Date & Time
Sunday, July 16, 2023, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
326 Behavioral Telehealth: Best Practices to Decrease Legal Liability

The pandemic brought many changes to correctional health care, including significantly increased use of technology to deliver services. Along with any innovation comes risk. This session will identify and then solve some of the legal nuances specific to the delivery of correctional mental health services through telehealth, including a discussion of best practices going forward in this rapidly developing area of mental health care.

Educational Objectives

  • Review current state and federal laws governing behavioral telehealth and the application of those laws in correctional health care
  • Discuss litigation relating to behavioral telehealth and how those claims differ from the more traditional claims in our industry
  • Identify best practices going forward in the rapidly developing area of behavioral telehealth

Level: Intermediate