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Thu, Jul 11

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Online Event

Telehealth: Laws, Ethics & Best Practices in Work with System Involved Youth and Families

This course meets the qualifications for 3 CE hours of Telehealth training that's req. 1 time only for attainment or renewal of CA BBS licensure. Completion of this training in conjunction with 3-hour L&E training fulfills the 6 CE hours of L&E training which is req. for renewal of CA BBS licensure.

Telehealth: Laws, Ethics & Best Practices in Work with System Involved Youth and Families
Telehealth: Laws, Ethics & Best Practices in Work with System Involved Youth and Families

Time & Location

Jul 11, 2024, 1:30 PM – 4:45 PM PDT

Online Event

About the Event

Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW

Training Description

As social services case planning, mental health treatment, and general support has become more commonly provided via telehealth, it is important that those who support system involved youth are aware of the legal and ethical issues related to services and support provided via telehealth. In this class participants will learn: 1) California Telehealth legal codes and Telehealth professional codes of ethics including: informed consent, privacy, working with people out of state, preparing for crisis, and handling technology failure; 2) Research on Tele-mental Health and 3) best practices when providing online support for system involved youth.

Learning Objectives

· Participants will be able to explain how and when to obtain informed consent for telehealth services and support when working with system involved youth.

· Participants will be able to identify two pros and two cons of providing telehealth services and support to system involved youth and their families.

· Participants will be able to explain at least two ways to maintain confidentiality when providing telehealth support to system involved youth.

Agenda

1:30 – 1:45pm  Introduction and Logistics

1:45 – 2:00pm  Telehealth and Telemental health Definitions

2:00 – 2:15pm  California codes related to Telehealth

2:15 – 2:30pm  California professional codes related to Telehealth

2:30 - 2:45pm  Telehealth informed consent

2:45 – 3:00pm  Telehealth privacy issues

3:00 – 3:15pm  BREAK (CE hours will not be offered for this time)

3:15 – 3:30pm  Telemental Health Crisis Management

3:30- 3:45pm  Telehealth technological failure preparation

3:45 – 4:00pm  What does the research say about Telemental Health?

4:00 – 4:15pm  Research about Telemental Health with children and youth

4:15 – 4:30pm  Telehealth Best Practices

4:30 – 4:45pm  Telehealth Supervision

Meet Our Trainer

Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW, is a clinical social worker who has worked in HMOs, public agencies, and private practice as both a mental-health provider and a supervisor for over thirty years. She has taught courses in DSM-5, clinical supervision, law and ethics, childhood psychopathology, time management, boundaries, vicarious traumatization and energy psychology at universities, conferences, and mental-health agencies. She has a private psychotherapy practice, which has been exclusively been online since 2020 and is also the recent past chair of the Humanitarian Committee for the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology.

This course meets the qualifications for (3) BBS CE hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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