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Digital Seminar

Telehealth 101 for Mental Health Professionals: Best Practices for the Basics and Beyond

This program is designed to meet the needs of mental health professionals who have been thrust into the world of telehealth services.

Watch this recording to learn:

  • The basics of telehealth components
  • The basic telehealth requirements
  • Top ten tips to provide these services in an ethical and competent manner

This recording will teach you how to jump-start in the practice of telehealth and will provide you with the most important tips to provide these services in the short-term, as well as prepare you to continue with ethical and competent telehealth once this crisis abates.

Bonus: Includes 1 CE hour of ethics…purchase today!


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Jeffrey Ashby, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S
2 Hours 50 Minutes
Audio and Video
Apr 13, 2020
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Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
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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 3.0 hours CPD.



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Jeff Ashby, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S, is a professor in the department of counseling and psychological services at Georgia State University. He is the director of Georgia State’s Counseling Psychology doctoral program, a licensed psychologist, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology. Dr. Ashby has taught ethics at the graduate level for over 20 years and has served as the chair of the Ethics Committee of the International Association of Play Therapy and as an ethics content expert with the State of Georgia Psychology board. He has made over 100 presentations at professional conferences and authored/co-authored more than 80 articles in refereed journals, numerous book chapters, and two books.

Dr. Ashby received a BA in psychology and english literature from the University of Kansas, an MEd in counseling and school psychology from Wichita State University, and a PhD in counseling psychology from Penn State.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Jeff Ashby is an instructor at Georgia State University. He serves as the Co-Director for the Center for the Study of Stress, Trauma, and Resilience and as the Director of the Georgia State Play Therapy Training Institute. He is a published author and receives royalties, and he receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Jeff Ashby is a member of the International Association of Play Therapy, the Georgia Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, and of the American Academy of Counseling Psychology.

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  1. Determine the practical applications of delivering telehealth health services. 
  2. Apply appropriate risk management strategies in implementing telehealth health.
  3. Integrate ten tips to engage in ethical and competent telehealth practice.


Understanding the Legal and Ethical Landscape for Telehealth

  • The current Good Faith assumption in conducting Telemental Health
  • Ethical codes applied to Telemental Health
  • HIPAA rules and the COVID-19 Enforcement Discretion
  • Practising across state lines

Practical Consideration in Conducting Telehealth

  • Deciding on the best telehealth Platform
  • The top benefits and risks of telehealth
  • Documentation, paperwork, and record-keeping
  • Emergency and crisis plans in telehealth

Top Tips for Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals

  • 10 specific tips for conducting competent and ethical telehealth
    • Unique informed consent procedures
    • Competence and staying in your lane
    • Handling technical issues
    • Managing client expectations and facilitating client progress

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses



Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 2


Bradford M - SAN ANTONIO, Texas

"Very timely and informative presentation."

CATHERINE V - Manchester, New Hampshire

"Presenter was engaging, used humor to assist with learning. I greatly appreciated this!"

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