Telehealth Learning Series for SUD Treatment and Recovery Support Providers
By ATTC Network
The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, the Center for Excellence on Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI), the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, and the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the University of Nevada - Reno (UNR) partnered to host this 8-part national online discussion and resource sharing opportunity for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment providers and peer support specialists faced with transitioning their services to the use of telephone and videoconferencing methods in response to COVID-19 social dista
Nancy Roget, the Executive Director of the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies at the University of Nevada –Reno and Co-Director of the Mountain Plain ATTC Regional Center, and Paul Warren, a research project director at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Substance Use Disorders in association with Columbia University and Project Manager for the Northeast and Caribbean ATTC, discuss the “Top 5” tips for Managing Expectations and Coping with the Challenges of Transitioning to Telehealth.
Lisa Walker, MSW, LCSW, MCAP, and Darlene Schultz, BSEd, of Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness, share their top five tips for providing remote and telehealth recovery services and community support during COVID-19.
Kathy Wibberly, the Director of the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center located at the University of Virginia Karen S. Rheuban Center for Telehealth, gives her top five tips for successful implementation of telehealth services.
Mary Ellen Evers, LCSW, CAADC, a registered telebehavioral health clinician for mental health and addiction services and a telebehavioral health trainer for the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies shares her top five tips for engaging and interacting with clients/patients during telehealth encounters.
A review of best practices for billing for telehealth services to ensure reimbursement during COVID-19, presented by Kathy Wibberly, PhD, the director of the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center located at the University of Virginia.
Sandes Boulanger, LCSW, MCAP, the Vice President of Clinical Services for Operation Par, Inc., located in Florida, shares her top five tips for running group sessions and support via telehealth during COVID-19.
The Center for Excellence for Protected Health Information presents key points around privacy, HIPAA, and confidentiality when providing telehealth beheavioral health and addiction services, with Jacqueline Seitz, JD; CoE-PHI, Christine Khaikin, JD; CoE-PHI, and Michael Graziano.
Mary Ellen Evers, LCSW, CAADC, a registered telebehavioral health clinician for mental health and addiction services and a telebehavioral health trainer for the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies shares her top five clinical best practices for providing services via telehealth platforms.