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Telehealth is taking off and turning dreams into reality for thousands of clinicians. You can regain control of your time and your life—and it’s easier than you might think. PresenceLearning works with SLPs, OTs, teachers, and behavioral and mental health professionals to meet the soaring demand for online special education services from school districts. Telehealth has allowed these clinicians to rise above traditional career constraints while delivering powerful therapy that changes kids’ lives. Is this model right for you? Get answers to your questions from experts who know what it takes to succeed as an independent telepractitioner. This lively 90-minute online panel presentation will cover just about everything you need to know to decide if now is the time for your new life to take flight.

Moderator: Shari Robertson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Presenters:

Melissa Jakubowitz, MS, CCC-SLP, BRS-CL, ASHA Fellow 2014
Marcus W. Rose, MSP, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Lisa Stacy, Professional Services Staffing Expert

Learning Outcomes
After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the basics of telepractice/telehealth: how it works, the research on the impact of telepractice on kids’ progress, the technology, and the practical requirements of delivering services online.
  • Describe the day-to-day life of a telepractitioner and identify personas for whom telehealth/telepractice is an ideal fit.
  • Summarize the different options for becoming an independent telepractitioner, including the licensing and credentialing requirements, basic business models and what you need to get started.
Time-ordered Agenda (90 minutes) *All times Eastern time
  • 1:00- 1:05 pm Introduction with Dr. Shari Robertson
  • 1:05- 1:25 pm The Age of Telepractice/Telehealth with Melissa Jakubowitz
  • 1:25- 1:45 pm Becoming a Telepractitioner as Your Next Career Move, with Lisa Stacy
  • 1:45- 2:05 pm Day in the Life of a Telepractioner: Practical Realities, with Marcus W. Rose
  • 2:05- 2:30 pm Audience Questions and Answers
Live the Possible Dream: Become an Independent Telepractitioner

Financial Disclosure:
Melissa Jakubowitz is an employee of PresenceLearning. PresenceLearning contracts with school districts to provide online special education services to school districts around the country. As part of this seminar, the focus will be on PresenceLearning best practices in working with the schools although other platforms will be mentioned.

Lisa Stacy is an employee of PresenceLearning. PresenceLearning contracts with school districts to provide online special education services to school districts around the country. As part of this seminar, the focus will be on PresenceLearning best practices in working with the schools although other platforms will be mentioned.

Marcus W. Rose is an employee of PresenceLearning. PresenceLearning contracts with school districts to provide online special education services to school districts around the country. As part of this seminar, the focus will be on PresenceLearning best practices in working with the schools although other platforms will be mentioned.

Nonfinancial:
No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

This webinar is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area)