What might a consumer want to know when hiring you to work as a “licensed” professional? These 17 questions were sparked by an interview with a journalist who asked me what a consumer might need to consider when hiring a professional online.
TeleMental Health Blog
How might we know what’s legal or ethical for telemental health if our legal and ethical codes are still vague?
Telehealth, Telepsychology and Technology-Related Papers: Open Call for Manuscripts
Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 3987, the “Red Flag Program Clarification Act of 2010.” Originally scheduled to take effect Nov. 1, 2008, this legislation has failed to be approved. If passed now, it would include health …
The International Association for Forensic and Correctional Psychology (IAFCP) recently released standards that proposed guidelines for staffing ratios for specific jail population and correctional settings sizes.
As stated in an earlier blog post, it’s almost impossible to know for sure if Skype is HIPAA compliant for these reasons: Skype is proprietary software, so we do not have ready access to behind-the-scenes information. HIPAA was intentionally written …
While HIPAA may be intentionally vague to allow for technological change over time, that intentional vagueness can leave the average practitioner seeking to deliver mental health services scratching his or her head.
Back in 1910, automobiles were just beginning to be mass-produced, roads were not paved, driver’s licenses were not issued, and people were experimenting with their new automobiles by driving everywhere they could, along dirt roads, over fields, any yes, into ditches.