WRCAC Telemental Health Resource Center


Telemental Health Documentation: 5 Things to Write Down This webpage, provided by Person Centered Tech, describes to readers the essential pieces of telemental health sessions that should be documented before providers proceed with their clients. The article goes over topics like secure spaces, identity confirmation, safety planning and how appropriate telemental health is for the client

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology: Health IT Playbook This site provides information on electronic health records for clinical documentation and care coordination for behavioral health providers. 

14 Essential Telemental Health Informed Consent Elements  This webinar provided by the Telebehavioral Health Institute reviews the in’s and out’s of the process of getting informed consent forms signed and returned in a secure and ethical manner. 

Telebehavioral Health Institute Informed Consent Library (TBI, 2017) PDF This document provides mental health professionals with a list of potential informed consent topics that would be relevant to their practice, that can be later discussed with a telehealth attorney and malpractice carrier for final development. 

Example Consent Forms

Child and Adolescent/Adult Behavioral Health Clinics Informed Consent for Telehealth Consultations PDF

Telehealth Outreach Program – Screen (Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center) PDF

Telehealth Outreach Program – Clinical Consent for Treatment (Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center) PDF

Telehealth Outreach Program – Informed Consent (Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center) PDF

Telemental Health Informed Consent (NASW) PDF

Informed Consent for In-Person Clinical Social Work Services During COVID-19 Pandemic (NASW) PDF