Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM



Cost Range


Host and Instructor

Host: NW Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)
Instructor: Dr. Chris Fore & Lucilla Mendoza


Dr. Chris Fore, Director, IHS TeleBehavioral Health Center of Excellence at Indian Health Service will present “Introduction to Telebehavioral Health for IHCPs”, covering topics such as defining telehealth, workflow considerations, configuring the space and privacy issues, billing and reimbursement and special considerations. Lucilla Mendoza, tribal behavioral health administrator with the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA), will attend as the HCA billing/IHCP expert to help field questions.

Please join the Northwest MHTTC and our Organizing Partners to provide the second of two webinars on Telebehavioral health.

This event, Session 2, is an open engagement/discussion among participants focused on addressing barriers and highlighting innovations in telebehavioral health, e.g., identify barriers with the delivery of telehealth such as access to technology, privacy, issues with physical location and comfort for providers and clients; highlight innovations being explored and discuss the positive outcomes rising to the surface during this rapid onset of telehealth.

Organizing Partners include the Behavioral Health Training, Workforce and Policy Innovation Center of the University of Washington's Behavioral Health Institute in partnership with the WA State Health Care Authority (HCA). Key Tribal Partners include the Indian Health Service's Telebehavioral Health Center of Excellence (TBHCE), the American Indian Health Commission (AIHC) of Washington State and others.