2 CE Credit Hour On-Demand Training on Teletherapy with Older Adults

 

 Teletherapy with Older Adults: Clinical Effectiveness, Legal-Ethical Considerations, and Strategies of Support

Join Gabrielle Juliano-Villani LCSW addressing how to effectively work with older adults and the common issues they face, and how to utilize teletherapy to appropriately treat these issues. Both ethical and legal considerations are discussed, to ensure compliance with HIPAA when engaging caregivers in the therapy process.

On-Demand Training

2  CE Credit Hours

On Demand Self Study

CE Credit Hours

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“Especially appreciated the real life examples and the breadth/depth of experience!”

Older adults and their families are a vulnerable, underserved, and often misunderstood population.

 In this presentation, attendees will learn more about how to effectively work with older adults and the common issues they face, and how to utilize teletherapy to appropriately treat these issues. Both ethical and legal considerations will be discussed to ensure compliance with HIPAA when engaging caregivers in the therapy process.

Who is this event for?

This course is designed for solo practitioners, group practice leaders, and group practice clinical staff members. It is also suitable for practices that consist of 100% telehealth or a mixture of in-person and telehealth treatment.

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Common issues and needs

 Identify common health and mental health issues older adults face that can be addressed through telehealth, including dementia, falls, and chronic health issues

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Support Tactics

Describe how to utilize and encourage caregivers and families to integrate and support mental health services with older adults

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Legal + Ethical Needs

Summarize legal and ethical considerations when it comes to working with older adults using telehealth (including Medicare regulations)

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Intersectional Understanding

Conceptualize the intersection and prevalence of mental health disorders with older adults and the elderly

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Practical Strategies

Define therapeutic interventions and techniques to work with this population

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Course Details

2 legal ethical CE credit hours. Self Study

Title:  Teletherapy with Older Adults: Clinical Effectiveness, Legal-Ethical Considerations, and Strategies of Support

Authors/PresentersGabrielle Juliano-Villani LCSW
CE Length:  2 hours
Legal-Ethical CE Hours: 2 hours 

Educational Objectives:

– Identify common health and mental health issues older adults face that can be addressed through telehealth, including dementia, falls, and chronic health issues 

– Summarize legal and ethical considerations when it comes to working with older adults using telehealth (including Medicare regulations) 

– Describe how to utilize and encourage caregivers and families to integrate and support mental health services with older adults  

– Conceptualize the intersection and prevalence of mental health disorders with older adults and the elderly

– Define therapeutic interventions and techniques to work with this population 

Syllabus:

  • Intro/course overview 
  • Define “older adults” 
  • Discuss issues this population faces and why this is important in therapy
  • Falls 
  • UTI’s
  • Chronic Health Conditions
  • Mental Health in older adults
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Grief and Loss
  • Dementia
  • Interventions 
    • Implications for telehealth 
  • Caregiver issues / support 
    • Engaging caregivers 
    • Preventing burnout
  • Utilizing telehealth with older adults and their caregivers/loved ones
    • Ethical considerations
    • Legal considerations (POA, HIPAA) 
    • Medicare compliance 
     

    Meet Our Presenter

    Presented by

    Gabrielle Juliano-Villani LCSW

    Barbara Griswold, LMFT

    Gabrielle Juliano-Villani, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker, consultant, coach, entrepreneur and educator based in Sarasota, Fl. She has been in the mental health field for over a decade specializing in stress, aging issues, chronic health conditions, and trauma. Her group practice in Denver, CO had a focus on making mental health care accessible to people on Medicare and Medicaid, but after realizing her own burnout in 2021, she sold her thriving group practice and made it her mission to educate others on the impact stress has on our everyday lives. Gabrielle pulls from her experience as an EMDR and Polyvagal Informed therapist to utilize mind/body approaches to help others implement everyday strategies to manage stress and live their best lives. Gabrielle is an international speaker, retreat leader, and has been featured in Authority Magazine, The Daily Om, Bustle, and the Everyday Woman TV Network. When she’s not working, Gabrielle is teaching Zumba, surfing, or reading a psychological thriller at the beach

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    Accuracy, Utility, and Risks Statement:

    This program discusses strategies for complying with HIPAA and some other US Federal rules. It may not include information on all applicable state laws. Misapplication of the materials, or errors in the materials, could result in non-compliance with applicable laws or ethics codes.



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