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Counselors, coaches and sober companions help hundreds of thousands of people affected by Addictions and Mental Health issues each year. Learn about the current research and practical counseling tools to improve your skills and provide the best possible services. Counselor Toolbox targets counselors, coaches and companions, but can also provide useful counseling self-help tools for persons struggling with these issues and their loved ones. AllCEUs is an approved counseling continuing education provider for addiction and mental health counselors in most states. CEs are available for each episode.
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141 Technology Assisted Care SAMHSA TIP 60
4 days ago
Using Technology Based Tools in Behavioral Health
Best Practices for Improving Access
Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC
Executive Director: AllCEUs.com Counselor education
Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery
Counseling CEUs are available for this podcast at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/search?q=etherapy
~ Explore the benefits and drawbacks to technology assisted counseling
~ Learn about some of the different technology tools available
~ Identify ways technology can be used in your practice to enhance client success and be culturally responsive
Why Use It
~ Mobile devices are becoming universal in our culture.
~ The use of electronic media and information technologies in behavioral health treatment is rapidly gaining acceptance.
~ Technology allows alternative models of care to be offered to clients with specific needs that limit their ability or interest in participating in more conventional settings
~ Technology-assisted care (TAC) can reach many people otherwise unable to access services
Why Use It
~ Useful in a wide variety of settings, including
~ The home
~ Community organizations
~ Emergency rooms
~ Healthcare providers' offices
~ Via mobile devices and online social networks.
Why Use It
~ TAC is often accessible on demand at the user's convenience, thus reducing barriers to access.
~ Some reduced cost can be passed on to the client
~ Facilitates coordination of services and care management between providers
~ Millennials grew up communicating through chat and are most comfortable with those modalities
Why Use It–Adolescents
~ Several studies underscore the acceptability and appeal to youths of computer-delivered interventions
~ Significant barriers to adolescents' participation in addiction treatment may be addressed by internet-based addiction services
~ Many youths report interactive computer learning environments
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