7 Tips for Introducing Telemental Health to Clients / Patients

Client / Patient Education Webinar 1 CE Hour Available

Many prospective patients/clients expect us to meet them on Skype and have a nice friendly chat, as if we are a family member or high school buddy. They’ve read popular newspaper and magazine articles about how easy and convenient online therapy can be. Introducing telemental health can be overly complicated if you don’t know where to start.

How can you best prepare them to get the most out of their time and effort?  How can you help them understand your professional duties to deliver legal and ethical behavioral care through telepractice? This professional training will give concise suggestions for how to optimally approach 7 key issues related to client / patient education for safe, effective clinical interventions.

Event Details: 7 Tips for Introducing Telemental Health to Clients / Patients Webinar

Client / Patient Education Webinar

  • Where: 100% Online
  • Fully recorded and available 24/7 after the event to review anytime for 6 months from registration date
  • What: Live & recorded event includes access, slides, and handout
  • Cost: $35 (including 1-CE hour)

Learning Objectives

  • Communicate risk and benefits of using your chosen technology with your client/patient (email, text messaging, telephone, video, etc.)
  • Define the limits of your licensure over state lines
  • Explain informed consent
  • Outline your documentation policies
  • Discuss security & privacy issues (relevance of HIPAA or “PIPEDA” & HITECH Act)
  • Develop a solid plan to deal with technical problems
  • Manage clients/patients who contact you from outside your licensed jurisdiction
  • Make agreements with client/patients to minimize interruptions from their home environments
  • Develop policies about charging for missed appointments
  • Outline a basic safety and emergency plan for inclusion in your informed consent process
  • Discuss your policies if you lose your laptop, cell phone or tablet

TBHI Faculty

Client / Patient Education Webinar

Dr. Maheu has been an industry leader in telebehavioral health since 1994. With four textbooks, dozens of book chapters and journal articles to her name, as well as having educated more than 20,000 clinicians, she is in a unique position to guide you or your organization in finding a maximally profitable niche in this rapidly expanding market. She has given more than 400 professional presentations is a master at getting to the point and answering your questions with clear, actionable, evidence-based suggestions both quickly and accurately.

Client / Patient Education WebinarThis 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

Webinar Includes:

  • Webinar video recording, presentation slides, and webinar handout
  • Access to the power and interactivity of the most cutting-edge technology available today for learning (login is required)
  • Ability to take your post-test and course evaluation online
  • Printable course completion certificate for your licensing board
  • Access to TMHI Community Forum to ask related questions
  • Full customer support
  • 100% money-back guarantee for 30 days!
  • This program is approved for 1 CE Hour, applicable toward state requirements for Legal/Ethical Continuing Education. TBHI is approved by several CE-approval providing groups to sponsor CE Hours. Please review our provider information at telehealth.org/continuing-education. (We recommend you confirm with your licensing board that they accept our CE provider status. If you have any questions, please contact us.)

Cost: $35

Please note: To gain access to your training materials, you will be asked to create a training profile and register your TBHI training account. Once this has been completed, your webinar materials will be added to your training account within 2 business days.


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Questions?

Click questions below for detailed answers.

All TBHI webinars are recorded, allowing you to review the content at your own pace. Once you create your training profile and register your TBHI training account, your webinar materials will be added to your training account within 2 business days.

Available 100% online and accessible 24/7, you can complete each webinar anytime within 6 months from date of purchase. If you need more time to complete your webinars, extended access is available for a modest fee ($45) for an additional increment of 6 months. To extend your access, go to telehealth.org/6-month-extension.

Good question! When you sign up for a live TBHI webinar, you will receive an email outlining how to join the live event as well as how to log into your training account to find the webinar resources. These emails are sent the day-before as well as the day-of the live events.

Please Note: If you do not receive these emails, it is possible that your email provider has mistaken us as spam. We recommend that you check your spam or trash folder, and add “contact@telehealth.org” to your contact list to get all important information.

To take advantage of all that the webinar has to offer, log into your TBHI training account to access the additional webinar features including the webinar replay recording (available 24-hours after the live event), presentation slides, CE certificate, webinar handout, and private discussion forum.

Each webinar comes with 1-CE Hour (unless otherwise indicated).

  • View webinar and pass post-test online
  • Submit webinar course evaluation
  • Print your Course Completion Certificate immediately for your licensing board

For details, see ‘Continuing Education’ section below.

The American Psychological Association (APA), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), and the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) have approved CE Hours for TBHI training.

Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Social Workers, & Counselors are formally approved in California and approved by most other states, by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS).

For details, see ‘Continuing Education’ section below.

If your board requires live attendance in order to receive credit, you must meet the following criteria within 24-hours of the live event:

  • Attend the live webinar event
  • Pass the post-test
  • Complete the course evaluation
  • Print your course certificate

Please note, after the 24-hour period, all course certificates will indicate the course title as ‘Recorded Webinar.’ Due to CE provider regulations, we will not be able to accommodate any requests for access to a ‘live’ CE certificate after this live event period closes.

With our 100% money-back guarantee, you can get a refund within 30 days if for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, as long as you have not yet created any CE certificate(s) to send to your licensing board. We stand behind our training 100% and aim to deliver more than we promise. Just send an email to our Contact Center if you would like a refund, and please reference the receipt number from your purchase. If on the other hand, you simply want to get help with the webinar you purchased, be sure to mention the name of the webinar and supply us with your telephone number, in case your email address is non-responsive.

Add any training item to your cart. Near the end of the checkout process, select PayPal as your payment option. (In most cases, PayPal will allow you to use your preferred currency. If you need assistance with currency equivalence or discounted rates for international training, please contact us.)

If you have questions about which training is right for you or how it works, please contact us.

Continuing Education Approvals (for most States & Provinces)

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Psychologists — American Psychological Association (APA)

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

Social Workers — Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. (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, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/18/2016 – 11/18/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Addiction Professionals — NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. (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.

Counselors — National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. (TBHI) 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.

California Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Counselors & Nurses — California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)

When California MFTs, LCSWs and LPCCs turn in certificates to the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), they will accept the CE credit hours based on TBHI’s APA approval.

The Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. (TBHI) has partnered with Alliant International University to bring you Continuing Education for the training you complete at TBHI. Alliant is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide continuing education for Nurses (provider #CEP11235). Alliant maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

— 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 idoes not accept responsibility for being aware of or meeting your state’s requirements.

TBHI Training has also been approved for AMA CME Hours. Contact us for details.


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