Washington State Telemedicine Requirement

Washington SB 6061 Telemedicine Update for Therapists

Self Study Course

1 CE credit hour (Legal / Ethical)

Now available

includes the Q&A from the live presentation

Meet WA State Teletherapy Requirements

Washington State has new telemedicine training requirements taking effect on January 1st 2021.

The Washington Telemedicine Training Update module is intended to specifically meet this new Washington training requirement.  We will discuss specifics of Washington state law and policy regarding telehealth, strategies for reducing liability, and supporting clients in informed consent.

Current State and Federal Law

 Identify current Washington State and federal laws regarding telehealth

Liability

Identify key areas of Washington law to reduce exposure to liability and Construct effective strategies to minimize liability for telehealth services;

Informed Consent

Articulate best practices regarding informed consent for telehealth services

Course Details

This course will meet new requirements from Washington State for telemedicine training taking effect on January 1st, 2021. These new requirements will mandate training that addresses (at a minimum): current state and federal law, liability, and informed consent.

Title: Washington SB 6061 Telemedicine Update for Therapists

Authors/Presenters: Eric Strom JD PhD LMHC; Roy Huggins, LPC NCC
CE Length: 1 CE hour (Legal/Ethical)

Educational Objectives:

  • Identify current Washington State and federal laws regarding telehealth
  • Construct effective strategies to minimize liability for telehealth services
  • Describe best practices regarding informed consent for telehealth services

Syllabus:

  • Identify current Washington State and federal laws regarding telehealth;
  • Construct effective strategies to minimize liability for telehealth services;
  • Articulate best practices regarding informed consent for telehealth services.
  • Identify key areas of Washington law to reduce exposure to liability.

 

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 Washington SB 6061 Telemedicine Update for Therapists

Person Centered Tech is committed to meeting the teletherapy training needs of Washington-licensed Counselors, MFTs, Clinical Social Workers, and Psychologists. As the requirements under SB 6061 continue to get fleshed out, PCT commits to doing everything reasonably within our power to ensure that our Telemental Health Certificate Program includes the necessary elements for those clinicians to comply with the training requirements of SB 6061 without additional cost to our certificate program holders

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Meet The Presenters

 

Eric Ström JD PhD LMHC is an attorney and Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Seattle, Washington. As an attorney, Eric provides legal counsel, consultation, and guidance to mental health professionals. Eric’s counseling practice is focused on providing counseling services to combat veterans as well as providing supervision and consultation to other clinicians. Eric currently serves on the American Mental Health Counselors Association Ethics Committee, and is the ethics advisor for the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association. Eric has taught a range of courses in counseling and professional ethics at a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs.

Eric earned a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision at Oregon State University, a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from the Northwest School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University Seattle, graduated cum laude from Wayne State University School of Law in Detroit Michigan, attended the Hague Academy of International Law in the Hague Netherlands, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics from the University of Michigan.

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 acted as a subject matter expert on HIPAA, security, and clinical use of technology for Counseling licensure boards, and both state and national mental health professional organizations. He has co-authored or authored 2 book chapters, and he routinely consults with mental health colleagues on ethical and practical issues surrounding tech in clinical practice. He served for 5 years on the board of the Oregon Mental Health Counselors Association and then the Oregon Counseling Association as the Technology Committee Chair.

He really likes this stuff.

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