Technology Assisted Treatment Track | Ethics Track Technological Therapy in Tough Times Presented by Susan Meyerle, LIMHP, CEAP, CFLE Telemental health services exploded in 2020 catching many mental health counselors ill-prepared to transition from in-office sessions quickly and effectively
It involves both specialty-level providers in mental health and addiction services as well as primary care providers who frequently are needed to respond to the physical health needs of persons with behavioral health conditions
We hope you find these regulations very helpful and informative for providing mental health services from a distance in the state you are licensed or in another state . AMHCA Letter to Health Insurance Industry Associations //higherlogicdownload.s3.amazonaws.com/AMHCA/UploadedImages/983ec486-ee26-4f43-bb97-680895af340a/Letter to Health Insurance Industry Associations 1 .pdf AMHCA Letter to The White House and the Department of Health and Human Services //higherlogicdownload.s3.amazonaws.com/AMHCA/UploadedImages/e390fcc4-edc4-456e-b030-330ebda14796/COVID 19 Letter to US Officials 1 .pdf https://www.cchpca.org/sites/default/files/2019-05/cchp report MASTER spring 2019 FINAL.pdf https://www.ebglaw.com/content/uploads/2017/10/EPSTEIN-BECKER-GREEN-2017-APPENDIX-50-STATE-TELEMENTAL-HEALTH-SURVEY1.pdf https://telementalhealthtraining.com/states-rules-and-regulations Please see the link below that provides Federal information on tele-health using a FAQ format. https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R46239.pdf Tele-mental health is a rapidly changing field.
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The assessment and treatment of psychiatric disorders are understood from a mental health perspective
She is an approved supervisor in Maryland, Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), and Board-Certified Telemental health provider
Expansion of Medical and Behavioral Health Services The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) promotes the expansion of medical and behavioral health services that are also included in the ten essential benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). AMHCA advocates for inclusion of Clinical Mental Health Counselors (CMHCs)
There has been a widely recognized workforce shortage in the field of behavioral health for many years. It involves both specialty-level providers in mental health and addiction services as well as primary care providers who frequently are needed to respond to the physical health needs of persons with behavioral health conditions. According to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), in 2013, 77 million Americans live in areas that are not adequately served by substance abuse or mental health professionals, the majority of which are rural and remote
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