHI training website, pass a 50 post-test question exam and evaluate the training.
- In addition, at no extra fee, participants will be eligible to carry a second designation, from the Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science (CTiBS). Participants seeking this second designation will need to complete an additional application to have licensure and malpractice insurance verified by CTiBS. The annual fee for maintaining the credential through CTiBS is $40 after the complementary first year. For more information visit the CTiBS website.
Both Certificates require an additional 6 hours of training after 3 years.
Telemental Health Training Handouts and Reference List
Augment your telemental health training with approximately 200 pages of handouts including:
- Telebehavioral Health Institute Informed Consent Worksheet
- Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science (CTiBS) Competency Grid
- PowerPoint Slides, 3x page
- Full reference list available through the TBHI website.
About the Presenter
Marlene M. Maheu, PhD
California School of Professional Psychology, PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1985
• Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science
• American Counseling Association
• American Psychological Association
• American Telemedicine Association
• California Psychological Association
Recent Publications (last 5 years):
Maheu, M., Nicolucci, V., Pulier, M., Wall, K., Hudlick, E., Frye, T. (2017). The Interactive Mobile App Review Toolkit (IMART): A clinical practice-oriented system. Journal for Technology in Behavioral Science, 1(1). DOI: 10.1007/s41347-016-0005-z
Callan, J., Maheu, M. & Bucky, S. (2017). Crisis in the Behavioral Health Classroom: Enhancing Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Telehealth Training. In M. Maheu, K. Drude, & S. Wright (Eds.) Field guide to evidence-based, technology careers in behavioral health: Professional opportunities for the 21st Century. New York: Springer.
Maheu, M. (2017). From clinician to CEO. In M. Maheu, K. Drude, & S. Wright (Eds.) Field guide to evidence-based, technology careers in behavioral health: Professional opportunities for the 21st Century. New York: Springer.
Maheu, M., Drude, K. & Wright, S. (2017). Field guide to evidence-based, technology careers in behavioral health: Professional opportunities for the 21st Century. New York: Springer.
Hilty D. M. , Maheu M. M., Drude, K., Wall, K., Long R, Hertlein K, Luoma, T. (2017). The Need For E-Behavioral Health Competencies: An Approach Based On Competency Frameworks And Common Themes Across Fields. Journal for Technology in Behavioral Science, 1(1).
Maheu M. M., Drude, K., Hertlein K., Lipshutz, R., Wall, K., Long, R., Hilty D. M. , (2017). An Interprofessional Framework For Telebehavioral Health Competencies. Journal for Technology in Behavioral Science, 1(4).
Luxton, D., Nelson, E. & Maheu, M. (2016). Telemental Health Best Practices. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Shore, J. H., Mishkind, M. C., Bernard, J., Doarn, C. R., Bell, I. Jr., Bhatla, R.,… Maheu, M. M., … Vo, A. (2014). A lexicon of assessment and outcome measures for telemental health. Telemedicine and e-Health, 20, 282-292. doi:10.1089/tmj.2013.0357
Turvey, C., Coleman, M. Dennison, O., Drude, K., Goldenson, M., Hirsch, P., Jueneman, R., Kramer, G., Luxton,. D., Maheu, M., Malik, T., Mishkin, M., Rabinowitz, T., Roberts, L., Sheeran., T., Shore, J., Shore, P., van Heeswyk, F., Wregglesworth, B., Yellowlees, P., Zucker, M., Krupinski, E., Bernard, J. (2013). ATA practice guidelines for video-based online mental health services. Telemedicine and e-Health. 19(9), 722-730. doi:10.1089/tmj.2013.9989.
Maheu M. M, McMenamin J. (2013). Telepsychiatry: The perils of using Skype. Psychiatric Times. Retrieved May 6, 2016: http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/display/article/10168/2131095
Maheu, M., McMenamin, J. (2013). Telepsychology Best Practices, In G. Koocher, J. Norcross, & B. Greene (Eds.), Psychologist’s Desk Reference (3rd edition), New York, Oxford University Press Publication.
Maheu, M., Pulier, M. (2013). mHealth Applications (“Apps”) for Psychologists, In G. Koocher, J. Norcross, & B. Greene (Eds.), Psychologist’s Desk Reference (3rd edition), New York, Oxford University Press Publication.
Duncan, A., Nelson, E., Maheu, M., Glueckauf, R., Drude, K., & Gustafson, D. (2013). Technology training in psychology internships. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.
Maheu, M., Pulier, M., McMenamin, J., Posen, L. (2012). Future of telepsychology, telehealth, and various technologies in research and practice. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(6), 613-621.