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  • 2024 NRTRC TeleBehavioral Health Series

    Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center

    The Behavioral Health Institute is pleased to continue to offer the TeleBehavioral Health Training series, now in partnership with the Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center.

    Please join us every third Friday each month, January through December 2024, at 11 am - 12 pm (PT) for our TeleBehavioral Health CME/CEU accredited 501 series presentations.

    In 2024, TeleBehavioral Health 501 will continue to explore new ways to enhance quality of care with TeleBehavioral Health for specific patient populations and services, as well as provide information about developing telebehavioral health technologies and applications, and updates on telebehavioral health policy.We invite you to join us for our first presentations for the 2024 series:

    Medical & Psychiatry Emergency Planning
    Jennifer Erickson, DO is a board-certified psychiatrist, consultation liaison psychiatrist, and neuropsychiatrist.
    She developed an interest in telehealth as part a several projects that including working with, through and around pre-pandemic rules/regulations. She is looking forward to applying these lessons to her new grant funded project to help launch a new TBI behavioral health ECHO program.
    Telehealth and TeleBehavioral / TeleMental Health Policy Update
    Mei Wa Kwong, JD has over two decades of experience in state and federal policy work. She is the Executive Director for the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP), the federally designated National Telehealth Policy Resource Center.
    She has written numerous policy briefs, crafted state legislation and led several coalition efforts on a variety of issues. Ms. Kwong has published articles on telehealth policy, is recognized as an expert in her field and has been consulted by state and federal lawmakers on telehealth legislation and policy. Ms. Kwong is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School.
    Telehealth and Substance Use Disorder Treatment
    Mark Duncan, MD is dually trained in addiction psychiatry and family medicine and is an Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington.
    His work focuses on increasing the integration of substance use disorder services to primary care settings across the state of Washington. His areas of experience in telehealth includes delivering direct patient care, supporting providers via the Provider Consultation hotline and UW Psychiatry and Addiction Case Consultation ECHO clinic, and the use of a smart phone app to deliver contingency management.
    TeleBehavioral Health Series Objectives:
    Upon completion of each activity, attendees should be able to:
    • Describe ways that TeleBehavioral Health skills can be tailored to provide care to a variety of patient populations.
    • Describe methods that can be utilized when providing TeleBehavioral Health care while maintaining professional standards of care.
    • Describe and incorporate current policies with the latest telehealth technologies to provide effective care.
    You are invited to attend all webinars but must register for each webinar separately.
    Additional Information
    For more information about all upcoming 2024 TeleBehavioral Health 501 webinar topics and presenters, please visit our event calendar.
    If you are interested in CME/CEU credits or would like to view all past presentations in the TeleBehavioral Health series, including 101, 201, 301, and 401, please visit our Past Presentations webpage.
    We look forward to you joining us!
    The TeleBehavioral Health Training Team

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