Intensive Telehealth Group Therapy Digital Workshop

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Faculty: Marlene M. Maheu, PhD

Telehealth.org has organized two interlocking training experiences demonstrating the how and why of telehealth group therapy to help you learn by doing, available now as a package with both segments.

√ 100% Online, 24/7 √ Available On-Demand
√ 6-Month Access √ 6 CME or CE Contact Hour(s)
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Description

Many highly skilled group therapy providers have been forced into telehealth practice without thoughtful guidance on how to conduct evidence-based telehealth group therapy. Telehealth.org has organized two interlocking training experiences to help you learn by doing. These events are available as a package with both segments. They demonstrate the how and why of telehealth group therapy.

Intensive Telehealth Group Therapy Digital Workshop: Part I

  • What kind of groups can I run online?
  • Is there evidence to support telehealth group therapy?
  • What do I put into a group agreement for an online group?
  • What should I put into my telehealth group therapy consent forms?
  • Is there anyone who shouldn’t be in my group?
  • How do I get people to interact in my group?
  • How do I measure effectiveness in my group?

Intensive Telehealth Group Therapy Digital Workshop: Part II

  • How do you know what you can and cannot do in telehealth group therapy?
  • How do I stop group members from repeatedly posting inappropriate material in the video chat?
  • How do I manage someone who proves to be inappropriate for the group without abandoning them?
  • How do I manage cultural humility and culturally responsive care in a group setting?
  • How do I manage multiple diagnoses or presenting issues?
  • What if I do if someone shows up intoxicated? Talks too much? Equipment doesn’t work? Shows up late? Someone falls asleep?
  • What do I do if my technology fails? My boundaries are violated? How do I think about exposing my home? Other forms of self-disclosure?

Learning Objectives

Part I:

  • Name important requirements for maintaining the privacy of all participants
  • Outline key considerations for how to format and structure your group
  • Name essential clauses to consider including in a telehealth group agreement for group members
  • Detail several common group ice-breaking, engagement strategies to enhance group participation when on camera

Part II:

  • Name the factors to consider when choosing and configuring your technology platform for telehealth group therapy
  • Describe how to handle common telehealth privacy, confidentiality & security issues
  • List key issues related to cultural humility and culturally responsive care in telehealth group therapy
  • List key factors to consider for preventing or handling a crisis

Details

  • Access the power and interactivity of technology for learning (login is required)
  • All materials are included with this training
  • Passing grade is 80% or higher on post-tests
  • Printable course completion certificate are available for your licensing board
  • Access the Telehealth.org Community Forum to ask related questions
  • Receive full customer support
  • Refunds available within 30 days of purchase with a $25 refund fee
  • Accommodations are available for disabled participants by writing to contact@telehealth.org
  • This program is approved to 3 CME or CE Hours for Part I and another 3 Hours for Part II for a total of 6 hours if taken together), applicable toward state requirements for Legal/Ethical Continuing Medical Education or Continuing Education. Telehealth.org is approved by several CME or CE-approval providing groups to sponsor CME or CE Hours. Please review our accreditation information. If unsure, communicate with your licensing board regarding their acceptance of our CME or CE provider status. If you have any questions, please contact us.
CME or CE: Credit hours: 6 hours for Part I & Part II
Duration: Approximately 6 hours to complete Part I & Part II
Format: Online Activity. Online readings, illustrative media, automatically graded post-test. All material for Telehealth.org training is provided at no extra cost, and is accessible through your computer or digital device. Available 24/7 as on-demand training (asynchronous).
When: On-Demand. Recording and all support materials are available for 6 months from your date of registration.
Where: 100% Online

Audience

This program is for beginning and intermediate-level “telepractitioners” and “telesupervisors” wishing to deliver telemental health services in these disciplines:

  • Psychiatrists, Internists, Pediatricians, Gerontologists, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Speech Pathologists, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Behavioral Analysts, Substance Use Professionals
  • CEOs, COOs, Administrators, Billing & Coding Staff

Faculty

Dr. Marlene Maheu has been a pioneer in telemental health for almost three decades. With five textbooks, dozens of book chapters, and journal articles to her name and educated more than 50k clinicians from 109 countries, she is in a unique position to guide you or your organization in finding a maximally profitable niche in telehealth. She is the Founder and CEO of Telehealth.org, owned by Telehealth.org. She is the CEO of the Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science (CTiBS), and the Founder of the Journal for Technology in Behavioral Science.

She has assisted in writing standards and guidelines for national associations and was the Chair of the CTiBS Competency Committee that published the first telebehavioral health competency framework. She has been interviewed by dozens of leading newspapers and magazines, keynoted, and taught hundreds of telehealth-related workshops internationally.

Dr. Maheu is a master at getting to the point and answering your questions with straightforward, actionable, evidence-based suggestions that quickly move you to your goal. She will delight you with her clinical acumen and make you smile at how simple many solutions can be when explained by a professional with decades of passionate telehealth training experience. Bring your notepad — you’ll leave with pages of practical to-do’s!

Dr. Mita M Johnson, EdD, NCC, LPC, LMFT, ACS, AAMFT-S, LAC, MAC, SAP, BCTP®-II, has been practicing in the world of mental health, marriage and family, and addictions counseling for the past 30 years. She earned her Doctorate in counselor education and supervision and is a core faculty member in the School of Counseling program at Walden University. In addition, she has a thriving private practice where she provides clinical supervision, counseling services to our military, and addiction-specific training and education. She has been providing telebehavioral health services to individuals and groups for several years and is a Board-Certified Telehealth Practitioner, Level II. She is involved in regulatory and credentialing activities in Colorado and regional workforce recruitment and retention activities. Her areas of specialization include pharmacology, co-occurring disorders, ethics, culturally-responsive care, and clinical supervision. She has been an active member of NAADAC for the last 15 years, has served as the Ethics Chair, and began her term as NAADAC’s President in October 2020.

Reviews

Dr. Maheu is a leading national expert on the application of psychology in telehealth, online services, and the use of new technologies to support and expand your practice. Marlene does terrific workshops–don’t miss them if you have a chance to see her in action.

James Bray, PhD, Past President, American Psychological Association

Telehealth.org has excellent resources for training and the knowledge contained in the materials is current. I was provided with good customer support.

Laura Van Schaick-Harman, PsyD

Telehealth.org has great training. I recommend the training for all professionals.

Orlando M. Pellot, MS, LMHC, ACS, DCC

CME & CE Accreditations & Approvals

Telehealth.org has been approved by the leading medical and behavioral accrediting and approval groups.

NJAOPS

NBCC

NAADAC

ASWB

APA

NY SW

NY MHC

NY MFT

NY PSY

Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners & Physician’s Assistants - NJAOPSPhysicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners & Physician’s Assistants

Purpose: NJAOPS is dedicated to 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.

Psychologists — American Psychological Association (APA)Psychologists — American Psychological Association (APA)

Telehealth.org is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists. Telehealth.org maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Addiction Professionals — The Association For Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)Addiction Professionals — The Association For Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Telehealth.org is officially on file with NAADAC, The Association For Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) as an approved education provider. Telehealth.org has been approved as a NAADAC approved education provider. NAADAC provider #159459, Telehealth.org is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

Counselors — National Board For Certified Counselors (NBCC)Counselors — National Board For Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Telehealth.org 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. Telehealth.org is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

New York State Education Department’s State Board For Social Work (NY SWB)New York State Education Department’s State Board For Social Work (NY SWB)

Telehealth.org, LLC 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-

New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Counselor (NY MHC)New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Counseler (NY MHC)

Telehealth.org is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0237.

New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage & Family Therapist (NY MFT)New York State Education Department’s State Board for Marriage & Family Therapist (NY MFT)

Telehealth.org is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0104.

New York State Education Department's State Board for Licensed Psychologists (NY PSY)New York State Education Department’s State Board for Licensed Psychologists (NY PSY)

Telehealth.org is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0193.

Social Workers — Association Of Social Work Boards (ASWB)Social Workers — Association Of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Telehealth.org, 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. Telehealth.org 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.

— NOTE —

Please verify the appropriateness of Telehealth.org 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 CME and CE hours you can complete online. Telehealth.org disavows responsibility for being aware of/meeting your state’s regulatory or licensing requirements.

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