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In May of 2021, the Association for Play Therapy (APT) released their voluntary practice guidelines for play therapists. This guide outlined key recommendations for conducting safe, effective, and ethically-appropriate therapy sessions. We’ve included our 5 main takeaways from the APT guide, so that you can better assess your level of clinical competence.
HIPAA and TeleMental Health: Get Compliant!
Is your telemental health practice HIPAA compliant? It’s a question that can cause a knot in the stomach of even the most experienced telemental health professionals. For those just starting out in telehealth, it may even cause a bout of panic. Exactly how does HIPAA impact counselors who are using telehealth? Are the rules different than the rules for in-person therapy?
Even if you’ve taken a continuing education class covering HIPAA, it may not have covered telemental health and you may have questions.
Let’s start with some basics:
In this video and blog post, I share my experience switching from using paper charts to using a practice management program.
If I never made the switch, I may have burned out from the administrative tasks of running my private practice.
Before using a practice management program:
Many of my alumni have questions on setting up their home office. I love my home office. I often take short breaks to spend time with my wife and youngest child, who is not yet in school. I also love checking in with my older children when they get home from school. To help you get started I will share with you how I have set up my home office.