TeleBehavioral Health

The TeleBehavioral Health training series is a free monthly webinar open to anyone providing services to individuals who live with mental health and substance use issues.

This Zoom-based series takes place the third Friday of each month, January through December 2024, from 11 am – 12 pm (PT). 

The TeleBehavioral Health training series is intended to provide comprehensive, practical and up-to-date information and guidance for providing standard of care telebehavioral health services: 

  • TeleBehavioral Health 101 introduced the fundamentals of conducting telebehavioral health services. 
  • TeleBehavioral Health 201 focused on developing a broad knowledge base and skills for telebehavioral health care and digital health. 
  • TeleBehavioral Health 301 explored leveraging telebehavioral health to enhance the quality of care across various clinical arenas. 
  • TeleBehavioral Health 401 looked at innovative methods for enhancing the quality of care using telebehavioral health, particularly for specific patient populations and services, and provided insights into evolving technologies and policies impacting telebehavioral health. 
  • TeleBehavioral Health 501 this series is currently offered via live interactive webinar (see the 501 Series tab below for more information).  

To view past webinars (for no credit) from this series, visit our Past Presentations page.

To engage in the online version of the TeleBehavioral Health Training series, which offers a Certificate of Completion (no cost) and Continuing Medical Education credits (nominal processing fee), please go to the Accredited On-Demand Sessions tab below.

TeleBehavioral Health 501 Series

We are pleased to partner with the Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center to offer TeleBehavioral Health 501, where we dive deeper into TeleBehavioral Health, with a focus on innovation, and enhancing the quality of care for specific patient populations and services, as well as providing updates on telehealth technologies and policy. This series will provide valuable insights, whether you’re a seasoned professional or new to the field, and all are welcome to join this exploration of the evolving landscape of TeleBehavioral Health. 

Upon completion of each webinar evaluation, a Certificate of Completion and CEUs are available at no cost. This series is also accredited by the National Association of Social Workers (credits available at no cost), and for Continuing Medical Education (credits are available for a nominal fee). Please visit the Continuing Education & Accreditation page.

You are welcome to attend any of the 501 sessions, regardless of whether you have attended the 101, 201, 301 or 401 series. 

The 501 TeleBehavioral Health series includes: 

  1. Medical & Psychiatry Emergency Planning
  2. Telehealth and TeleBehavioral/TeleMental Health Policy Update
  3. Telehealth and Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  4. Understanding the Digital Divide and Practical Tips to Consider for Your Clinic
  5. Trauma-focused Treatment for Children over Telehealth  
  6. TBD 
  7. The Nitty Gritty of Billing for TeleBehavioral Health
  8. TBD 
  9. Best Practices for Telemental Health with Clients who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind and/or Hearing Impaired
  10. Principles and Guidelines for Telehealth & Aging
  11. Working with Interpreters in TeleBehavioral Health
  12. TeleGroup Therapy – A Deeper Dive

To view past webinars from this series, visit our Past Presentations page.

TeleBehavioral Health 501 Series Learning Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to: 

  • Describe ways that TeleBehavioral Health skills can be tailored to provide care to a variety of patient populations. 
  • Describe methods that can be utilized when providing TeleBehavioral Health care while maintaining professional standards of care. 
  • Describe and incorporate current policies with the latest telehealth technologies to provide effective care. 

On-Demand TeleBehavioral Health Sessions

Thanks to our partnership with the Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center (NRTRC), our TeleBehavioral Health 101, 201, and 301 series are now accessible on-demand, free of charge. These accredited training sessions, accredited by Continuing Medical Education (CME), offer a comprehensive curriculum focused on the delivery of behavioral health services using telehealth and other digital technologies. 

Key Features: 

  • Gain a broad knowledge base and practical information for providing high quality, professional telebehavioral health services. 
  • Engage in sessions at your own pace and in any order that suits you. 
  • Complete a session evaluation for a personalized Certificate of Completion. 
  • Each session offers 1 credit of Continuing Medical Education (CME) for a nominal fee, For more information, please visit the Continuing Education & Accreditation page.

 Important Note for Washington State Providers: 

The TeleBehavioral Health 101 – Introduction to TeleBehavioral Health and Policy Overview module satisfies the telehealth training requirements outlined by Washington SSB6061, effective January 2021.  

 To Enroll:  please click the links below to enroll in the following series: 

For any questions or assistance, please reach out to us at

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TeleBehavioral Health Planning Team
Many people contribute to our TeleBehavioral Health series. Our Core Team works on the long-term, weekly, and day-of aspects of the series, and includes:

Bradford Felker MD, Clinical Lead,
Cara Towle RN MSN, Program Lead,
Topher Jerome, Zoom Lead,