Conducting Ethical Telemental Health Practice: A Three-day Certificate Program for Building the Essential Knowledge and Skills. . . . Mar 5, 6, & 7, 2020 Roswell, GA
6-20 Contact Hours
Conducting Ethical Telemental Health Practice: A Three-day Certificate Program for Building the Essential Knowledge and Skills
Presenting a three-day conference, comprised of up to 20 hours of learning in Telemental Health, to provide the mental health clinician with a powerful learning experience for a key competency for the 21st century. Any day of this conference will also include 6 or more hours of Telemental Health training to meet the requirements under Composite Board Rule 135-11.
Any 1 day: $125.00 pre-registered $140.00 at the door
Any two days: $235.00 pre-registered $250.00 at the door
All three days: $345.00 pre-registered $375 at the door
_14_ CORE contact hours of continuing education have been approved by the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia. (LPCA CE Approval # 8657-20 & # 8658-20)
_6_ ETHICS contact hours of continuing education have been approved by the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia.(LPCA CE Approval # 8659-20)
_20_ Telemental contact hours of continuing education to the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia. (LPCA CE Approval # 8657-20, # 8658-20 & # 8659-20)
This program was approved for 14 core and 6 ethics hours of continuing education credit by the National Association of Social Workers- Georgia Chapter as authorized by Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapist.
This course is not NBCC approved.
Objectives for this Course:
Conference Day One (9:15 AM to 6 PM with breaks, 7 Core Contact and Telemental Health Hours)
Course Objectives Day One
Know each of the different modalities for providing telemental health services and understand the indications and contraindications for the use of each modality.
Learn the key complications related to the maintenance of confidentiality and privacy when operating in distance counseling formats.
Grasp the special complexities of informed consent, client verification and establishing best practice client agreements when operating in distance counseling formats.
Understand the key legal and ethical issues related to the provision of telemental health services.
Present best practices forms and templates for clinical paperwork to accompany distance counseling formats.
Day 1 of the conference will include interactive scenario analysis, interactive role playing, and the practice of techniques incorporating knowledge from the presentation of material
Conference Day Two (9:15 AM to 6 PM with breaks, 7 Core Contact and Telemental Health Hours)
Course Objectives Day Two
Comprehend 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.
Learn best practices in crisis management when engaging in telemental health services.
Utilize best practices forms and templates for effective telemental health practice
Understand the key competencies of effective telemental health services.
Understand the key clinical and ethical issues related to effective termination when using telemental health services.
Comprehend how to 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
Conference Day Three (9:15 AM to 4:30 PM with breaks, 6 Contact Hours in Telemental Health Ethics)
Objectives for Day Three
Grasp 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.
Understand 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
Understand how to apply ethical decision making models to telemental health practice.
Learn legal and ethical implications of electronic modes of communication and social media in the 21st Century clinical environment.
Day 3 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.
DIRECTIONS TO Mountain Park Civic Center
112 Lakeshore Drive Roswell, GA 30075
From 285 North Loop: Take GA 400 North to exit 7B, Holcomb Bridge Road (Highway 92) going west. Remain on this road for 5.5 miles. This road will change names several times (W. Norcross, Woodstock, Alabama), but will continue straight. At the 5.5 mile mark, after the Super Target strip mall, you will go right on Mountain Park Road and remain on this road for 1.3 miles through three stop signs. On the first two stop signs, you will go straight, not bearing either left or right. At the third stop sign, Mountain Park Road will bear to the right. At the next stop sign, you will go right on Lakeshore Drive. The Civic Center will be the building closest to you on your left, at the near edge of the village green. You will enter to park at the first driveway on your left, with overflow parking available in two other parking areas.
From the South: Take I-85 North to 400 north, follow directions above to arrive at the Civic Center.
From the West: Take 285 North loop East towards GA 400 and follow directions above.
From the East: Take 285 North loop West towards GA 400 and follow directions above.
From 575 North of Woodstock: Take I-75 South to exit 7, Alabama Road (Highway 92). Follow Highway 92 7.1 miles to Old Mountain Park Road and go left. Follow this road 1.1 miles until it dead ends at Mountain Park Road, go left, then follow directions above.
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.