WRCAC Telemental Health Resource Center


Success Story of Online Counseling and Clinical Supervision This short video presented by the Telehealth Certification Institute interviewed Elizabeth Grady, LPC, LPCS, DCC to discuss how she prepared for and implemented an online clinical supervision model in North Carolina. 

Telebehavioral Health Delivery of Clinical Supervision Trainings in Rural Alaska: An Emerging Best Practices Model for Rural Practitioners (Nelson et al., 2012) This paper describes emerging best practices in training professionals in the field of telebehavioral health by reviewing the Alaska Rural Behavioral Health Training Academy (ARBHTA) model. The ARBHTA uses teleconferencing, web based platform document sharing and life size video conferencing to provide clinical supervision for professionals using telebehavioral health services. 

Crisis in the Behavioral Health Classroom: Enhancing Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Telehealth Training (Callan, Maheu & Bucky, 2017)  This chapter from the book Career Paths in Telemental Health, describes the need for continuous telemental health training and provides six specific training needs for TMH trainees and professionals. 

Technology-Based Clinical Supervision: A Practical Guide Previously recorded during the 2017 NFAR Technology Summit, Dr. Rousmaniere will review recent research on technology-based clinical supervision and provide practical guidance on best practices in using technology in supervision (how to use it, when to use it, and when not to use it), with a special focus on regulatory compliance, confidentiality, and security. Summit participants will be able to list three benefits and three challenges of technology-based supervision and describe three methods to enhance confidentiality and security in technology-based supervision after attending this presentation.

Ethical Framework for the Use of Technology in Supervision (Stretch, Nagel & Anthony, 2012) This article provides ethical and statutory considerations for those engaging in online clinical supervision. Topics include: informed consent, supervisor qualifications, supervisee and client considerations, modes of communication, technological issues, contracts, records, security encryption and confidentiality, gatekeeping and research.