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TBHI Faculty as Presenter at Evergreen’s Focus on the Future Conference

TBHI Faculty to Provide Telehealth Training at Focus on the Future Conference

On May 7, 2019, Dr. Marlene Maheu of Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) Faculty will be attending the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling’s Focus on the Future conference. The Focus on the Future conference will provide valuable insights on the tools and resources available for effective treatment, prevention, community engagement, and recovery services, as well as offering information on trends and innovative topics in gambling and gaming that affect your work.

Dr. Maheu will be providing 8 CME/CE Hours of telehealth, telemental health, and telebehavioral health training entitled, Telebehavioral Health Legal and Ethical Best Practices: Dos and Don’ts. 

Telebehavioral Health Legal & Ethical Best Practices: Dos and Don’ts

This innovative, fast-moving yet introductory workshop will provide a practical overview of telebehavioral health laws and evidence-based techniques required by a variety of ethical codes of relevance to the audience. Legal issues covered will include licensure, informed consent, mandated reporting, malpractice carriers, HIPAA, HITECH, privacy, and confidentiality. Ethical issues will include boundaries, competence, and client/patient education techniques. Practical issues include conducting an online intake, planning for and handling emergencies. Smartphones, iPads, apps, texting & other innovative practice. Discussions will include examples of skills needed to practice/supervise using videoconferencing. Extensive handouts and references will be provided for audience members. Attend this program to glimpse how you too, can legally and ethically leverage the power and reach of telehealth to lower your overhead, reach more people, and increase your profits – often from home!

About the Speaker

Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D. is the Founder and Executive Director of the Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. She oversees the development and delivery of telemental health and telebehavioral health training and certifies clinicians from over 76 countries worldwide. Since 1994, Dr. Maheu has focused on legal and ethical risk management related to the use of technologies to better serve behavioral health clients and patients. She has published dozens of peer-reviewed articles and is currently writing her fifth book in the field. She is a telehealth consultant, researcher, author, trainer, speaker, and keynoter. Dr. Maheu is an articulate, good-humored and insightful presenter, willing to pay special attention to individual audience needs and questions. Join us for this mind-expanding event – you’ll be glad you did!

Evergreen’s Focus on the Future Conference

For more information about the Focus on the Future conference, visit their event page here.

 

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