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  • Telepsychiatry Toolkit :APA's Telepsychiatry Toolkit was developed by the APA Work Group on Telepsychiatry. It is an evolving resource for members who want to learn about the various aspects of telepsychiatry, including clinical, training, and policy considerations. As new topics emerge, more resources and information will be added to this toolkit. It covers topics from History, training, practice/clinical, reimbursement and legal issues from leading psychiatrists.

Best Practices in Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health: The APA and the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) have also released “Best Practices in Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health,” a guide for mental health providers who want to begin using interactive videoconferencing to offer services to their patients.The guide was written by a group of members from APA’s Committee on Telepsychiatry and the ATA’s Telemental Health Specialist Interest Group. The document is a consolidated update of APA and ATA resources in telemental health and provides an overview of the use of clinical videoconferencing as a treatment medium.

  • Families USA Medicaid Waiver Advocacy Toolkit : Use the resources in this toolkit to speak up for the people in your state who could be harmed by restrictive Section 1115 Medicaid waivers.

  • The APA has released a toolkit for its members to help address the issues unique to practicing telepsychiatry with children and adolescents. We will put this link in the Toolkit section of our website but for a quick look at it click below to learn more.


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