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A Primer in Telehealth Services for Providers, Caregivers, and Individuals with Special Needs

May 6, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT


About this webinar:

In this we provide a brief overview of telehealth and its effectiveness, risk, benefits, and best practices. Potential uses of telehealth services and how to prepare for their use as a provider, caregiver, and end user are also introduced.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the difference between the different modalities and applications of telehealth.
  • Understand the benefits and risks of telehealth services for patients and providers.
  • Reflect on telehealth’s effectiveness, resistance, and telehealth trends.
  • Understand the difference between ethics, laws, and guidelines in telehealth.
  • Gain a better understanding of how to establish practices that provide a foundation for safety, effectiveness, and usability of telehealth services.


Carly E. McCord, Ph.D.
Director of Telebehavioral Care, Licensed Psychologist
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine
Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

Carly E. McCord, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and the Director of TeleBehavioral Care at the Texas A&M Health Science Center. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Educational Psychology.  She has a proven and documented expertise in providing high-quality mental health services via long-distance technology, engaging rural communities to reduce mental health disparities, and starting a successful and innovative training and supervision model for telepsychology.  She systematically studies the mental health needs of clients of the TBC and the communities in which they reside, develops and refines intervention approaches, investigates the effectiveness of interventions, and evaluates satisfaction with services. In both research and practice she is well-versed in underserved populations, training and supervision, and telehealth.

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Continuing Education

  • Certificates of Attendance are available for providers interested in documenting their training activities.

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May 6, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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