Supervision & TeleMental Health: Ethical & Legal Considerations - 3 CEUs
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- CEs: 3 Ethics, Core, or Related Continuing Education hours for Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists (please see below for more details). This course satisfies the 3 hours of TeleMental Health Supervision required by the Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists for all Supervisors (Rule 135-11-.01).
- Format: On-Demand Webinar ("Asynchronous") ~ At your leisure to be viewed at your own pace. You may pause, rewind, and fast forward at any point during the videos. You are in complete control of how you view this workshop. However, you are required to watch at least 90% of the videos to receive CEs. The PowerPoint handout will be displayed in the video along with the presenter, and there is also a separate document for printing as well as multiple other handouts and forms. There is a quiz at the end to ensure comprehension and is required by all CE approval organizations for On-Demand workshops.
- Investment: $82
- Explain the "TeleMental Health" Rule in Georgia (Rule 135-11-.01) and how it pertains to all Supervisors licensed by the Composite Board.
- Discuss the difference between Supervision and Consultation.
- Summarize what you need to include in your Supervisory Informed Consent as well as a Consultation Informed Consent.
- Identify what technology applies to TeleMental Supervision, including audio and video recordings of client sessions and how this technology needs to be stored, transferred, and destroyed.
- Review the ethical guidelines for supervision and relate these to TeleMental Health.
- Discuss the importance of having supervisees complete an "Assessment for Fit" with all potential TeleMental Health Clients and the Supervisor do the same with Supervisees they may supervise via technology-assisted media to reduce vicarious liability. Both "Assessments for Fit" are included in this training.
Presented by: Becky Beaton-York, Ph.D.
Dr. Beaton-York is a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Certified Professional Counselor's Supervisor (CPCS). She has supervised several hundred individuals to licensure over since 1999. Dr. Beaton-York has been on the Georgia Psychological Association's Ethics Committee for seven years and Ethics Chair since 2014. She was also the Ethics Chair & Supervisory Registry Chair for the Licensed Professional Counselor’s Association of Georgia (LPCA-GA) for two years and help create the original requirements for the CPCS. You may have seen her on one of the 60 episodes that she filmed as the featured psychologist on TLC's "Hoarding: Buried Alive." She has also made recent appearances on The Anderson Cooper Show, Good Morning America, and CNN Headline News. Additionally, Dr. Beaton-York is the Founder of The Knowledge Tree in Atlanta. Her primary passion is teaching and mentoring. She has served as Adjunct Faculty for both Emory and Georgia State Universities, and Dr. Beaton-York was voted Counselor Educator of the Year by LPCA-GA in 2005 and received their Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.
What other therapists are saying about this workshop:
- "I learned more about TeleMental Health in 3 hours with Dr. Beaton than I did in 6 hours at another workshop. I can't wait to take her 6 hour training!" A.B.
- "I only take ethics trainings from Dr. Becky. Somehow she makes it fun, the time flies by, and I know I'm getting the correct information!"
- "I was dreading doing this - expecting it to be boring & anxiety producing. Becky's approach made it interesting, relevant, and encouraging!" J.T.
- "Extraordinary! As always, Dr. Beaton is engaging, easy to understand - and the time flies by!" B.D.
- "Great presenter - energetic, funny, & amazingly well-informed" - C.H.
- "Becky's presentations are interesting and informative. There is always something new that I learn, even after 30 years of practice!" - N.M.
- "I always feel we're getting the latest info with Becky!" A.S.
3 Ethics, Core, or Related CE Clock Hours:
- Psychologists: The Knowledge Tree (TKT) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TKT maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- Georgia Psychologists: all online webinars (both live and on-demand) count the same as live for 2021 (including ethics). Therefore, this workshop will satisfy your required six hours of ethics or core hours if you prefer. The Board states it will go back to the pre-COVID rules in 2022. You may want to consider completing all 40 CEs this year while you have multiple participation options.
- Licensed in another state as a Psychologist: The Knowledge Tree is a Continuing Education Sponsor Approved (CESA) by APA, so all of our workshops should satisfy your CE requirements, but please check your specific state rules to be certain.
- Counselors: This workshop was approved for 3 ethics or core hours through LPCA of Georgia, approval #2020-08-26-144AW.
- Georgia Counselors: This workshop has been approved for 3 "Core Hours" as an "On-Demand - asynchronous" course by LPCA of Georgia (approval # above). The “Ethics” hours dropped off because the Georgia Composite Board requires that all Ethics hours be obtained either live or via a live synchronous webinar.
- Licensed in another state as a Counselor: Many states will accept CEs for Counselors if that workshop has approved status from another state association as this one does. Additionally, we have national approval for all our courses through APA. Many states will accept APA-approved courses, but please check your specific state rules & regulations.
- Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists: The Knowledge Tree (TKT) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.
- Georgia: Because we have national approval for all our courses through APA, this workshop would be part of your option for up to 15 "Related Hours." For Masters Licensed Therapists in Georgia, "Related" hours are allowed to comprise up to 15 hours of the total 35 hours required per renewal period (10 hours of On-Demand are expressly permitted, and the extra five would be your optional Independent Study hours). "Ethics" hours must be obtained via a live "Synchronous" event (either in-person or Live Webinars). Please see our Live Webinars for Ethics options.
- Licensed in another state as a Social Worker or MFT: The Knowledge Tree has national approval for all our courses through APA. Many states will accept APA-approved continuing education hours, but please check your specific state rules & regulations.
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