Our Advanced Practice Certificate in TeleMental Health provides mental health professionals and students with a greater understanding of telemental health as a professional practice option.
This program is one of many certificates offered entirely online by the California Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Behavioral Science, Public Safety, and Justice at the California School of Forensic Studies at Alliant International University.
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Pathway to Master’s
The credits from this certificate coursework can be applied toward earning your Master of Science Degree in Forensic Behavioral Science or Forensic Leadership Administration.
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Master the TeleMental Health Environment
You will be trained in the fundamentals, law, and best practices related to assessment and intervention in the telemental health environment.
Course One: The Fundamentals of TeleMental Health
This course provides an overview of TeleMental Health, including the current state of the industry, trends, and practice requirements. Considerations for selection and use of appropriate technology are also explored.
Course Two: TeleMental Health and the Law
This course examines relevant legal and ethical considerations for mental health professional seeking to engage in telemental health as part of their practice. Privacy considerations, informed consent, HIPAA-HITECH, and multijurisdictional issues are explored.
Course Three: Best Practices in the Delivery of TeleMental Health Care
This course explores best practices for providing effective, high quality care in the telemental health environment. Includes best practices for scheduling appointments and office set-up as well as theory and practice related to assessment and intervention in the telemental health environment. Also explores best practices for managing complex patient/client issues in the telemental health environment, including clinical emergencies.
Frequently Asked Questions
What scholarship and financial aid options are available to me?
Private and public scholarships can help you meet the cost of your education. Alliant International University is pleased to be able to offer a significant number of institutional scholarships for many of our students. Learn more about these scholarship opportunities here. Additional Financial aid is available for those who qualify in the form of loans, grants, federal work study, and military aid. Learn more in our Financial Options Guide.
What is the modality of this program?
The Certificate in TeleMental Health program is offered fully online. All classes and coursework can be completed virtually and on your time, allowing you to tailor your education to your schedule.
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The California School of Forensic Studies is dedicated to graduating rigorously educated and trained professionals who impact society, public opinion, and policy by applying science in the service of preventing, investigating, and mitigating conflict and violence.