The new American Telemedicine Association guidelines for practicing via the Internet have now been released. You’ll find them at the ATA website, called, Practice Guidelines for Video-Based Online Mental Health Services.
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Introduction to Telehealth Theory & Practice
Enjoy a fast-moving overview of telebehavioral and telemental health. Understand the key points related to telehealth clinical, legal, ethical, technology, reimbursement, social media and other pivotal issues.