Essentials in Implementing Telemental Health

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This “How-To” course will enable you to begin to provide legal, ethical, and HIPAA-compliant video services in response to the Covid-19 pandemic within one day. This “essentials” course will show you the routines to create that make these patient-home video sessions legal, ethical, and HIPAA-compliant. Worksheets and presentation slides will be provided.


  • Discuss the documentation and preparation steps needed to begin legal, ethical, and HIPAA-compliant Telemental Health (video) services.
  • Explain the operational routines needed to meet the legal and ethical requirements for providing Telemental Health services.
  • Identify the difference between software vendor HIPAA-Hype and HIPAA-Compliance.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, Licensed Professional Counselors, & LMFT
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by ASWB, NAADAC, & NBCC
State Board Approval
TX 2041-19
ADACBGA # 19-12-17-1212
FCB # 5387-A
VCB EP # 143

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level Beginner to intermediate
  • Language English
  • Students 1000
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self

    To join the session please click on the title of the course then click on the link.

    • Lecture1.1
      Essentials in Implementing Telemental Health

    • Lecture2.1
      Essentials in Implementing Telemental Health
  • QUIZ 1

    • Quiz3.1
      Essentials in Implementing Telemental Health 15 questions
Jay Ostrowski, MA, NCC, LPC-S, ACS, BC-TMH,  helps companies start telebehavioral health and tele supervision programs.  As CEO of Behavioral Health Innovation, he serves as a Telemental Health trainer and consultant for SAMHSA, HRSA, Universities, State governments and healthcare organizations. He’s the founder and creator of both the Telebehavioral Center of Excellence for the University of Virginia and the Board Certification in Telemental Health. He's created 9 peer-reviewed telemental health courses and designed/developed 12 telehealth software platforms to date. As a research partner with Harvard Medical School, Jay keeps up with the changing State license requirements for 8 healthcare professions across all US States and DC. He also serves as the go-to person for the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center for Telemental Health and Telebehavioral Health training and consultations Jay Ostrowski on LinkedIn