Telemental Health Training with Arizona Psychological Association

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

Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) Faculty and Arizona Psychological Association will present an extensive, professional telebehavioral health and telemental health training on December 6, 2018, Thursday at the Black Canyon Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Join the professional training to earn 6 Continuing Education Credit Hours.

Telebehavioral Health & Telemental Health Training Description

Dr. Marlene Maheu of the TBHI faculty will define telebehavioral health terminology, introduce basic concepts, review the research history; outline risks and benefits and be introduced to the Online Clinical Practice Management (OCPM) model of best practices. Meta-analyses will be reviewed as per recent data accumulated by Hilty and colleagues (2014); Godleski and colleagues (2013) and others. Studies reviewing effective online treatments for depression have undergone meta-analytic review (Mishkin and Colleagues, 2014). Participants will be given a list of vendors who offer HIPAA compliant video conferencing other technologies. They will also be given access to more than 1,000 evidence-based references of direct relevance.


Date: December 6, 2018, Thursday
Time: Registration and Breakfast 
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM                              
Program with hour long lunch 
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Meals are included in ticket cost.
Location: Black Canyon Conference Center
9440 N. 25th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona  85021
United States

Learning Objectives

  • Identify at least 3 basic definitions used in telemental health/telebehavioral health
  • Intelligently discuss at least 3 primary legal concerns to be addressed in telemental health 
  • Intelligently discuss at least 3 primary ethical concerns to be addressed in telemental health
  • Describe at least 2 issues of relevance to practicing over state lines
  • Identify which of the many technologies used today meets HIPAA, HITECH and PIPEDA requirements
  • Identify which of the technologies (video, email, text messaging, phone) used today is preferred by insurance companies and why
  • Show where to access more than 1,000 searchable evidence-based references for telemental health/telebehavioral health


About the Faculty: 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 certification to clinicians from over 73 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!


telehealth trainingTBHI Faculty Speaking Calendar & Speaking Request

Missed this telehealth training? For more in-person and online telehealth training, view TBHI Faculty’s Speaking Calendar. You can also host a telehealth, telemental health, and telebehavioral health training with the TBHI Faculty. mastery of this content and programming/scheduling flexibility allows you to tailor any TBHI training to your specific needs, on site or off site, either with an in-person speaker or via a live, interactive webinar. For more information, click here.




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