Article course by Daniel Stewart, PhD, LPCC
Chair, CALPCC Ethics Committee
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has become mode and the delivery of behavioral healthcare services for individuals in California and across the nation. There are a number of advantages to the use of telehealth methods that can benefit both the professional clinical counselor and their client; however, there are also ethical and legal considerations that professionals need to be aware of when choosing this mode of service.
Note: As an exception, Associates can apply this course’s CEUs toward BBS Telehealth course requirements for Associate renewals and licensure requirements. Normally, our CEUs apply to LPCCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, or LEPs only as required by the BBS.