08 Jan 2018

Practicing Telehealth: The Ethical and Legal Ways to Treat your Patients From Afar

How can psychologists navigate the telehealth arena in a world where consumer options for electronic type health services are increasing? What factors must psychologists consider when providing telepsychological services to patients and supervisees?

Legal and psychology experts discuss the ins and outs of telepsychology. Presenters review:

· Legal and ethical aspects of providing telehealth services
· Obstacles and solutions of interjurisdictional telepsychology practice
· APA Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology
· ASPPB's Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT) Initiative

Panelists:

Alex Siegel, JD, PhD
Director of Professional Affairs
Association of State & Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)

Deborah C. Baker, JD
Director, Legal & Regulatory Policy American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO)

This webinar was produced by the Practice Organization, advocating for psychologists on reimbursement issues. The Practice Organization is a legally separate companion organization to APA.

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