Course curriculum

    1. How to use this course

    1. Course Description and Learning Objective

    2. About the Instructor

    3. Continuing Education (CE) Information

    4. Course FAQ

    5. Disclaimer and Course Requirements

    1. Prep Quiz

    2. Slide Deck

    3. Ethical Approach to Telehealth as a Therapist

    4. References

    1. Directions for Quiz and Certificate

    2. Quiz

    3. Evaluation

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About this course

  • 14 lessons

Course Description

In an increasingly digital world, mental health professionals are confronted with the unique ethical challenges of providing therapy through telehealth platforms. This course, "Ethical Approach to Telehealth as a Therapist," is designed to equip therapists with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate these challenges ethically and effectively. Participants will delve into the intricacies of informed consent, maintaining confidentiality, establishing professional boundaries, and ensuring cultural sensitivity in the telehealth context. Through real-world case studies and interactive discussions, this course will empower therapists to provide high-quality, ethically sound telehealth services while upholding the principles of client welfare and professional integrity. Whether you're an experienced practitioner transitioning to telehealth or a newcomer to the field, this course will help you build a strong ethical foundation for your telehealth practice.

Course Objectives:

  1. Familiarize participants with the ethical guidelines and legal framework governing telehealth practice.

  2. Explore the importance of informed consent and its application in the context of telehealth.

  3. Discuss strategies for maintaining confidentiality and privacy in telehealth interactions.

  4. Examine the establishment and maintenance of appropriate professional boundaries in telehealth settings.

  5. Enhance participants' understanding of competence and scope of practice within the telehealth context.

  6. Develop protocols for handling emergency situations during telehealth sessions.

  7. Promote cultural sensitivity and diversity awareness in telehealth interactions.

  8. Encourage participants to seek supervision and consultation when faced with ethical challenges in telehealth practice.

  9. Emphasize the need for ongoing evaluation and quality assurance in telehealth services.

Lead Trainer

Trainer Faith Iloka, LAC

Faith E. Iloka (she/her) is a Nigerian Mental Health Counselor who employs a collaborative and client-centered approach in her work with clients. Faith utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, art therapy, feminist-therapy, multicultural, and trauma-informed interventions to support and empower clients towards increased self-awareness and healthy coping skills. Faith’s interests lie at the intersections of mental health and wellness, creative arts, and race. Faith also incorporates spirituality as it relates to clients’ unique backgrounds and experiences. Faith works with clients to design an individualized treatment plan to help clients feel heard and held, and support clients as they transition from “surviving” to “thriving”. Faith received her BA in African American Studies from Princeton University and her Master of Education and Master of Arts degrees in Mental Health/Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University. Faith completed her Masters Externship at Baruch College Counseling Center. Faith’s areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, grief, multicultural issues, romantic/interpersonal relationship issues, self-esteem, stress/anger management, and trauma/racial trauma. Faith enjoys afrobeats, playwriting, traveling, thrifting/fashion, and trying new foods.

Certificates will be awarded after completion of the full Webinar and course evaluation.

Radiant Sunshine, #1403, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Radiant Sunshine maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/28/23 to 2/28/2026  Social workers completing this course receive 3-clinical continuing education credits. 

Find out whether your state or province accepts ACE approval.

Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP):

Radiant Sunshine has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7371. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.

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Refund Policy:   No refund will be given for the purchase of any course or webinar. 

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