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Law & Ethics--A New Year with Our New Normal: Telehealth in the Age of COVID-19

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Course Description:
The Coronavirus pandemic and resulting stay-at-home orders have been with us for nearly a year, but CAMFT's legal department continues to receive numerous calls from therapists with pressing questions about telehealth law. It's never too late to gain the knowledge you need to practice like a pro without leaving your home!

UPDATE: CPH has clarified that if a provider with a CPH policy is moving out of the country they must notify CPH in writing. CPH will make coverage determinations in such circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Please feel free to reach out to CPH if you have any questions regarding its out-of-state telehealth coverage policies.

Clinical/Affiliate: $25
Prelicense: $20
Non-member: $35

Credit Hours:
1 Hours

Learning Objectives:
The presentation will provide an overview of:
  • California telehealth regulations
  • HIPAA regulations pertaining to the use of videoconferencing platforms and payment processing apps
  • The provision of telehealth services when the therapist or the patient is located outside of California
  • Considerations related to giving up one's office, and providing outdoor therapy as an alternative to telehealth
The user acknowledges that the workshops, handouts, and related course materials contained therein are intended for educational purposes only, and should not be considered to be legal advice or a substitute for legal or clinical consultation. These presentations address issues that are multi-faceted, and the user should not assume that the courses discuss every law, regulation, or ethical code that may be relevant to the subject matter. Legal and ethical standards are subject to change and it is always prudent to check to see whether a particular law, regulation, or ethical standard may have changed.

This course satisfies the Law and Ethics course requirement for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs which is required for each license renewal cycle.

Refunds/Cancellations: CAMFT does not offer refunds for On-Demand Library purchases.