Title: “Telehealth Ethics and Best Practices” (3-Credit Hour course)
Modality: Virtual via Zoom
Technology has expanded greatly over the past few decades, and in recent years there's been an increased reliance on these technologies to meet the needs of clients in an ever evolving world. With the numerous benefits that telehealth has offered in accessing care, those practice modality is likely to continue growing in popularity. Despite this increased interest in telehealth services, mental health professionals often find they were not given the training and support needed to feel confident in modifying their practices to distance based services. This presentation will fill that gap by providing insight into best practices for an ethical and effective telehealth counseling practice.
Participants will be able to define terms associated with telehealth.
Participants will be able to evaluate current modalities and applications for telehealth.
Participants will be able to identify ethical and legal issues pertaining to telehealth.
Participants will be able to understand clinical considerations in implementing telehealth.
Participants will learn to apply techniques for building a distance based therapeutic alliance.
Participants will be able to understand the benefits and limitations of telehealth practice.
Participants will be able to identify sociocultural issues related to the use of technology.
Participants will discuss how technology can impact boundaries, self-disclosure, and privacy/confidentiality.
Participants will be able to modify telehealth practices to meet the needs of diverse populations.
Due to high demand, MHCCF and Dr. Meyer-Goodwin have partnered again to offer this Telehealth course to help meet your continuing education needs before this biennium comes to an end! We will be offering this Telehealth course virtually, and you can secure your spot by going to our Licensure Renewal Courses page to place your order.
Stefanie D. Meyer-Goodwin, PhD, LMHC, LMFT, NCC, CCMHC, ACS has worked in the counseling profession for 11 years. She earned a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and Certificate in Family and Relationship Counseling from Rollins College and a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Capella University. She currently serves as the Clinical Director for The Meaningful Life Center, overseeing their evidence based complex trauma program. In addition she is a national Approved Clinical Supervisor and Florida state qualified supervisor for interns in mental health counseling and marriage and family therapy, and supporting professor in the Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Rollins College. Stefanie is passionate about multicultural and social justice issues in the counseling field and focuses her research and presentations on improving multicultural awareness and professional competency. Stefanie serves her professional community as the past President for Mental Health Counselors of Central Florida.