Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services
Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services Course Objectives and Outline:
- Describe at least two Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) phone or web-based interventions designed to treat depression.
- Identify at least one clinical advantage of using telephone administered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
- Identify at least one clinical advantage of phone-based interventions for depression.
- Explain at least two reasons why rural residents of nursing homes, American Indian veterans, and people who are incarcerated have had therapeutic success using video conferencing technology.
- Discuss at least two clinical advantages of video conferencing for clients living in rural or remote areas.
- Explain at least one clinical advantage of video conferencing for American Indian veterans, residents of nursing homes, or people who are incarcerated.
- Describe at least two self-directed, web-based, and computer-based therapeutic tools.
- Describe at least two therapeutic uses of technology, whether they are delivered via telephone or computer.
- Discuss at least two key administrative and/or clinical issues in the therapeutic use use of new technologies.
- Section 1—A Review of the Literature
- Understanding Technologies
- Promise of Technology for Specific Populations
- Technology To Aid in Substance Use Disorder Prevention
- Technology To Aid in Mental Health Promotion
- Technology in the Treatment of Mental Illness
- Promoting Compliance, Engagement, and Retention
- Technology in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
- Administrative Issues in the Use of New Technologies
- Section 2—Links to Select Abstracts
- Section 3—General Bibliography
Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
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