Due to high volume of questions regarding what the requirements are from the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) regarding the use of teletherapy, we’re sharing their most recently updated statement, from April 2020:
BBS also has a page that is all-encompassing in regards to information regarding the Covid-19 pandemic:
Please click on this link to read the Order of Adoption for the Standards Of Telehealth Services, first published by BBS in 2016.
NASW-CA is also offering an online course:
We’re offering the course “Legal and Ethical Aspects of Telemental Health Services” which is worth 4 CEUs. This course includes “50 Practical Procedures for Telemental Health Practice”
Click on this link to read more info about the course and to purchase: https://www.socialworkweb.com/#/details/1711