Gain Knowledge. Demonstrate Competence.

Understand the technology, ethical considerations, and privacy regulations behind clinical services provided via telepractice.

Enroll in Module 1: Technology

Course curriculum

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    Part 1: Workspace and Platforms
    • Introduction to Workspace and Platforms
    • Workspace and Platforms Learning Objectives
    • Workspace: Setting up your "Set up"
    • Sample Set-Up
    • Quiz: Setting Up Your Set Up
    • Setting up your Client's Space
    • Controlling the Environment: Safety
    • Platforms for Telepractice
    • Platform Features
    • Platform Features Video
    • Platform Features: Ease of Use
    • Platforms: Do you need to choose just one?
    • Platform Features Quiz
    • Takeaways for Natasha and David
    • Workspace and Platforms: Additional Resources
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    Part 2: Ethics, Licensure and Privacy Considerations
    • Introduction to Ethics, Licensure and Privacy Considerations
    • Ethics, Licensure and Privacy Learning Objectives
    • Ethical Considerations
    • What About Licensure?
    • How Many State Licenses do you Need?
    • Licensure compacts? A License for Every State?
    • International Telepractice
    • Quiz: Licensure
    • What is HIPAA?
    • More on HIPAA...
    • Quiz: HIPAA
    • Does HIPAA Regulate You?
    • What does HIPAA Require of Professionals?
    • HIPAA in a Telepractice Clinic
    • Quiz: HIPAA and your work
    • Business Associate Agreements
    • Is a HIPAA-Compliant Platform Enough?
    • HIPAA Compliance & Platorms: Your Turn
    • Quiz: HIPAA Compliance & Platforms
    • What is FERPA?
    • Privacy Guidelines for Schools
    • Other Privacy Considerations
    • Quiz: FERPA
    • Takeaways for Natasha and David
    • Ethics and Privacy: Additional Resources
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    Part 3: Internet Basics
    • Internet Basics: Introduction
    • Internet Basics Learning Objectives
    • How the Internet Works
    • What is the Internet?
    • Downloads and uploads
    • Internet Basics Quiz #1
    • Videos
    • What is Bandwidth?
    • Internet Basics Quiz #2
    • What is YOUR Bandwidth?
    • Quiz: What is YOUR bandwidth?
    • Internet Basics: Additional Resources


  • Gina Ossanna


    Gina Ossanna

    Gina Ossanna, MS CCC-SLP is the Professional Development Coordinator and CF Supervisor for The Hello Foundation. She also works as an SLP and AT specialist in a variety of school-based settings.


  • Kira Wright


    Kira Wright

    Kira Wright, MS, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist and Director of School-Based Services for The Hello Foundation, where she coaches and problem-solves with clinicians providing services in the public schools and via online therapy. She also works as a school-based SLP, providing services through a hybrid model of onsite time, SLPA supervision, and streaming video.