Conducting Ethical Telemental Health Practice: Our Intensive 9-hour TMH skill building program. . . . August 13-14, 2020
9 Contact Hours
Conducting Ethical Telemental Health Practice: An Intensive 9-hour TMH Skill Building Program
Presenting a two-day conference, comprised of up to 9 hours of learning in Telemental Health, to provide the mental health clinician with a powerful learning experience for a key competency in the era of the coronavirus crisis. From key ethical considerations of telemental health practice to all the steps and stages of telemental health services, this course will provide a solid overview of how to engage in ethical telemental health practice.
Both days: $135.00 pre-registered
_6_ CORE contact hours of continuing education have been approved by the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia. (LPCA CE Approval number: 8848-0420MW)
_3_ ETHICS contact hours of continuing education have been approved by the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia.(LPCA CE Approval number: 8848-0420MW )
_9_ Telemental contact hours of continuing education to the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia. (LPCA CE Approval number: 8848-0420W )
This program has been approved for 6 core and 3 ethics hours of continuing education credit by the National Association of Social Workers-Georgia Chapter (approval also pending for the NH Chapter of NASW).
This course is not NBCC approved.
Objectives for this Course:
Conference Day One (9:00 AM to 1:45 PM with one break, 3 Ethics, 1.5 Core and 4.5 Telemental Health Hours)
Course Objectives Day One
Utilize the key legal, ethical and clinical knowledge base and skill sets that must be part of the active vocabulary of any clinician who wishes to engage in telemental health services.
Mitigate the ethical complexities within telemental health approaches to managing privacy and confidentiality, client safety, best practices / HIPAA compliant record keeping, and key resources, systems and structures needed for ethical practice
Apply ethical decision making models to telemental health practice.
Describe each of the different modalities for providing telemental health services and understand the indications and contraindications for the use of each modality.
Mitigate the key complications related to the maintenance of confidentiality and privacy when operating in distance counseling formats.
Day 1 of the conference will include interactive scenario analysis addressing the kinds of complex ethical dilemmas that may be created in Telemental Health Services.
Conference Day Two (9:00 AM to 1:45 PM with one break, 3 Core Contact and Telemental Health Hours)
Course Objectives Day Two
Resolve the special complexities of informed consent, client verification and establishing best practice client agreements when operating in distance counseling formats.
Apply best practices forms and templates for clinical paperwork to accompany distance counseling formats.
Develop the essential back-up resources and systems necessary to conduct ethical distance counseling services.
Apply systematic approach to best practices in telemental health from point of first contact to point of termination.
Apply best practices in crisis management when engaging in telemental health services.
Utilize best practices forms and templates for effective telemental health practice
Describe the key competencies of effective telemental health services.
Understand the key clinical and ethical issues related to effective termination when using telemental health services.
Select the telemental health model(s) that is best for you.
Day 2 of the conference will include interactive scenario analysis, interactive role playing, and the practice of techniques incorporating knowledge from the presentation of material
About your trainers:
Charlie Safford, LCSW is the founder and President of yourceus.com, Inc., a knowledge company that works with professional organizations such as LPCA and NASW GA to provide continuing education curriculum to social workers, professional counselors and other mental health clinicians nationwide. He has over 35 years of experience as a clinician, consultant, and coach, with over 25 years of experience developing and delivering best practices training programs for business and mental health audiences.
Ken Scroggs, LCSW, LPC, LMFT, CEAP, DCC is the founder and President of North Pines Center and EAP Works. He has over 40 years of experience as a clinician, consultant, and coach, extensive experience in training development and training in the field of mental health.
Louis Boynton, PhD, LPC, DCC, CPCS is the founder and President of Flourish2Live, LLC. He has over a decade of experience as a clinician, consultant, and trainer, including as an educator at the University of West Georgia. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor.
DIRECTIONS FOR LINKING TO THE LIVE STREAM
Prior to the training all registrants will receive a link to the live stream platform via email. This link must be clicked on for entrance into the training program on the days and times for both days.
Full refunds will be issued up to 14 days prior to the conference. Cancellations received less than two weeks from the start of the conference will be refunded at 80% of the conference costs up until the day before the conference. Cancellations received after the last day before the start of the conference will not be refunded, but 50% of the paid amount may be applied towards other live or online courses from yourceus.com.