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All-Access-Pass & Board Certified Telehealth Professional (BCTP®-III)

Choose the TBHI All-Access Pass if you want to know as much as you can about telehealth best practices. Includes BCTP®-III Training & Certificate.

The Telebehavioral Health Institute provides all of the essential training needed to start practicing telemental health or telepsychiatry.

The Telebehavioral Health Institute
provides all of the essential training
needed to start practicing telemental
health or telepsychiatry.

Timothy Lacey, MD
Former Chief of Telehealth for the
US Air Force Surgeon General, CEO of
Stonetree Medical Technologies, LLC

For nearly 20 years Marlene has been the leader in thought, training and advocacy regarding the impact of technology on mental health professions.

For nearly 20 years Marlene has been the
leader in thought, training and advocacy
regarding the impact of technology on mental
health professions.


Donna Ford, MA
Former President, American Counseling
Association

Dr. Maheu is psychology’s Telehealth visionary, leading our colleagues through professional training in ethics and innovative technologies since the mid-90’s.

Dr. Maheu is psychology’s Telehealth visionary,
leading our colleagues through professional
training in ethics and innovative technologies
since the mid-90’s.


Pat DeLeon PhD, MPH, JD
Former Chief of Telehealth for the
US Air Force Surgeon General, CEO of
Stonetree Medical Technologies, LLC

BCTP®-III Training & Certificate

FOR: Independent and Small Group Practitioners, Administrators, Directors & Supervisors

Required Training for BCTP®-III Certificate

  1. Introduction to Telehealth Theory & Practice (6 CME or CE Hours)
  2. Basic Telehealth Legal & Ethical Rules: Privacy, Working Across State Lines, etc. (3 CME or CE Hours)
  3. Telepresence with Telephone and Videoconferencing (3 CME or CE Hours)
  4. Basic Telehealth Clinical Best Practices (3 CME or CE Hours)
  5. Advanced Telehealth Legal Issues: Best Practices & Informed Consent (6 CME or CE Hours)
  6. Telepractice: Telehealth Law & Ethics Implementation Workshop (3 CME or CE Hours)
  7. Texting Do’s and Don’ts (3 CME or CE Hours)
  8.  7 Tips for Educating Patients/ Clients for Telehealth & Teletherapy (1 CME or CE Hour)
  9. Telehealth Working from Home: Legal & Ethical Compliance (1 CME or CE Hour)
  10. How Can I Legally Practice Telehealth Over State Lines and International Borders? (1 CME or CE Hour)
  11. HIPAA Compliant Cybersecurity for Professionals (1 CME or CE Hour)
  12. Telehealth: 7 Effective Strategies for Managing Zoom Fatigue Symptoms (1 CME or CE Hour) 
  13. How Do I Create a Therapeutic Alliance Using Telehealth? (1 CME or CE Hour)
  14. Advanced Telehealth Clinical Best Practices: Complex Cases & Emergencies (4 CME or CE Hours)
  15. What is Telehealth? Basic Technology Orientation for the Busy Practitioner (2 CME or CE Hours)
  16. Telehealth Courtroom Realities: How to Stay Out of Legal Hot Water (2 CME or CE Hours)
  17. Evidence-Based & Practical Telesupervision Digital Workshop (3 CME or CE Hours) 
  18. Setting Up Your Video-Based Office for Telehealth (5 CME or CE Hours)
  19. HIPAA Compliant Social Media for Professionals: Top 5 Things You Can Do Tomorrow Morning to Protect Your Practice (1 CME or CE Hour)
  20. Evidence-Based Screening Strategies for Therapy  (1 CME or CE Hour)
  21. Intensive Telehealth Group Therapy Digital Workshop Part I (3 CME or CE Hours)

Bonus Training

  1. Intensive Telehealth Group Therapy Digital Workshop Part II (3 CME or CE Hours)
  2. Maximizing Reimbursement Strategies in Telehealth (3 CME or CE Hours)
  3. Avoiding Pitfalls in Choosing Online Employers for Telehealth(1 CME or CE Hour)
  4. How Can I Get Paid for Telehealth in 2021? CPT Codes, Modifiers & Other Telehealth Reimbursement Issues (1 CME or CE Hour)
  5. Pediatric Telemedicine, Telehealth & Teletherapy: Practicing with Children & Adolescents (3 CME or CE Hours)

CME or CE Accreditation

TBHI has been approved by the leading medical and behavioral accrediting groups.

NJAOPS

APA

NAADAC

ASWB

NBCC

NYSW

njaopsPhysicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners & Physician’s Assistants

Purpose: NJAOPS is dedicated in reminding and enhancing physicians’ knowledge to manage the changing needs of the healthcare system. These evidence-based educational lectures are structured to augment physician expertise with current guidelines, materials and recommendations, as well as up-to-date advances in medical treatment on specific topics. Accreditation: New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing education for DO Physicians. NJAOPS designates these educational activities for category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. Physician (AMA) accreditation statement: NJAOPS is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NJAOPS designates live or online activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Health professionals: participants may claim hours to receive a certificate of participation for an activity designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Method of participation: for successful completion of activity and subsequent awarding of credits, individuals are required to participate in the entire activity and complete an attestation form, as well as an activity evaluation form.

apaPsychologists — American Psychological Association (APA)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Telebehavioral Health Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

naadacAddiction Professionals — The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) is officially on file with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) as an approved education provider. TBHI has been approved as a NAADAC approved education provider. NAADAC provider #159459, Telebehavioral Health Institute, is responsible for all aspects of their programing.

aswbSocial Workers — Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI), Provider #1328, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Telebehavioral Health Institute maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB approval period: 11/18/2019 – 11/18/2022. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Please note that ASWB does not award CE hours for training related to marketing.

nbccCounselors — National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6708. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TBHI is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

nyswNew York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work

Telebehavioral Health Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0594.

— NOTE —

Please verify the appropriateness of TBHI training for your needs by contacting your state/provincial board or your state/provincial professional organization. Some state and provincial regulations are in flux, complex, and can be confusing. Some require additional documentation. Some states restrict the number of CE hours you can complete online. TBHI disavows responsibility for being aware of/meeting your state’s regulatory or licensing requirements.