NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) to bring telemental and telebehavioral to addiction treatment. With this strategic partnership, NAADAC members will be able to access discounted telebehavioral health education and resources through TBHI, an institute devoted to training and consultation with professionals seeking to develop the legal, ethical, and clinical competencies related to working with technology in behavioral health.

NAADAC members can receive a discount of up to $299 on TBHI products and services. Join your many excited colleagues to learn how to wok legally and ethically from anywhere, anytime. 

  • Invigorate your practice with new service models to access more clients/patients, lower overhead, and increase profits.
  • Learn competencies and legal/ethical strategies.
  • Train at your own pace - available 24/7, 100% online.
  • Join an energized, worldwide community working smarter, not harder, to deliver competency and evidence-based care. 

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NAADAC members recieve: 

  • $10 off TBHI webinars (1 CE each) 
  • 20% off TBHI Level I Professional Training Certification Package (15 CEs) 
  • 20% off TBHI Level II Professional Training Certification Package (36 CEs)

Learn more about and purchase the Discounted Telebehavioral Health Institute products:

TBHI Webinars - 1 CE Each

PLEASE NOTE: Using the NAADAC discount code without being a NAADAC member is an ethical violation for which you can be disciplined.

Earn 1 CE for each TBHI Webinar. 

NAADAC members receive $10 off when they use code NAADAC.

Join NAADAC Today! View Webinar Library 

TBHI Level I Professional Training Certificate Package - 15 CEs

PLEASE NOTE: Using the NAADAC discount code without being a NAADAC member is an ethical violation for which you can be disciplined.

The TBHI Level I Professional Training Certificate Package is designed for staff of hospitals, clinics, agencies, and small group practices. 

 

Join NAADAC Today! Single Payment of $319 4 Monthly Payments of $80


TBHI Level I Professional Training Certificate Package
 package includes:
  • 15 CEs
  • 6-Months access to all training materials (extensions available for a fee)
  • Includes Georgia, Alabama & Texas licensing boards training topic requirements

Training includes these four (4) courses:

  1. Introduction to Telebehavioral Health Theory and Practice
    • Also included in the Level I certificate package
    • Comes with 6 CEs (valued at $249)
    • Qualifies for Legal and Ethical Course Requirements
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Identify at least 3 basic definitions used to describe telemental health as a field
      • Intelligently discuss at least 3 primary legal concerns to be addressed in telemental health
      • Intelligently discuss at least 3 primary ethical concerns to be addressed in telemental health
      • List at least 3 legitimate ways to approach online assessment
      • Identify which of the many technologies used today meets HIPAA, HITECH and PIPEDA requirements
      • Describe at least 2 issues of relevance to practicing over state lines
      • Identify which of the many technologies used today is preferred by insurance companies
      • Responsibly outline how to approach termination with an online client/patient
      • Show where to access more than 3,000 searchable evidence-based references for telemental health

  2. Legal/Ethical Issues I: Rules, Regulations & Risk Management
    • Also included in the Level I certificate package
    • Comes with 3 CEs (valued at $199)
    • Qualifies for Legal and Ethical Course Requirements
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Discuss the special relevance of HIPAA to telemental healthcare
      • Discuss two ethical standards that might be violated by online psychological testing
      • Describe how to best take advantage of the special protections given to “psychotherapy notes.”
      • Identify 1 way a colleague receiving your referral can inadvertently put you at risk
      • Explain the documentation you need to get from vendors selling you telemental health equipment
      • Define privacy, confidentiality & security as they each pertain to telemental health care
      • Describe licensure issues regarding providing telemental health care across state boundaries
      • Explain whether or not video needs to be HIPAA compliant
      • Describe which ethical code issue comes into question when professionals use 5-star rating systems on websites
      • Discuss how to think about selecting legal counsel for telehealth work
      • Explain how initial contact by email with a new prospective patient can be hazardous
      • Name one way you can unwittingly void your malpractice liability insurance coverage with online practice

  3. Telephone & Videoconferencing in Telepractice
    • Also included in the Level I certificate package
    • Comes with 3 CEs (valued at $149)
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Name which is the most important for remote mental health care: the audio (telephone) or video channel
      • Discuss why having a camera at eye level is important when videoconferencing with patients
      • Name two types of software available for securing mobile phones for text message contact with clients
      • State whether or not encryption is important when using mobile devices with clients
      • Name a limitation of a voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) telephone connection
      • State the minimal transmission speed for HIPAA-complaint videoconferencing as set by the American Telemedicine Association videoconferencing guidelines
      • Discuss the technical relevance of having PIP when conducting psychotherapy via videoconferencing
      • Name 4 bodies of scientific literature commonly referencing telemental health information but typically unknown to most mental health practitioners
      • Identify the federally-funded US government organization you can approach as a US citizen for FREE guidance on which equipment to purchase for your particular telehealth circumstance

  4. Advanced Clinical Telepractice Issues (Handling Online Emergencies)
    • Also included in the Level I certificate package
    • Comes with 3 CEs (valued at $249)
    • Qualifies for Legal and Ethical Course Requirements
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Identify one clinical population for which telephone-based interventions have been shown effective in multiple scientific studies
      • Discuss the history and evolution of videoconferencing guidelines
      • Name at least 1 clinical advantage and disadvantage to working asynchronously online in mental health
      • Outline the benefits of understanding the scientific literature related to telepractice with the clinical population you serve
      • Discuss 2 safety differences between traditional telehealth practice and delivering telehealth in “unsupervised settings”
      • Name 3 complications related to telepractice
      • Name at least two approaches to handling clinical emergencies in telepractice

Join NAADAC Today! Single Payment of $319 4 Monthly Payments of $80

TBHI Level II Professional Training Certificate Package - 36 CEs

PLEASE NOTE: Using the NAADAC discount code without being a NAADAC member is an ethical violation for which you can be disciplined.

The TBHI Level II Professional Training Certificate Package is designed for private practitioners, clinical directors, and department managers. 
 

Join NAADAC Today! Single Payment of $1,196  12 Monthly Payments of $100

TBHI Level II Professional Training Certificate Package includes:
  • 36 CEs 
  • 12 Monthly Q&A Group Consultations (live & recorded for your convenience)
  • 12-Months access to all training materials (extensions available for a fee)
  • Covers Georgia, Alabama & Texas licensing board telemental health training requirements

Training includes these nine (9) courses:


  1. Introduction to Telebehavioral Health Theory and Practice
    • Also included in the Level I certificate package
    • Comes with 6 CEs (valued at $249)
    • Qualifies for Legal and Ethical Course Requirements
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Identify at least 3 basic definitions used to describe telemental health as a field
      • Intelligently discuss at least 3 primary legal concerns to be addressed in telemental health
      • Intelligently discuss at least 3 primary ethical concerns to be addressed in telemental health
      • List at least 3 legitimate ways to approach online assessment
      • Identify which of the many technologies used today meets HIPAA, HITECH and PIPEDA requirements
      • Describe at least 2 issues of relevance to practicing over state lines
      • Identify which of the many technologies used today is preferred by insurance companies
      • Responsibly outline how to approach termination with an online client/patient
      • Show where to access more than 3,000 searchable evidence-based references for telemental health

  2. Legal/Ethical Issues I: Rules, Regulations & Risk Management
    • Also included in the Level I certificate package
    • Comes with 3 CEs (valued at $199)
    • Qualifies for Legal and Ethical Course Requirements
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Discuss the special relevance of HIPAA to telemental health care
      • Discuss two ethical standards that might be violated by online psychological testing
      • Describe how to best take advantage of the special protections given to “psychotherapy notes.”
      • Identify 1 way a colleague receiving your referral can inadvertently put you at risk
      • Explain the documentation you need to get from vendors selling you telemental health equipment
      • Define privacy, confidentiality & security as they each pertain to telemental health care
      • Describe licensure issues regarding providing telemental health care across state boundaries
      • Explain whether or not video needs to be HIPAA compliant
      • Describe which ethical code issue comes into question when professionals use 5-star rating systems on websites
      • Discuss how to think about selecting legal counsel for telehealth work
      • Explain how initial contact by email with a new prospective patient can be hazardous
      • Name one way you can unwittingly void your malpractice liability insurance coverage with online practice

  3. Telephone & Videoconferencing in Telepractice
    • Also included in the Level I certificate package
    • Comes with 3 CEs (valued at $149)
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Name which is the most important for remote mental health care: the audio (telephone) or video channel
      • Discuss why having a camera at eye level is important when videoconferencing with patients
      • Name two types of software available for securing mobile phones for text message contact with clients
      • State whether or not encryption is important when using mobile devices with clients
      • Name a limitation of a voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) telephone connection
      • State the minimal transmission speed for HIPAA-complaint videoconferencing as set by the American Telemedicine Association videoconferencing guidelines
      • Discuss the technical relevance of having PIP when conducting psychotherapy via videoconferencing
      • Name 4 bodies of scientific literature commonly referencing telemental health information but typically unknown to most mental health practitioners
      • Identify the federally-funded US government organization you can approach as a US citizen for FREE guidance on which equipment to purchase for your particular telehealth circumstance

  4. Advanced Clinical Telepractice Issues (Handling Online Emergencies)
    • Also included in the Level I certificate package
    • Comes with 3 CEs (valued at $249)
    • Qualifies for Legal and Ethical Course Requirements
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Identify one clinical population for which telephone-based interventions have been shown effective in multiple scientific studies
      • Discuss the history and evolution of videoconferencing guidelines
      • Name at least 1 clinical advantage and disadvantage to working asynchronously online in mental health
      • Outline the benefits of understanding the scientific literature related to telepractice with the clinical population you serve
      • Discuss 2 safety differences between traditional telehealth practice and delivering telehealth in “unsupervised settings”
      • Name 3 complications related to telepractice
      • Name at least two approaches to handling clinical emergencies in telepractice

  5. Legal/Ethical Issues II: Best Practices & Informed Consent
    • Comes with 6 CEs (valued at $199)
    • Qualifies for Legal and Ethical Course Requirements
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Name the 7 components of online ethics that address the novel risks, legal issues and the very difficult emerging issues of “standards of care” when using the psychotechnologies
      • Describe 1 ethical precept related to emergencies in distance work
      • Contrast standard of care and ethical standards
      • Outline current legal considerations concerning cross-border practice across state and international boundaries
      • List 3 common “standards of care” in telemental health
      • Explain the difference between “practice guidelines” and “treatment guidelines”
      • Outline 3 elements of proper documentation of telemental health services
      • Discuss the statement that, “All current in-person legal and ethical mandates apply online.”
      • Explain “online presence” and how to protect one’s online reputation

  6. Six Fundamentals for Setting Up Your Video-Based Office
    • Comes with 6 CEs (valued at $495)
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Name at least 2 factors that render Skype unacceptable for health care as per NASW and APA
      • Explain the benefits of getting a Business Associate Agreement
      • Name five elements of a good office set-up for telepractice
      • Identify at least three issues to address when educating your client/patient about video-based behavioral care
      • Describe three elements of a recommended opening protocol for every video teleconferencing (VTC) session with a client or patient
      • Explain at least two current factors that will impinge the future of mental health care, and how video teleconferencing (VTC) adoption today will help move a practitioner into a competitively advantageous position to succeed in mental health care both today and tomorrow

  7. Telepractice Documentation Guidelines
    • Comes with 6 CEs (valued at $349)
    • Qualifies for Legal and Ethical Course Requirements
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Identify at least one issue to address in an opening protocol for practicing online
      • Name three technical issues to address when educating a client/patient about obtaining services online
      • Intelligently discuss why and how to proceed when someone enters a client’s room during a call
      • Name at least five behaviors that are not appropriate on the part of clients when using video
      • Describe two functions served by a local champion
      • Name at least two issues addressed by the APA telepsychology guidelines (Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology) that are relevant to client/patient education
      • Name at least two issues addressed by the ATA telemental health guidelines (Practice Guidelines for Video-Based Online Mental Health Services) say about patient education in telemental health

  8. Texting and Behavioral Health Course Basic Dos & Don’ts
    • Comes with 3 CEs (valued at $149)
    • Qualifies for Legal and Ethical Course Requirements
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Outline 5 risks to text messaging and how to remedy them
      • Intelligently discuss how a professional might handle data storage and retrieval challenges with text messaging
      • Identify one way clients and patients may feel betrayed when an unwitting professional uses text messaging for professional interventions
      • Name 1 law that is relevant to text messaging
      • Outline where to seek guidance for how to best use text messaging within a professional relationship
      • Explain how encryption is relevant to text messaging and how to get one’s cell phone encrypted

  9. Reimbursement Strategies: Increasing Authorization & Payment
    • Comes with 3 CEs (valued at $149)
    • Learning Objectives:
      • List the three mental health disciplines that are recognized Medicare providers
      • Explain why training is important at the community level when launching a telehealth program
      • Outline three barriers that still remain to widespread acceptance of telehealth reimbursement
      • State whether or not you can legitimately obtain reimbursement for telehealth if you are practicing in a state without a license
      • Name the two states that post a $5,000.00 penalty for practicing in their state as a psychologist without a license
      • Explain why your malpractice insurance isn’t likely to cover you if you run into a problem when practicing over state lines in a state where you do not hold a professional license
      • Identify the technology that already is eligible for telehealth reimbursement in rural areas
      • State whether or not special codes are needed for telehealth reimbursement
      • Name two types of services in telemental health that are likely to be covered by Medicare reimbursement — and under which conditions
      • Explain “facility fee” and state the amount of reimbursement that can be obtained with its related CPT code
      • State whether or not behavioral assessments are a covered service by Medicare
      • Name the three resource groups that are available to practitioners who want to begin collecting reimbursement for telepractice services

Join NAADAC Today! Single Payment of $1,196  12 Monthly Payments of $100


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