Rights of Access is becoming a big deal and we are finding lots of colleagues are still unsure about what this means for their practice. In this quick 11-minute video, Roy shares some key tips to help you grasp exactly what this will look like in your practice- whether you are in a group practice […]
What is deidentification and how do you navigate deidentification of PHI as a solo practice and as a group practice? What role does tech play in keeping this information safe? Roy discusses the difference between how solo practitioners often use deidentification techniques and how they maintain privacy versus how a group practice needs to […]
Now that we aren’t able to swipe cards for clients in person, how do we manage taking remote payments with teletherapy? What are the issues that we’re going to see? Taking payments from far away can be tricky (or very easy!) Roy covered 20 minutes of the basics that every practitioner who takes payments remotely […]
Who couldn’t benefit from more community around their private practice? Standards around using social media in our practices are needed, however.
With the growing popularity of telemental health, it’s a wonder that it isn’t easier to identify which software is best to use to perform these services. Here I will try to provide some clarity on that subject. What Video Software Should I Use? When choosing software, we need to consider if it is secure enough […]
Social media policies, communications policies, non-secure communication risk assessments… and that’s just the tech-related stuff! How do we manage it all and still do therapy?
Electronic Records and the ACA 2014 Code of Ethics: Disclosing Record-Keeping to Clients (3rd in a series)
The 2014 ACA Code of Ethics is taking the lead on asking counselors to disclose to clients when and how they keep e-records. Other professions may follow.
The new 2014 ACA Code has made sweeping changes to standard of care around using communications tech with clients. We discuss and explore the new standards.
The 2014 ACA Code of Ethics has added a new mandate to protect confidentiality of potential clients, which has an impact on email and new client contact.
Most of us know that Skype is no longer seen as suitable for online therapy. But many of us don’t know why, or that it will happen to other software, too!