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Telehealth during the Coronavirus Crisis: Your Guide to Start Providing Telehealth Services Today

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Joni M. Gilbertson, MA, NCC, LCPC, LMHC, BC-TMH, CTMH
2 Hours 35 Minutes
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Apr 17, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has exploded demand for Telehealth services.

The fear, anxiety, and depression gripping clients has them needing you now more than ever.

And recent legislative expansions to Medicare ensure the demand for clinicians offering telehealth services will only continue to grow.

If you’re not currently providing telehealth services -- you need to be…

And this 3-hour recording will have you completely prepared to hold distance therapy sessions the very next day!

Joni Gilbertson, Board Certified Telemental Health Provider, has worked with clients via distance therapy for over a decade. Join Joni and in just 3 hours she’ll show you how you can quickly, easily and affordably provide distance therapy services!

  • Choose and easily set up a telehealth technology platform
  • Properly handle intake, HIPAA and jurisdictional issues
  • Grow your practice in troubling economic times

You can’t miss this --- these 3 hours could be the key to your next 6 months!



This online program is worth 2.5 hours CPD.



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Joni Gilbertson, MA, NCC, LCPC, LMHC, BC-TMH, CTMH, is a licensed clinical professional counselor, Board-Certified Telemental Health Provider and the owner/ founder of COPE Counseling Services, LLC where she uses telemental health to assist individuals, couples and families with everyday coping in areas such as relationships, depression, suicide, and anger management. She is licensed as a mental health professional both in Illinois and Florida while presently residing in Florida.

Joni completed over twenty trainings in telehealth and edited sixteen plus online courses for telemental health. She is a certified trainer in clinical telemental health, mental health first aid, and motivational interviewing. She is also certified in domestic violence facilitation and selective other methods that enhance client awareness. She regularly uses distance counseling to work with diverse populations by using video sessions and other technologies. She started one of the first telehealth programs for court-ordered clients and has over ten years of experience with using video sessions for programs such as domestic violence and anger management.

Joni also has experience supervising a mental health staff within a hospital setting and supervising interns within her clinical practice. For many years she trained mental health agencies, children and family services, first responders, employees at jails, prisons, and detention centers on mental health topics and legal and ethical matters of relative concern to each population. As a former Chief of Probation and Probation Officer, she was responsible for designing and training staff members on mental health issues such as suicide awareness, personality disorders, substance use disorders and treatment strategies.

Joni is a recently retired college instructor who worked within the Sociology Department where she designed and instructed seventeen mental health and legal issues classes. She was recently nominated and presented with an award for “Teachers Who Make a Difference” due to her engaging and dynamic style of teaching. She makes learning an enjoyable experience with her passion for the topic of using technology for mental health.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Joni Gilbertson maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Joni Gilbertson has no relevant non-financial relationships.


  1. Evaluate 6 online therapy delivery methods that are HIPAA-compliant and used for mental health sessions.
  2. Determine how to be HIPAA-compliant for safeguarding protected health information while using technology.
  3. Apply ethical and legal responsibilities related to online practice.
  4. Determine factors related to screening and client/patient appropriateness for telehealth sessions.
  5. Create essential procedures regarding informed consent and intakes for online practice.
  6. Employ best practices of what is needed to set up online sessions
  7. Evaluate three relevant locations to find inter-jurisdictional information for using telehealth.


How to Get Started:

  • Assessment, Informed Consent, and Intake Procedures

HIPAA Privacy and Security Standards:

  • Telehealth Practices for Compliance, Documentation, and Privacy

Telehealth and Technology:

  • Choosing and Using a Ready-to-Go Platform

Best Practices for Professionalism:

  • Camera Placement, Handling Technical Issues and More

Billing, Reimbursement, and Marketing Essentials

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals



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Total Reviews: 1


Vicky D

"Very helpful. Organized and offer current useful information and resources. Thank you!"

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