157: Telepsychology Best Practices---Maximizing Opportunities in Health Care Reform

August 09, 2014
Time & Place
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
CE Credits
Enrollment Limit
Workshop 157 is part of Dr. Nadine Kaslow's Presidential Programming.

This intermediate workshop helps participants comply with the APA’s 2013 Telepsychology Guidelines and underlying legal, ethical and clinical requirements for delivering telepsychological services. Health care reform will be highlighted through the day. Topics will include risks and benefits of telepsychology, practitioner competency, intake and assessment, licensing, informed consent and other documentation, HIPAA and other security and privacy laws, preventing and handling emergencies, reimbursement, integrated care, patient-centered homes, health information exchanges and big data (informatics), electronic health records as well as remote sensors and mHealth.
Learning Objectives
1. Name at least three types of documentation suggested by APA’s 2013 Telepsychology Guidelines.
2. Explain at least three important features of health care reform and how it will impact the future of telepsychology in the next 2-5 years.
3. Identify at least three ingredients of the telepsychology informed consent process.
4. Name three factors of relevance to telepsychology when practicing over state or international borders.
5. Explain how multicultural issues are relevant to telepractice.
6. Describe at least one best practice when using assessment tools online.
7. Discuss at least one requirement for successful reimbursement when delivering telepsychological services
Marlene M. Maheu, PhD, TeleMental Health Institute, Inc., Cheyenne, Wyo.; Joseph P. McMenamin, MD, JD, McMenamin Law Offices PLLC, Richmond, Va.; Fred Millan, PhD, Independent Practice, New York; Sherry A Benton, PhD, University of Florida

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Advance: April 15 - June 30, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $110 $130
Half day (4 hours) $130 $160
Full day (7 hours) $220 $260

Regular: July 1 - August 5, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $130 $160
Half day (4 hours) $160 $200
Full day (7 hours) $275 $335

On-site: August 6-10, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $160 $190
Half day (4 hours) $190 $240
Full day (7 hours) $330 $410