Telehealth 101 for Mental Health Professionals: Best Practices for the Basics and Beyond

This program is designed to meet the needs of mental health professionals who have been thrust into the world of telehealth services.

Watch this recording to learn:

  • The basics of telehealth components
  • The basic telehealth requirements
  • Top ten tips to provide these services in an ethical and competent manner

This recording will teach you how to jump-start in the practice of telehealth and will provide you with the most important tips to provide these services in the short-term, as well as prepare you to continue with ethical and competent telehealth once this crisis abates.

Bonus: Includes 1 CE hour of ethics…purchase today!


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Jeffrey Ashby, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S
2 Hours 50 Minutes
Apr 13, 2020
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DVD - Also available: Digital Recordings



This online program is worth 3.0 hours CPD.



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JEFFREY ASHBY, PHD, ABPP, RPT-S, is a board-certified licensed psychologist and professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University. Currently, he is the Training Director of Georgia State's APA Accredited Counseling Psychology doctoral program, Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and Fellow of the American Academy of Counseling Psychology. Dr. Ashby has taught diagnosis and treatment planning for mental health professionals for more than 20 years. During that time, he has created more than 120 presentations at professional conferences and authored/co-authored more than 75 articles in peer-reviewed journals, numerous book chapters, and two books.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jeffrey Ashby is a professor at Georgia State University. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.


Non-financial: Jeffrey Ashby is a fellow of the American Academy of Counseling Psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the International Association of Play Therapy.

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


  1. Determine the practical applications of delivering telehealth health services. 
  2. Apply appropriate risk management strategies in implementing telehealth health.
  3. Integrate ten tips to engage in ethical and competent telehealth practice.


Understanding the Legal and Ethical Landscape for Telehealth

  • The current Good Faith assumption in conducting Telemental Health
  • Ethical codes applied to Telemental Health
  • HIPAA rules and the COVID-19 Enforcement Discretion
  • Practising across state lines

Practical Consideration in Conducting Telehealth

  • Deciding on the best telehealth Platform
  • The top benefits and risks of telehealth
  • Documentation, paperwork, and record-keeping
  • Emergency and crisis plans in telehealth

Top Tips for Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals

  • 10 specific tips for conducting competent and ethical telehealth
    • Unique informed consent procedures
    • Competence and staying in your lane
    • Handling technical issues
    • Managing client expectations and facilitating client progress

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses



Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 167


Bradford M

"Very timely and informative presentation."


"Presenter was engaging, used humor to assist with learning. I greatly appreciated this!"

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