Telemental Health Best Practices
- Course Duration1 hour
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- Course FeeFree
Telemental Health is a rapidly growing component of the field. It represents a vitally important advance which makes mental healthcare significantly more accessible for clients in rural settings, and those with disabilities making outpatient psychotherapy less accessible. Yet, very few clinicians have clarity or competency in the laws, regulations, and confidentiality concerns raised by this form of practice. This program provides clarity about all current laws and regulations for the practice of telemental health within California and by California-licensed psychologists. It clarifies the scope of one's license for this form of practice, and explains rules for more complicated scenarios, such as California residents living or working out-of-state. This course also reviews current best practices for the use of HIPAA compliant software for electronic communications used in telemental health practice.