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Leveraging Telehealth for Justice Involved Individuals 2CE
Course #


CE Type


Ethics and Boundaries/Telehealth




(Some Boards distinguish between general CEs and other types.  Please review your specific state requirements to learn more.)

Course Description

This course is based on a webinar hosted by SAMHSA's GAINS Center Center in partnership with Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (RSAT-TTA)  presents ways to incorporate telemedicine into treatment programming for substance use and mental health disorders, including how to expand access to medication-assisted treatment using telemedicine, types of telehealth provider settings, and implementation best practices and barriers. Several program examples are reviewed, including a program using telehealth to improve services to tribal members.

Approved by the Following State Boards:
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, and Mental Health Counseling (CE Broker #50-23449)

  • Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (License #197.000302)

  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (CE Broker #50-23449)

  • South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, and Psycho-Educational Specialists (CE Broker #50-23449)

Learning Objectives
  • You will be introduced to the negative impact of opioid use among those transitioning out of jail/prison

  • You will learn the prevalence of opioid use among the incarcerated population

  • You will learn how telehealth can help improve outcomes in the treatment of substance use disorders

  • You will learn how medication assisted treatment effects treatment outcomes for the treatment of substance use disorders

  • You will learn some of the requirements for being able to prescribe medication via telehealth

  • You will learn which providers are permitted to offer substance use disorder services a the distant site


You will be expected to review all materials provided and pass the poset-test with a minimum of 70%, in order to receive your certificate of completion.  You will also be required to complete a course evaluation.  Once you have satisfactorily completed the post-test and submitted your evaluation, your certificate will be emailed to you.

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