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Telemental Health: Legal Considerations for Social Workers

Anne B. Camper, General Counsel and Elizabeth M. Felton, JD, LICSW, Associate Counsel

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Telemental Health: Legal Considerations for Social Workers


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Telemental health is the practice of delivering clinical health care services via technology assisted media or other electronic means between a practitioner and a client who are located in two different locations. Treatment is considered to take place where the client is. With telemental health, social workers must make sure they are practicing legally and ethically; following state licensure regulations; and adhering to state and federal practice guidelines and payer contract agreements.


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