You could handle anything a child or teen client threw at you in your office. From extreme disengagement to hyperactivity, you could overcome any client challenge and your office was equipped with every potential game, tool or intervention to immediately engage, calm, or respond to a client. Given your extensive education, training and experience… why are you not achieving those results in a telehealth setting?
Now you can. Whether you’re managing clients with ADHD, ODD or any disruptive behavioural orders… learn how to setup, establish and optimize a telehealth practice for kids, teen and family therapy. And, upon completing this two-day seminar, you can receive instant credibility and authority with a telemental health certification!
This online certification course provides comprehensive yet easy-to-understand instructions on everything you need to know right now about practising telemental health including ethics, technical & logistical setup, safety concerns and so much more.
ADDITIONALLY – you get access to practical, tested and updated telehealth interventions for children, adolescents and their parents. Upon completing this seminar, you can instantly implement unique technical strategies for Zoom, and other technology platforms, to elevate – and sustain – client engagement. You will leave this seminar with a robust telehealth toolbox that adapts your “in-person” interventions into a virtual setting. You will achieve improved clinical outcomes with effective telehealth practices in talk therapy, play therapy, and nondirective play therapy.
Best of all, upon completion of this live training, you’ll be eligible to become a Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of using telemental health in mental health counselling. Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/ctmh for details.
Sign up today and get the skills and confidence you need to successfully help your clients with the power of telemental health!
Continuing Professional Development Certificates
- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 12.5 hours CPD.
Manual - 2-Day Telemental Health Certification Course
Dr. Amy Marschall, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in South Dakota. Dr. Marschall works primarily with children and adolescents, adopting a telemental health strategies early into her clinical practices, and is a Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH) and is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral (TF-CBT). In 2016, Dr. Marschall helped develop a telemental health task force at Sioux Falls Psychological Services to develop an ethical and effective model to provide telehealth services to individuals living in rural South Dakota without access to mental health resources. Dr. Marschall co-developed and presented a six-hour seminar on ethical and legal guidelines for telemental health in 2017 and has been providing these services in South Dakota since this time.
Financial: Amy Marschall works in a group practice. She also maintains a website to share therapy resources with parents and other clinicians. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Amy Marschall has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)
Access never expires for this product.
Appraise the legal and ethical challenges posed by telehealth for mental health professionals in a clinical setting.
Specify youth safety and HIPAA compliance challenges associated with telemental health and its clinical implications.
Analyze the evidence supporting the effectiveness of telemental health for children, adolescents, and families as it relates to clinical treatment.
Analyze the utilization of technology in your sessions, both the hardware and software of telehealth to determine the best fit for individual practitioners.
Determine the clinical implications of the unique policies and procedures needed for telehealth.
Integrate play therapy interventions in a telehealth setting to promote communication skills in clients.
Appraise privacy, security and confidentiality concerns related to technology use in clinical practice.
Differentiate how client expectations differ for telehealth as compared to in-person therapy and what that means for clinical treatment.
Assess and implement therapeutic game interventions in a telehealth environment.
Assess and implement non-directive play therapy techniques in a telehealth environment.
Assess and implement talk therapy techniques with children and adolescents in a telehealth setting.
Demonstrate how to implement parent interventions to assess accurate real time information of child’s symptoms.
Benefits vs. Risks to children of using telemental practices and the internet in general
Telemental health as a business
Current research in support and pitfalls of telemental health
Multicultural & Environmental factors
Legal & Ethical Considerations
Review and Adoption of Code of Ethics
Legal implications of practising across state lines
Your privacy and data security considerations
HIPAA compliance for kids & their parents
Articulating and managing boundaries
Logistics: Setting up & Practicing Telehealth
Technology competence for the clinician
Computer, hardware and software recommendations
Internet connectivity, encryption & privacy protections
Developing the practice of clinical telemental health
Explaining telemental health to youth & their parents
Informed Consent & Special Issues
How is consent different with telemental health?
Informed consent & intake process
Addressing patient privacy
Optimal office setup for Zoom
Adapting counselling/therapy theory and techniques to telemental health
Safety Planning – For You & Your Patient
Suitability screening for your client
Patient age guidelines
Policies and procedures that protect yourself, your license and the client
Emergency and crisis action plans
Addressing self-harm & suicidal ideations
Telehealth options for young children (under five)
Delivery methods and platforms for squirmy or disengaged kids
Practical & strategic solutions for family parenting skills’ sessions
Navigating Traditional vs. Digital Talk Therapy Interventions
CBT techniques that work onscreen
Worksheets & Homework
Digital activities that elevate traditional interventions
Reading therapeutic children’s books
Team Building Exercises
Frustration Tolerance Exercises
Adapting Play Therapy with Online Games
Chess & enhancing technical limitations to improve therapy
Pictionary & other art therapy modalities
Connect Four, Uno & engaging kids with physical objects