163: Telepsychology and Other Technology-Based Best Practices

Convention Workshop
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$260.00 – List Price
$220.00 – Member/Affiliate Price
August 09, 2015
8 a.m.-3:50 p.m.
CE Credits
Enrollment Limit
This intermediate workshop helps attendees become competent in using various technologies for psychotherapy, assessment, and supervision. Attendees learn how to comply with the APA’s 2013 telepsychology guidelines and underlying legal, ethical, and clinical requirements. Technologies discussed include telephone, email, video conferencing, apps, and social media. Topics include risks and benefits of telepsychology, practitioner competency, intake, assessment, licensing, informed consent, documentation, HIPAA and other security and privacy laws, preventing and handling emergencies, reimbursement, integrated care, patient-centered homes, artificial intelligence, and mHealth.
Learning Objectives
1. Name ethical solutions to problems related to intake, assessment, and handling emergencies online as identified by the APA’s 2013 telepsychology guidelines.
2. Name three factors of relevance to telepsychology when practicing over state or international borders.
3. Identify at least three essential ethical and legal ingredients of the telepsychology informed consent process.
4. Explain how multicultural issues are relevant to telepractice in the public sector.
5. List at least three legal or ethical best-practice issues to consider before establishing a home-based clinical practice using videoconferencing.
6. Describe at least one best practice when delivering service to clients/patients who are in their homes as opposed to being in traditional clinical settings.
7. Discuss at least one legal and ethical strategy to identify where clients/patients are located in geographical space to meet licensure and reimbursement requirements in telepractice.
Marlene M. Maheu, PhD, TeleMental Health Institute, Inc., San Diego, Calif.; Patrick H. DeLeon, PhD, JD, Retired, Bethesda, Md.; Shawna Wright, PhD, Wright Psychological Services/Independent Practice, Chanute, Kan.; Brownell E. Mack III, PsyD, Minnesota Department of Human Services/Independent Practice, St. Paul, Minn.; Kenneth P. Drude, PhD, Independent Practice, Dayton, Ohio; David D. Luxton, PhD, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, Calif.
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