Tips and tricks to keep your child telehealth sessions interesting and ethically/legally sound

Interview-style, with Elizabeth Irias, LMFT

  • Course Description

    In this engaging interview, listeners learn how to provide teletherapy services to children and adolescents, focusing on the use of directive and creative interventions. Consideration of legal and ethical concerns due to the medium and population are also highlighted to increase clinical understanding.

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: Describe three legal and/or ethical considerations when providing teletherapy to children and adolescents; List one therapy intervention that does not require supplies, one intervention that does require supplies, and one movement intervention; Identify at least one way to establish privacy within the client in their home setting

    Target Audience and Instructional Level
    This course is intended for psychologists, therapists, social workers, clinical counselors, and addiction counselors. Instructional level: Intermediate

  • How To Take This Course

    In order to receive a certificate of completion reflecting the associated CE credit hour, you must:
    #1: Have an active Clearly Clinical membership
    #2: Listen to the corresponding course podcast
    #3: Log into your Clearly Clinical account and achieve a passing grade on the post-presentation test (the test has ten questions and you must earn a score of at least 80%; you are able to re-test)
    #4: Complete the required course evaluation.

    Course requirements (including the course audio, post-test, and course evaluation) can be completed on a computer or mobile device via your Clearly Clinical account.

  • Course Format

    This high-quality and interesting course contains a one-hour audio podcast interview, which is available for free via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or your other favorite podcast providers. You can also listen to and download the file via the course player.

  • Commercial Support

    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for this CE program, content, sponsor, or instructor.

  • Certificate Access Details

    Once you've completed the course, your certificate will automatically populate in the 'Certificate' section of your account; it will also be emailed to you. Access to completion certificate will expire 365 days after issuance. Course certificates will be on file for ten (10) years from date of course completion.

Expert Interviewee and Interviewer

Ariel Landrum, LMFT

Teletherapy and ESA Expert

Ariel Landrum is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Art Therapist and Clinical Director of Guidance Teletherapy. She is a proud Filipino American currently practicing out of Reseda, California. She is a self-identified “geek therapist,” who enjoys using pop culture in her treatment work. Her father was in the military for 24 years which resulted in her growing up on in four countries, four US states, and one US territory. Ariel has worked in school, home-based, military bases, hospital, residential, and methadone clinic settings. She has worked with couples, families, children, adolescents, and groups. Populations and issues she specializes in includes struggles for military members and their families, LGBTQ+ issues, and surviving childhood sexual assault. She started Guidance Teletherapy Coop in hopes of providing affordable mental health treatment to individuals throughout the U.S. and increase support for therapists in private practice.

Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias, MS, LMFT


Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias (she/her) is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and the Founder and President of Clearly Clinical. She has specializations in Clinical Documentation, Best Practice, and Utilization Review, and works closely with clinical teams across the US as a trainer and national conference presenter. She operates a private practice in Westlake Village, CA, where she provides therapy to adolescent/young adult clients, members of the LGBTQ population, and those with addictive disorders. Beth is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in the Graduate Psychology and Education department. She also has two young children, a super cool spouse who helps out with Clearly Clinical, and two rescue dogs.

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