1.5 credit hours
This course examines the benefits and risks of virtual therapy. Virtual therapy has been a must over the pandemic and continue to grow and evolve in the mental health industry. Randi Williams, Dr. Letitia Browne-James, and Dr. Carla review what to consider when conducting virtual therapy and how to make the most of technology in practice.
Access different perspectives on tele-health model and how to execute therapeutic methods virtually.
Address compliance issues when conducting tele-therapy including HIPAA and cybersecurity.
Identify how to prioritize client needs and honor client’s privacy in sessions.
Analyze the ethical considerations behind tele-therapy and protective practices to consider.
Virtual therapy - an ever-evolving topic with so many facets to explore. We narrowed it down to a few aspects: security, compliance, and access. Looking at the benefits and risks of virtual therapy and even down to what we call it… virtual therapy, tele-therapy, telehealth therapy, and why.
There are multiple ways to incorporate safety into the conversation with clients in a non obtrusive way. Our panelists discuss the balance of prioritizing client’s needs and practicing ethically. Flexible while ethical is not always easy.
This course includes a role play of an initial call where the therapist (Letitia) sets the ground rules and expectations for a client (Randi) starting out in virtual therapy.
Motivo Learning is an authentic education experience made with the clinician in mind. Our topics are relevant and multi-faceted. Our diverse network of panelists are subject matter experts in their field of study. Our product is easy to access and navigate. Our customer is every clinician that wants to learn, grow, and adapt to the current climate.
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Addiction Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Professional/Mental Health Counselor, Social Worker
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)