Dr. Marlene Maheu of the TBHI Faculty will provide Telebehavioral Health training at the NAADAC 2018 Pre-Conference Workshop.
On October 5, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., NAADAC 2018 Pre-Conference Workshop will commence. Attendees can earn 7 CEs including “Telebehavioral Health Legal & 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 the NAADAC ethical code. 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 issues will be reviewed. 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 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 the mind-expanding event NAADAC 2018 Pre-Conference Workshop – you’ll be glad you did!