The advanced practice certificate in telemental health provides mental health professionals and students with a greater understanding of telemental health as a professional practice option.
Pathway to a Master’s
The credits from this telemental health training certificate can be applied toward earning your master of science degree in forensic behavioral science
The telemental health training program is offered online giving you the flexibility to complete your coursework virtually and from a location of your choice.
Master Telemental Health
Learn the fundamentals, law, and best practices related to assessment and intervention in the telemental health environment.
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Course One: The Fundamentals of Telemental Health
This course provides an overview of telemental health and teletherapy, including the current state of the industry, trends, and practice requirements. Also explored are considerations for selection and use of appropriate technology.
Course Two: Telemental Health and the Law
This course examines relevant legal and ethical considerations for mental health professionals seeking to engage in telemental health services as part of their practice. Privacy considerations, informed consent, HIPAA-HITECH, and multi-jurisdictional 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.
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Is this course taught online or on-campus?
The telehealth training certification program is offered online. All classes and coursework can be completed virtually, allowing you flexibility with your schedule.
Are scholarships and financial aid available?
Yes, there are private and public scholarships to help you meet the cost of your education and Alliant offers 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.
At Alliant, our mission is to prepare students for professional careers of service and leadership and to promote the discovery and application of knowledge to improve lives. We offer an education that is accredited, focused on practical knowledge and skills, connected with diverse faculty and alumni, and aimed at the student experience.
CSFS is dedicated to graduating rigorously educated and trained professionals who impact society, public opinion, and policy by applying science in preventing, investigating, and mitigating conflict and violence. CSFS is a corporate partner of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), and many of our advanced practice certificates are eligible for continuing education credit.