Covid-19 Telehealth Best PracticesCOVID-19 Telehealth Best Practices

Course Description

Free, quick and easy 1-hour video on-demand provides overview of best telehealth practices for working from home PLUS COVID-19 regulatory updates that you don’t want to miss.


While we all know how important it is for our services to continue with COVID-19 telehealth best practices, but many professionals are unsure of how to proceed with the many legal and ethical foundation issues of relevance to telehealth, PLUS the regularly updating legal and regulatory changes that must be integrated.  To help practitioners and their administrators make sense of COVID-19 telehealth best practices as applicable to working from home, and as a community service, TBHI is honored to be working with the California non-profit, Telehealth Institute to bring you this up-to-date (4/4/2020), FREE informational course designed specifically for behavioral professionals. 
  • In ground-breaking, unprecedented worldwide sea-change to cope with the COVID-19 emergency, telehealth has been seen as the most viable option for healthcare delivery during this time of quarantine.  International federal, state and provincial legislation is being announced by government agencies, and professional associations.
  • The fact is, tens of thousands of telehealth practitioners had already been following evidence-based protocols to work from their homes
  • Resources are being offered by a number of key groups to help you get immediate, accurate and helpful information
Attend this webinar to hear the evidence supporting practice models that can be legitimately offered from your home. You will be delighted to see several viable models that meet all required legal and ethical mandates and are evidence-based not only in the United States but across the globe.

In this webinar, Dr. Maheu:

  • Explains how you can stay home while you invite your clients and patients to connect with you from theirs
  • Provides an update to HIPAA, practicing across state and provincial lines as well as international borders, and
  • Outlines key reimbursement issues with 3rd party carriers, Medicare and Medicaid

Learning Objectives

Participants of this 1-hour, fully RECORDED event will be able to:

  • Identify three ethical issues of relevance when working from home using telehealth
  • Describe at the telehealth fundamentals that are still enforced with COVID-19
  • Outline HIPAA privacy law “relaxation” areas, including which technologies to NOT use
  • Describe the role of the opening protocol when offering telehealth from your home

This program is for beginning and intermediate-level “tele-practitioners” 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


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Provided by the Telehealth Institute, a 501(3)c nonprofit organization associated with the Telebehavioral Health Institute, this FREE Professional Training Program Includes:

  • Access to July 2020 on-demand video recording 24/7
  • Six-month access with login
  • Therapist COVID-19 Support group available with email updates to your questions and comments
  • COVID-19 Resource Library (Regularly updated for resources of relevance to the behavioral community
  • If you registered for this program in the last 3 weeks, you have full access to the updated program with your established login.



FREE: Use “COVID” as coupon when registering  ………………………..


CME and CE Accreditation

You can rest assured that what you learn is reliable, up to date and relevant to your practice




Physicians, 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.

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)

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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.


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.

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), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. is permitted to use the new three year approval period in the ACE statement on promotional material and certificates of credit. ASWB Approval Period: 11/18/2019-11/18/2022. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Social Workers: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY

*WV accepts ASWB ACE unless activity is in live in West Virginia then an application is required.

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.


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

NYSED-SBSWTelebehavioral Health Institute, 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-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.

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

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