Legal and Ethical Considerations in Telehealth

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Legal and Ethical Considerations in Telehealth

This live, interactive webinar examines the ethical aspects of telehealth, such as informed consent, protection data, and confidentiality.

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  • 3 hours
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Legal and Ethical Considerations in Telehealth (3 CEs)

Public health crises have accelerated the adoption of telehealth technology, which is now an essential mode of service delivery and becoming increasingly more available to the clients. All indicators suggest that telehealth is efficacious and likely a cornerstone of therapy practices for years to come.

The focus of this course is to inform practitioners of the professional guidelines within the context of state laws, regulations, and the professional codes of ethics that govern online practice. Additionally, this course highlights the variety of ethical concerns for consideration, such as privacy, confidentiality, and informed consent in telehealth. By the end of the course, participants will have met the following objectives:

  • Discuss states' legislative and regulatory response to telehealth access.
  • Leverage telehealth in accordance with relevant state laws, regulations and professional codes of ethics.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current legal and ethical issues in telehealth.
  • Effectively assess which technologies are suited for clinical practice.

CE Course Instructor: Jason Ingram, JD, MA, MSW is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and faculty member of the American College of Mental Health Education with a broad range of social work, HR, compliance, legal, and policy experience in various industries and sectors, including local, state, and federal government. This course is taught from a personal, academic, and professional perspectives. A graduate of Teachers College Columbia University with a Master of Arts degree in Sociology and Education with a concentration in Education Policy. He also received his Juris Doctor degree from The Catholic University of America and his Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Target Audience and Course Delivery: Includes, but is not limited to, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, and other mental health professionals. the instructional level of the activity is advanced.

Course Interactivity: All live, interactive webinars involve discussion and chat messaging with the webinar's presenter as well as questions and answers to and from attendees.

Access to Training: Upon registering for the course, attendees will receive an email that details how to access the CE course. The email will include the unique URL, which means attendees do not have to install software on their computers.

System Requirements: We highly recommend using the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera or Edge browser. Attendees may perform system configuration test before joining the event room. See registration confirmation email. It enables attendees to check their conference server connection, operating system, browser capability, as well as audio and video output.

Course Delivery and Number of CE Credits: This is a live, interactive webinar. Attendees may receive 3 to 6 CEs. One CE contact hour is equal to 60 minutes of a learning activity. Attendees must participate in all sessions for which they registered and complete a course evaluation. CE certificates will be issued on the same day and at the end of the class, pending the electronic receipt of the course evaluation.

Course Evaluations: Immediately following each course, attendees are directed automatically to the post-webinar course evaluation through a seamless integration with the Learning Management System (LMS). Course evaluations are completed online through our designated online survey tool, so attendees do not have to use their email accounts.

CE Approval Information: ​* Psychologists: The American College of Mental Health College is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The American College of Mental Health College maintains responsibility for this program and its content. * Social Workers: The American College of Mental Health College, Provider #1709, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The American College of Mental Health College maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 06/04/2020-06/04/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 3-6 Ethics continuing education credits. * Licensed Professionals Counselors: The American College of Mental Health College has been approved by National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP Provider No. 6909, Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The American College of Mental Health College is solely responsible for all aspects of its programs. * Other Professions: These educational offerings qualify for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Please save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your board for specific filing requirements.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: There are no monetary refunds. To receive a transfer credit to a future workshop of equal or lesser value ONLY, cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to the start date of workshop. Any cancellations made less than 72 hours of the start date of workshop will only be eligible for a transfer PLUS will be subject to $75 transfer fee.

ADA Needs: We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at (866) 445-7507.​

Questions and Concerns: If you have complaints, questions, or concerns, please call (866) 445-7507 or email Dr. Roosevelt Cohens, LICSW, LCSW-C at