Telebehavioral Health: What Every Provider Needs to Know 1 NBCC Hour
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Video published on YouTube by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Telebehavioral Health - What Every Provider Needs to Know.
Test questions written by: Shayna Rayman, J.D., LMHC, LCPC, NCC
The subject matter in this course is "directly and primarily related to" the NBCC Content Area, Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues, which has been specified by the NBCC Continuing Education Provider Policy as acceptable content to qualify for NBCC continuing education credit. This course is approved for ACEP home study and offers 1 CE Hour.
This course is based on a webinar published by SAMHSA which highlights the legal, ethical, and technical considerations when using telehealth services. You will learn about the important legal issues that relate to telehealth (e.g., licensure, informed consent, privacy/confidentiality); ethical issues (e.g., competencies, documentation, marketing); clinical issues (e.g., assessment/screening, boundaries/telepresence, handling emergencies); technical issues (e.g., technology/platform choices, cybersecurity, handling repairs); and other related information.
You will learn the definition of telebehavioral health.
You will be introduced to legal issues, such as under which state you need to be licensed to practice telebehavioral health services, how to obtain proper informed consent, privacy issues, and confidentiality.
You will be introduced to the many clinical and ethical considerations of providing telebehavioral health services, such as provider competency, documentation/assessment/screening, obtaining control of your environments, and how to handle emergencies.
You will become aware of the technical considerations of providing telebehavioral health services, such as how to handle a disruption in internet connection, etc.
You will learn recent research findings about the efficacy of providing telebehavioral health services.