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Telemental Health: Expanding the Digital Frontier

Sep 23, 2016 08:30am -
Sep 23, 2016 03:30pm

Event Description

PLEASE NOTE: The conference is FULL.

There will not be any on-site registration available.

William James College Telemental Health Conference

Telemental Health: Expanding the Digital Frontier

Friday, September 23, 2016 | 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Newton Marriott Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA

Conference Coordinator: David Herzog, MD

Co-Sponsors: American Well; Arcadian Telepsychiatry; Association for Behavioral Healthcare, (ABH); Nancy Harris; Health Resources Services Administration, (HRSA); iHope Network; Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, (MaMHCA); National Association of Social Workers– MA Chapter, (NASW/MA); New England Rural Health Roundtable; Northeast Telehealth Resource Center | MCD Public Health, (NETRC), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, (SAMHSA); TriVox Health

Web, mobile and sensor technologies offer opportunities to expand your clinical practice and interact with a wide variety of clients.  Learn about advances in digital behavioral health and implications for clinical care and population health. Gain knowledge of up-and-coming digital interventions for behavioral health practitioners, study the reimbursement, licensure and ethics involved in telemental health, and learn how to incorporate effective digital intervention technology into your own practice.

Keynote Addresses

Advances in Digital Behavioral Health: Implications for Clinical Practice and Population Health
David K. Ahern, PhD, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Crowdsourcing Mental Health
Robert R. Morris, PhD, Co-Founder, Koko

Telemental Health: For Whom, What, When?
Steven E. Locke, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder, iHope Network

Connecting Emotion, Brain, and Behavior with Wearables
Rosalind W. Picard, ScD, FIEEE Professor, MIT Media Laboratory


Panel Discussion Regulations, Licensure, Interstate Issues, Reimbursement

  • Moderator: Steven Locke, MD
  • Kofi Jones, Vice President of Government Affairs, American Well
  • Sandra DeJong, MD, MSc, Director of Child Psychiatry Training, Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Ken Duckworth, MD, Director for Behavioral Health, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Representative Elizabeth Malia, Chair, Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives


Call to Action

Caroline McCabe, PsyD, Director, Leadership and Team Intelligence for Human Resources, Cisco

Break-out sessions: Three separate, concurrent workshops

  • How to Get Started in Telemental Health
    Jay Ostrowski, MA, Chief Executive Officer, Behavioral Health Innovation
  • Administrative Implementation of Telehealth
    Jennifer K. Gentile, PsyD, Director of Psychological Services; Lindsay Henderson, PsyD, Assistant Director of Psychological Services; and Jennifer Tsappis, LICSW, Lead Social Worker, American Well Online Care Group, LLC
  • Advanced Topics in Telemental Health - Lessions from the Yale/VA National Telehealth Program
    Yale Faculty/National Telemental Health Center Multidisciplinary Panel: Albert Arias, MD, MS; Toral Surti, MD, PhD; Pamela Hoffman, MD; Erica Abel, PhD; Katharine Tuozzo, MSN, RN

Program Code: TH16 | 6 CE Credits | Fee: $170

Graduate Students, General Public, Other Professionals | No CE Credits | $85

Event Type:Continuing Education Program
Category:Innovators - Clinical Practice
Early registration ends on May 23, 2016.
Regular registration starts on May 24, 2016 and ends on Sep 12, 2016.
Late registration starts on Sep 13, 2016.



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