Intro to Telepsychology Webinar Home Study Part 1
Length: 54 minutes
CE Credits: 1
This 3-part one-hour per session will introduce participants to providing telepsychology services in Pennsylvania.
In session one, there will be an overview about telehealth services, current Pennsylvania legislation, one model to start providing telepsychology services, and some basic technical issues. The presentation will also cover some risk management issues.
In sessions two and three, there will be a review of APA’s Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology, including definitions, competence, informed consent, confidentiality, security, and interjurisdictional practice. The presentation will also address ways to market telepsychology services and two ethical vignettes about supplying telepsychology services.
Presenter: John D. Gavazzi, MA, PsyD
At the end of Part 1, participants will be able to:
- To list reasons to support further exploration to provide telepsychology services.
- To describe one model to start using telepsychology services
This program will address ethical and practice issues of telepsychology services for novices. We will review the basics of the technological requirements, as well as clinical and legal issues. The program will incorporate APA’s Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology.
SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM:
Overview of technology and telepsychology services
Personal journey into the internet
Some basic technical issues: HIPAA, BAA, teleconferencing services, cost
Higher risk versus lower risk services
Benefits of telepsychology services
Social media versus telepsychology