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Walking the Ethical Line in Providing Telemental Health Services

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3.5 Ethics CE Credits available for behavioral health clinicians

Boundary issues present some of the largest challenges you’ll face as a clinician. How you communicate and interact while using technology can be interpreted differently by each client. Your professional liability is at risk by not following clear guidelines and best practices when it comes to boundaries in telemental health. This seminar will provide you with answers to the top challenges that hinder your ability to provide an ethical telemental health practice.

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Boundary issues present some of the largest challenges you’ll face as a clinician. How you communicate and interact  while using technology can be interpreted differently by each client. Your professional liability is at risk by not following clear guidelines and best practices when it comes to boundaries in telemental health. This seminar will provide you with answers to the top challenges that hinder your ability to provide an ethical telemental health practice.

This course was recorded on March 21, 2022

Upon completion of this training professionals will be able to do the following:

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain how to secure safety for clients, supervisors, and supervisees in the context of TeleMental Health.
  • Explain the importance of considering the impact that culture differences when providing telemental health
  • Analyze ethical dilemmas clinicians face surrounding boundary setting with respect to utilizing technology with clients in clinical practice.

Latasha Matthews, LPC, CPCS, CPLC, CAMS

Latasha Matthews is the Clinical Director and founder of Illumination Counseling and Coaching. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Clinical supervisor. She has become known as America’s Emotional Wellness Expert as a result of her work providing guidance and support as it relates to the importance of emotional wellness.

Latasha is a Best Selling author of  The Dumping Ground and she's excited to share the Dumping Ground movement with the world. She has spoken throughout the United States sharing the importance of boundary setting as a key component to good emotional health. She has inspired corporations, fitness centers, and churches with her raw authenticity in sharing her personal story of poor boundary setting. Her efforts have induced hope, energy, and mind-changing perspectives which has caused persons to live a more fulfilling life.

Latasha is passionate about leaving participants gifted with the art of saying ""NO"" and the freedom to say Yes to things that bring them joy.

You can find more about Latasha by clicking here and here.

Credit Hours: This course consists of 3.5 ethics credit hours.

Counselors: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No, 6693.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0048. Approval renewal date: 1/31/2023

Marriage and Family Therapists: Many MFT licensing boards accept our courses or one of the approvals which we have from professional associations.  You can check with your board to determine if this course would be accepted by your licensing board.

Social Workers: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC, #1609, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/02/2021 – 05/02/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 3 .5 ethics continuing education credits.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0435. Approval renewal date: 2/28/2023

Addiction Professionals: Telehealth Certification Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, provider #193104. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.

Psychologists: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0128. Effective 8/31/2021 – 8/31/2024

Art Therapists: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0093. 7/21/2021 – 7/31/2024

Other Professionals: This activity qualifies for 210 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations.  Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

This is a non-interactive, self-study course.

To receive your certificate of completion you must complete the course in its entirety.

Online courses are completed by registering, logging in, navigating to your course using the menu (My Courses – the Course Title), completing all of the modules, completing and passing the post-test, and completing the course evaluation.

Live Webinar courses are completed by registering, logging in to this website, navigating to your course using the menu (My Courses – the Course Title), attending the full course via webinar, submitting your attendance, and completing the post-test and course evaluation online.

Psychologists and other professionals seeking CE credit through our approval with the American Psychological Association are asked, but not required, to complete the course evaluation before obtaining their certificate of completion, however passing a post-test for online self-study courses, and submitting one's attendance for live on-site and live webinars is required.

You can receive your certificate of completion by logging onto this website, navigating to the course using the menu (My Courses – the Course Title), scroll to the bottom of your course, and click on your certificate to either download it or print it.

Directions for completing a course can be found by clicking here.

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

Click here to view our Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are offered within the first 30 days for courses which have not been completed.  There is a $25 service fee for refunds.

Grievance Policy

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This course is intended for clinicians who provide behavioral health services.

Teaching methods for this course include recorded lectures, videos, a post-test, and a course evaluation.  The course may include required reading.

This program was recorded on March 21, 2022

You have six months to access online courses from the time of purchase.

Latasha Matthews, LPC, CPCS, CPLC, CAMS

Latasha Matthews, LPC, CPCS, CPLC, CAMS

Latasha Matthews, LPC, CPCS, CPLC, CAMS

Latasha Matthews is the Clinical Director and founder of Illumination Counseling and Coaching. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Clinical supervisor. She has become known as America’s Emotional Wellness Expert as a result of her work providing guidance and support as it relates to the importance of emotional wellness.

Latasha is a Best Selling author of The Dumping Ground and she's excited to share the Dumping Ground movement with the world. She has spoken throughout the United States sharing the importance of boundary setting as a key component to good emotional health. She has inspired corporations, fitness centers, and churches with her raw authenticity in sharing her personal story of poor boundary setting. Her efforts have induced hope, energy, and mind-changing perspectives which has caused persons to live a more fulfilling life.
Latasha is passionate about leaving participants gifted with the art of saying ""NO"" and the freedom to say Yes to things that bring them joy.  Learn more about Ms. Matthews here:

Her website
IllumiNATION Counseling & Coaching

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