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Ethical Considerations for Delivering ABA Services via Telemedicine (in Partnership with TN DIDD)

Date: April 03, 2020

Time: 1:30PM to 2:30PM

Location: Online: Zoom Link Provided With Registration


VKC TRIAD and the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (TN DIDD) invite BCBA’s/LBA’s to join us for an introductory overview of key ethical considerations in delivering behavior analytic services via telemedicine. VKC TRIAD regularly uses various modes of telepractice to reach and support families and educators in rural and low resource communities, and will share foundational information based on lessons learned and a broad expertise across a variety of telemedicine-based programming. This Webinar is hosted by TN DIDD, but is open to non-DIDD providers.

Presenters
- John Staubitz, Lauren Shibley, and Pablo Juárez are all TRIAD BCBAs with experience using teleconsultation, primarily in schools

Purpose
- Highlight ethical considerations for planning and delivering behavior analytic service enhanced through telehealth
- Describe a process for individualizing a service model that incorporates evidence-based therapeutic approaches that a consultant can deliver remotely

Intended audience
- BCBAs, BCaBAs, and RBTs who serve clients through the DIDD system or that have similar client needs and characteristics (e.g. age 18+ with I/DD)

Topics covered
- Determining client needs, selecting appropriate assessment/treatment pathways, and supporting service delivery through telehealth

Topics not covered

  • Billing or insurance regulations relative to telehealth
  • COVID-19-specific regulations, guidance, or recommendations
  • Role of licensure in providing telehealth


For accessibility information or to request an accommodation

Contact kc@vumc.org or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).