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All Optimizing Telehealth podcasts are available as on-demand CME or CE training through Register for the full training to get 6-month access to slides, slide handout, the audio recording and your course completion certificate for your licensing board, if needed.

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Telehealth 7 Effective Strategies for Managing Zoom Fatigue Symptoms

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Evidence-Based Screening Strategies for Teletherapy

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How Do I Create a Therapeutic Alliance Using Telehealth?

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How Can I Get Paid for Telehealth?

Recent Podcasts

Episode 1: Managing Zoom Fatigue Symptoms

Episode 2: When Is Telehealth Appropriate?

Meet Your Host and Co-Hosts

Marlene Maheu

Marlene M. Maheu, PhD

Dr. Marlene M. Maheu is the Executive Director of the, Founder of the Journal for Technology in Behavioral Science (JTiBS), and Founder / CEO of its supporting organization, the Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science (CTiBS). For almost 30 years, her focus has been on telehealth legal & ethical risk management & compliance. She has developed more than 100 hours of digitized telebehavioral health training for both private and consumer audiences, housed at

Dr. Maheu has served on a dozen professional association committees, task forces, and workgroups related to establishing standards and guidelines for telebehavioral health. She has written 40+ peer-reviewed telehealth book chapters and journal articles and is the lead author of five telehealth textbooks. She gives telehealth keynotes, training, consulting, and staffing.

Shawna Wright

Shawna Wright, PhD

Dr. Shawna Wright is the Associate Director of KU’s Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth. She is a licensed psychologist who established an independent telepsychology practice in 2011. Dr. Wright has expertise with treating rural and underserved populations, and regularly advocates for telehealth expansion to increase behavioral health access and equity in her home state of Kansas. She serves on several statewide committees as a telehealth expert.

Dr. Wright enjoys telehealth training and consultation with a wide variety of professional groups.

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