What’s Coming and What’s Here in Online Therapy
CE Approvals by NBCC, Ohio CSWMFT, and the Texas Counseling and Social Work Boards
California LMFTs, LCSWs, and LPCCs: CE approval is through NBCC
1 Hour. Self-Study. CE. Recorded Seminar.
What’s Coming and What’s Here in Online Therapy Educational Objectives:
- Discover current trends and issues in telemental health that the learner doesn’t know s/he doesn’t know.
- Prepare for emerging developments in technology and education on delivery of services via telemental health.
- Decide what training or experience are needed to proceed towards telemental health practice or to continue existing telemental health practice.
Telemental Health Basic Starter Pack
7 CE hours in 4 courses. Includes the “Online Therapy Primer” guided reading course, our video presentation skills for telemental health course, the “Email and Texting in Mental Health Practice: Legal-Ethical and Risk Management Issues” guided reading course, and our guest seminar from telemental health super-expert Jay Ostrowski, “What’s Coming and What’s Here in Online Therapy.”
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Telemental Health Super Starter Pack
14 CE hours in 7 courses. Just like the basic pack, the super pack includes the “Online Therapy Primer” guided reading course as well as our guest seminar from telemental health super-expert Jay Ostrowski, “What’s Coming and What’s Here in Online Therapy.” Additionally, it includes “Video Presentation Skills in Telemental Health, Both Basic and Intermediate,” and our complete “Email and Texting in Mental Health Practice: Legal-Ethical and Risk Management Issues” guided reading course. It also includes all 7 hours, from 3 courses, of our core Digital Confidentiality Course series. It really is the ultimate way to get yourself started on the path to telemental health practice!
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Jay Ostrowski, NCC, LPC-S, DCC, ACS
Jay Ostrowski is the most influential and genuinely helpful leader in the Counseling profession that you never heard of.
His bona fides include being President of the International Society for Mental Health Online (ISMHO) since 2013, Director of Product and Business Development for the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) since 2011, clinical director or advisor for a bevy of health technology companies (before it was cool), and major consultant and/or director for telemental health programs both public and private all over the United States going as far back as 2009.
He’s also a counselor and a supervisor and has been working in the field for over 20 years. He really knows how to help therapists with this whole tech thing and he does so on a regular basis.
Jay will be talking to us about the state of telemental health (“online therapy”) now and where it is going in the near future. We know he’s been getting excited about the field, so we invited him to do a webinar with us and get some of the excitement out!
Roy Huggins, LPC NCC
Roy Huggins, LPC NCC, is a counselor in private practice who also directs Person-Centered Tech. Roy worked as a professional Web developer for 7 years before changing paths, and makes it his mission to grow clinicians’ understanding of the Internet and other electronic communications mediums for the future of our practices and our professions.
Roy is an adjunct instructor at the Portland State University Counseling program where he teaches Ethics, and is a member of the Zur Institute advisory board. He has co-authored or authored 2 book chapters. He has worked as a subject matter expert on counseling-related technology and HIPAA for licensing boards and state and national professional organizations. He routinely consults with mental health colleagues on ethical and practical issues surrounding tech in clinical practice.
He also really likes this stuff.
Accuracy, Utility, and Risks Statement: The contents of this program are based primarily on the direct work experience of the main presenter, who has worked directly in numerous regulatory contexts and national professional organizational contexts. Some interpretation and analysis presented is made by the presenter, in consultation with knowledgeable colleagues and expert consultants. Statements about applications to technology are according to presenter’s understanding of the technology at the time of the program. The presenter may not know how to apply all principles discussed to every technology type or product. This program discusses strategies for complying with HIPAA and covered ethics codes, working with CMS’ Meaningful Use Program, and for improving security. It may not include information on all applicable state laws. Misapplication of the materials, or errors in the materials, could result in security problems, data breaches, or non-compliance with applicable laws or ethics codes.
Conflicts of Interest: Program presenter has no known conflicts of interest.
Commercial Support: This program has no commercial support.