Online Behavioral and Mental Health Services

Provider Spotlight: Kristina Belkevicius

Kristina Bielkevicius always knew she wanted to work in psychology. After studying psychology as an undergrad, she started working with the adult population with people with Alzheimer’s disease in a clinical setting. Realizing she really loved children, she began exploring how she could work in an educational setting and entered grad school to become a

PresenceLearning Recognizes 12 Educational Organizations with its 4th Annual Awards of Excellence

Schools, districts, and service agencies nationwide honored for their standout use of online therapy, organizational leadership, and improved student outcomes SAN FRANCISCO, September 26, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers, has recognized 12 educational organizations nationwide as winners in their 4th annual Awards of Excellence. Throughout

New PresenceLearning Webinar Series Helps Special Education Leaders and Clinicians Implement Intervention Strategies with Fidelity

New Fall 2017 series kicks off Tuesday, September 19, 2017 with behavioral management expert Dr. Howie Knoff SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers, is launching a free, three-part webinar series this fall for special education leaders and clinicians. The series, “Blueprints for

Randolph Academy Union Free School District Wins National Award for Supporting Students with Emotional and Behavioral Needs

District is one of six winners of PresenceLearning’s annual Award of Excellence recognizing outstanding leadership and student progress in special education SAN FRANCISCO, February 9, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related services providers, recently named Randolph Academy Union Free School District (Randolph Academy) in Randolph, NY as a

5 Tips for Organizing Your Home Office for Teletherapy

By Karin H. Koukeyan, CCC-SLP Working from home as a teletherapy provider provides a multitude of conveniences by allowing a flexible work schedule. However, there is an ongoing challenge faced by individuals who choose a work-from-home lifestyle. Balancing your professional life with your personal life continues to be an ongoing stressor for many. This obstacle

Telehealth Makes a NAME for itself at Medicaid Conference

Last fall, PresenceLearning presented at the National Alliance for Medicaid in Education (NAME) Conference in Bozeman, MT. In the session, titled “School Based Telehealth Services and Medicaid,” PresenceLearning’s Mark Mantel and Cameron Kilberg joined forces with Kevin Bauer, the Department Specialist at the Michigan Department of Community Health, and Mark Smith, the Agency Lead at

Is Teletherapy Just “Therapy on Skype”?

With mainstream technology like Skype and Facetime allowing people to chat face-to-face over long distances, it is a common misperception that teletherapy (also known as online therapy or telehealth) simply uses any videoconferencing tool to allow clinicians to connect with students or patients, perhaps holding up materials and flashcard p-5 bg-lightest mb-3s to the camera as

What are Your Staffing Priorities?

There are many reasons why districts and schools may feel they need more therapists on staff – seasonal spikes, unfilled vacancies, maternity/paternity leave or other factors all contribute to a district’s ability to manage caseloads and serve students. Every week, CASE Weekly Update polls subscribers, many of whom are CASE members, on various special education

PresenceLearning Names the Winners of its Third Annual Awards of Excellence

Six education organizations recognized for outstanding leadership and student progress in special education SAN FRANCISCO, December 8, 2016 – PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live, online special education related services, is pleased to announce the six winners of its 3rd annual Awards of Excellence, recognizing leadership, teamwork, and outstanding student progress. The winners of the

Mental Health: Closing the Gap between Diagnosis and Treatment

According to a recent report from the Child Mind Institute, almost 50 percent of the country’s children have been or will be diagnosed with a mental illness, but less than eight percent will seek treatment for that illness. This conclusion is just one of many stated in the “Children’s Mental Health Report” published this past