Upcoming events

    • 19 Jan 2018
    • 20 Jan 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • United Way Community Resource Center 50 Waugh Drive, Houston 77007
    • 1

    Image result for google image video conferenceEffective January 1, 2018, if you are providing any therapeutic services to clients via technology services (think email, phone, video conference) you must have completed 15 hours of training in best practices and ethics per the Texas State Board of Examiners.  Many of us already offer some services electronically and will need to become compliant with board requirements as soon as possible.  HAMFT has partnered with HGI to offer the required 15 hours of training to HAMFT members at the substantial discount of $185.  This training will be offered at this rate through HAMFT this one time only.  However, HGI will continue to offer this training in the future at their regular rate of $349.   See below for more details.  REGISTER NOW.


    Adriana Gil-Wilkerson, M.S., LMFT-Supervisor
    Sue Levin, Ph.D., LPC-Supervisor, LMFT-Supervisor
    Stephanie Gabel-Zepeda, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC

    The potential to use technology assisted services (TAS) in the practice of therapy, supervision, and learning has grown exponentially and continues to grow daily. This ability to serve in exciting new ways also comes with new issues and responsibilities that need to be addressed to ensure that we are using best practices with TAS. This training will address these issues and prepare you to implement technology easily and ethically into your practices.

    Attendees can expect to:

    • ·       Review new board rules in Texas about TAS
    • ·       Explore creative ways to engage clients using TAS
    • ·       Learn about variety of platform options
    • ·       Experience online engagement
    • ·       Discuss limits of TAS
    • ·       Understand how to manage crisis situations
    • ·       Learn how to update forms appropriately to incorporate TAS
    • ·       Discuss potential boundary issues with TAS
    • ·       Learn how to set up your optimum TAS work space
    • ·       Examine aspects of TAS etiquette
    • ·       Identify methods of payment using TAS
    • ·       Learn troubleshooting strategies when using TAS

    Tentative Schedule of this multi-day training*:
    Friday, January 19th from 9:00 to 5:00 pm (in person)
    Saturday, January 20th from 9:00 to 4:00 pm (in person)

    Cost Per Person


    Location of In-Person Training

    United Way Community Resource Center
    50 Waugh Drive, Houston 77007

    This training will provide 15 CEUs, with 3 hours of ethics.  


Check in and on-site registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Light breakfast bites and coffee will be served. 

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