PRLog (Press Release)
- Jul. 21, 2012 -
Orlando, Florida – Dr. Marlene Maheu, Executive Director of the TeleMental Health Institute, Inc., has been a pioneer in the telehealth industry with a focus on research and development in telemental health since 1994. She is very pleased that the American Psychological Association (APA) is increasing training options for psychologists who are interested in learning more about the numerous critical aspects of providing telemental health services. Dr. Maheu is delighted with the number of programs currently available for psychologists seeking training in topic related to technology. “We see programs offered by over a dozen different areas of speciality at our convention this year. Telemental health, known to consumers as online therapy, is finally receiving the respect it deserves for its ability to increase access to highly qualified psychologists who otherwise could never be reached.”
On Thursday, August 2, 2012, Dr. Maheu will lead a workshop entitled Telepsychology Best Practices: Controversial Issues in Telehealth and Online Therapy. This workshop will address the controversies behind licensure, informed consent, HIPAA, online marketing, reimbursement, and other pivotal concerns for professionals. Dr. Maheu will be joined by a dynamic team of mental health, medical, and legal professionals to provide a comprehensive training opportunity for mental health professionals. This workshop offers 7 continuing education units (CEs).
The TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. is the leading online telemental health training institute, devoted exclusively to addressing the emerging opportunities and challenges of telepsychiatry, telepsychology, online counseling, online therapy and coaching. Contact: Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D., Executive Director, TeleMental Health Institute, Inc.,. Send us a message.