FREE and Low-Cost, HIPAA-Compliant Alternatives to Skype

Skype. If you’re thinking about telepractice, you’re thinking about Skype. Are you aware of the risks and rewards of Skype? The technology certainly remains in demand, yet Skype apparently will release information about users to law enforcement agencies from around the world, and in some cases, without a court order. More than one national professional association has published statements warning about the dangers of using Skype for behavioral practice.

The webinar will be recorded for those unable to attend. Participants will learn the importance of privacy protection in technology use, the reasons Skype is not HIPAA complaint, be able to define “audit trails” and their importance. Participants will also be expected to: be able to define “breach notification tools” and their importance, know 3 different HIPAA compliant alternatives to Skype, understand what a “Business Associate agreement is, be able to explain how adherence to HIPAA & HITECH are relevant to both state law and ethical codes, and name at least 1 resource to find HIPAA compliant alternatives to Skype.

The online program will offer 1-CE hour for psychologists, counselors, California MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and Nurses. The webinar includes a webinar video recording, presentation slides, full access to the TMHI Community Forum to ask related questions, the ability to take post-test and course evaluation online, access to cutting edge technology, webinar handouts, printable course completion certificate, full customer support, and 100% money-back guarantee for 30 days.

To register for this webinar, please click FREE and Low-Cost, HIPAA-Compliant Alternatives to Skype.

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