Telemental Health: College Counseling from a Distance (3 CE)
This course is for: Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors and Students
Course By: Helen Hinton, LPCC
Content By: Higher Education Mental Health Alliance (HEMHA), College Counseling from a Distance: Deciding Whether and When to Engage in Telemental Health Service (2018).
Course Description: Telemental health (TMH) is resultant from technological growth and change. In response to the demand created by advances in technology, The Higher Education Mental Health Alliance (HEMA) assembled at team to address the questions, expectations and challenges of telemental health. This course is effectively designed to outline the potential benefits, risks, limitations, and ethical dilemmas associated with the provision of telemental health. This course provides case examples and exercises designed to help facilitate dialogue among providers across mental health disciplines.
- Define TMH and list the various ways TMH is delivered
- Identify the benefits of providing TMH services
- Describe the risk factors and limitations associated with providing TMH
- Summarize key legal and ethical implications in providing TMH
- Assess practical and logistical considerations as a determinant for the provision of TMH services
- Benefits, risks, and limitations of TMH
- Legal and Ethical issues
- Implications and appropriate candidates for TMH services
- Data collection, technology, and logistics
- A list of resources for providers