Telebehavioral health and recovery support can assist with the expansion of services and improve client outcomes. It is essential to ensure that professionals providing services using videoconferencing mediums obtain comprehensive and specific training and supervision to offer the best quality of care. This series offers a unique interactive experience that provides shared consultation to professionals delivering counseling in an online environment. The series is structured to provide online consultation, skill-based learning and practice, group and self-study activities, reading assignments, and discussion on topics essential to providing services using videoconferencing.

WHEN:

Every Wednesday, May 20 – July 15, 2020 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm MT / 3:00 – 4:30 pm CT

OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe and demonstrate the role of Telebehavioral Health in the continuum of clinical services
  • Identify the professional code of conduct for specific professional association
  • Discuss the legal and jurisdictional implications for individual practice
  • Explain how to identify, locate, and experience online support groups

TARGET AUDIENCE:

  • Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Recovery Service providers located in HHS Region 8 (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)
  • Those who support the idea of using technology to provide clinical services
  • Those with baseline knowledge of web-based videoconferencing for use in clinical practice
  • Those currently use or plan to incorporate videoconferencing into clinical and/or recovery services

PARTICIPANT COMMITMENT & EXPECTATIONS

  • Access to appropriate technology to utilize Zoom videoconferencing platform (internet connection, webcam, laptop/tablet, speakers and microphone)
  • View a 20-minute tutorial on how to use the Zoom videoconferencing platform
  • Attend a one-hour online Orientation on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm MT / 3:00 pm CT
  • Commit to 8-weeks of online training for 1.5 hours weekly from May 27 – July 15, 2020
  • Complete weekly self-study learning activities

 TRAINER(S)/FACILITATOR(S):

  • Maryellen Evers, LCSW, CAADC
  • Sandnes Boulanger, LCSW, MCAP

THERE IS NO COST TO PARTICIPATE:

The first 40 registrants will receive a waiver that covers the entire $350 cost of participation. Due to limited enrollment, if you cannot commit to the full participant requirements, please defer this registration opportunity to others.

Please Note:

Registrants enrolled in this series are expected to attend the May 20 and May 27 sessions. In addition, it is expected that participants will have access to the appropriate technology by May 27 in order to fully participate and be on camera at least 90% of the time. This is not a webinar series and active participation to gain/improve skills are required.

Continuing Education – The series has been approved for a total of 21 contact hours (20 hours content instruction and one hour orientation session) through the National Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) ACEP No. 6492. No credit will be awarded for non-attendance or partial attendance. 

The knowledge and skills learned should be applied within the framework of any applicable Operating and/or Credentialing regulations in your State of practice.

QUESTIONS:

Please contact the MPATTC Workwise Staff at mpattc@casat.org or by phone at 775-784-6265 or 866-617-2816 (toll-free).

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