Teleservice Delivery: Clinical, Ethical and Operational Perspectives

COVID-19 has rapidly changed the service delivery of substance use disorders and mental illness to accommodate the needs of target populations. This new world brings with it a series of ethical landmines, clinical challenges and operational shifts. This training will explore the latest regulatory requirements around teletherapy practice while exploring ways to successfully engage individuals using a virtual platform. Attendees will explore preliminary statistics regarding the user experience, impact on recovery and how to best satisfy the requirements of regulatory bodies.

Educational Objectives

After completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Explore Mississippi and federal regulations around telehealth requirements
  • Review the challenges and opportunities around virtual patient care from both a clinical and regulatory standpoint
  • Assess ways to use this model of treatment to reach formerly unavailable populations (rural areas devoid of SUD/MI treatment)
  • Discuss interdisciplinary collaboration to ensure whole-person care while engaging with clients virtually

3.0 CE’s Offered

  • CHES-Certified Health Education Specialist
  • CPH – Certified Public Health
  • DMH – Licensed Administrator
  • DMH – Community Support Specialist
  • DMH – Mental Health Therapist
  • DMH – Peer Support Specialist
  • DMH – Prevention Specialist
  • MAAP – Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals
  • NBCC/LPC – National Board Certified Counselors

Presenter

Scott Luetgenau, MSW, LCAS

Location

Virtual

Date

Feb. 19, 2021

Time

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presenter

Scott Luetgenau, MSW, LCAS

Location

Virtual