This training meets LPC/LMFT/LSW board guidelines including 15 CEs of telemental health training required by LMFTs.




This training incorporates regulations and recommendations for technology along with standards required by HIPAA, PCI, and HiTech for any counseling setting. This training meets the requirements for LMFT licensee requirement each renewal for those offering virtual counseling. Regulations and recommendations for technology are from the Texas LMFT Board, NBCC, AAMFT, ACA, and AMFTRB. A foundation of terms used in telemental health, resources, research, reimbursement codes are included and participants will use examples to submit personalized paperwork including a Telemental Health Informed Consent and Telehealth Informed Consent Supervision Agreement are provided for participants. Participants will be informed of privacy, security, and breach notification standards for HIPAA, PCI, and HiTech as well as administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect client records. Participants will use examples to submit a personalized Business Associate Agreement, Risk Assessments, and Policies and Procedures for their setting.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain Telemental health regulations and recommendations
  2. Discuss telemental health terms, resources, research, and reimbursement codes
  3. Create and submit a personalized Telemental Health Informed Consent and Telehealth Informed Consent Supervision Agremeent
  4. Explain HIPAA, PCI, and HiTech compliance guidelines and administrative, physical, and technical safeguards
  5. Identify protected health information, privacy and security standards, and requirements for breach notification
  6. Create and submit a Business Associate Agreement, Risk Assessments, and Policies and Procedures document
Important Information about the training:

Homework includes:

  • Assessing Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats for your organization or practice
  • Telehealth Informed Consent and Telehealth Intake Paperwork
  • Master list of suggestions and requirements given by associations and state boards for telehealth
  • Creating a BAA agreement for your organization or practice
  • Conduct a Risk Assessment of Security and Privacy Regulations
  • Create policies and procedures to show a “good faith effort” to meet Security and Privacy regulations

Includes a drive of all necessary telehealth forms to use in your practice.

The training has 10 hours of video and 5 hours of homework built in between the online videos for the training.

Homework assignments must be completed and approved by Dr. Johnson at the end of your training before you will be able to access your evaluation and certificate.

Please keep in my mind when completing homework assignments that each assignment corresponds with the video lesson.

After completing ALL homework assignments, please email for Dr. Johnson to evaluate and approve your homework assignments.

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Dr. Rhonda Johnson, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, CEO Center for Counseling & Family Relationships

Dr. Johnson has been working in private practice since 1999. She is the owner of Center for Counseling and Family Relationships, a large group private practice, established in 2007. Her practice has 11 counselors, who are serving children, adults, couples, and families by providing services face to face and through telehealth. Dr. Johnson is also an approved supervisor for LPC-S, LMFT-S, and RPT-S. She utilizes face to face, telehealth, group, and individual sessions for her supervision.

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