Providing telehealth services is a must for today’s clinician, allowing you to effectively expand your practice and reach clients even when they can’t come to your office.
But complicated ethical, legal and compliance issues can make utilizing telehealth seem risky.
How can you add this valuable tool to your practice without worrying you’ll make a mistake that could cost you your license and your livelihood?
This recording is your first step to becoming a confident and capable telehealth provider!
In just 3 hours you’ll learn how you can:
Feel the confidence of knowing you can legally and ethically get started providing telehealth services!
This online program is worth 2.5 hours CPD.
|Manual - Telehealth: Legal & Ethical Implications for Mental Health Professionals (3.70 MB)||60 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Melissa Westendorf, Ph.D., J.D., is a clinical and forensic psychologist and founder of the Technology Wellness Center. As a clinician, she has provided therapy to adults and adolescents in the community and within the correctional setting. Dr. Westendorf’s forensic practice is dedicated to assessing adults and youth in either the criminal justice system or in civil matters. As a technology wellness expert, she is dedicated to assisting parents, children, adolescents, and adults on understanding the complexities of technology use and the impact on our brains, emotions, and interpersonal relationships. Dr. Westendorf’s legal training coupled with her clinical background enables her to work with individuals who are experiencing the legal ramifications of technology use.
As a proactive psychologist and educator, Dr. Westendorf is a keynote speaker at academic institutions, parent organizations, businesses, and community groups, offering preventative tools and resources that educate others on how to manage technology use in a healthy manner. She is the co-author of Unplug! Raising Kids in a Technology Addicted World. She has served on the Committee for Legal Issues for the American Psychological Association and on the Psychology Examining Board for the state of Wisconsin. Dr. Westendorf has been appointed as an expert in high profile legal cases, featuring the psychological ramifications of technology use. Her expertise has been relied upon in a wide variety of articles, podcasts, radio segments, and television programming. She has been featured on NPR (National Public Radio), Wisconsin Public Radio, and ABC’s 20/20. She is a monthly contributor to The Morning Blend.
Financial: Melissa Westendorf, Ph.D., J.D. maintains a private practice. She is the founder of Technology Wellness Center, LLC. Dr. Westendorf receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Melissa Westendorf, Ph.D., J.D. is a member of the American Psychological Association; American Pscyhology Law Society; Wisconsin Bar Association; Racine Bar Association; and International Association of Correctional and Forensic Psychologists.
Research about Telehealth Services
Application of Ethical Codes
State Law applications
Efforts to Improve Telehealth Interjurisdictional Practice
Case examples for using various forms of telehealth
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