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A Recorded Webinar

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Recorded on January 11, 2017

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Telehealth has arrived! An evidence based of over 4,000 journals articles support models of success; millions of people have already been served, and all states and professional associations approve under specific circumstances. This webinar overview will highlight key scientific findings; outline legal and regulatory codes; and summarize professional association ethical requirements. It will also touch upon some the many clinical issues requiring specific knowledge and skill before jumping online to work with clients. The specific competencies to be covered by professional training will be highlighted, and over 1,000 references will be made available to attendees.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe three ethical principles of relevance to telehealth.
  • Discuss at least two legal issues related telehealth.
  • Identify at least three issues to include in an informed consent process when practicing online.

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn 1.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEs)

To earn a CE Certificate for viewing this webinar, you must view the webinar in its entirety, pass the CE quiz, and complete the online survey evaluation.

  1. Upon completing the webinar, you will have access to the CE quiz within the course you are taking. Find the CE quiz in the NAADAC Education Center and click “purchase.” NAADAC members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a $20 processing fee to access the quiz.
  2. A score of 80% or higher is required to pass the CE quiz and access your CE certificate. You have 10 opportunities to pass the quiz. If you are unable to pass the quiz in the allocated number of tries, then you must retake the course.
  3. Upon passing the CE quiz, you will be required to complete the survey evaluation for the course. Once that is completed, your CE certificate will be immediately available in your account in the NAADAC Education Center to download and print. All certificates will be stored in the NAADAC Education Center under your profile name. Click here for detailed step-by-step instructions on how to access your CE quiz and download your CE certificate.

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This webinar is approved by ASAP-NYCB for continuing education credits (CARC, CRPA).
This webinar is NOT eligible for ASWB ACE CE hours or NASW CE hours.



Marlene M. Maheu, PhD, has trained more than 20,000 professionals in best practices for telemental health and other technological applications. As the Executive Director of the TeleMental Health Institute, Inc., she has also overseen the delivery of online training to professionals from more than 55 countries worldwide. She has helped to develop telemental health standards and guidelines at the American Telemedicine Association, the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association. She now serves as the CEO for the non-profit Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science (CTiBS), which has established telemental health competencies. She has published four textbooks in the field, and written numerous book chapters and journal articles. She consults with technology start-ups to develop products for behavioral health and traditional addictions and behavioral groups to expand their services into telehealth.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.

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