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Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services-A Practical Guide for the Provision of Behavioral Health Services

About the Course:

Digital media and resources, such as email, smartphone/tablet ap­plications (apps), online forums, Web sites, DVDs, CD-ROMs, blogs, computer software, online social networks, telephone and tele-video communication, and mobile devices are becoming univer­sal in our culture. The use of electronic media and information technologies in behavioral health treatment, recovery support, and prevention programs is rapidly gaining acceptance. Technology-based assessments and interventions are important therapeutic tools that clinicians can integrate into their work with clients. This course uses vignettes to demonstrate the application of these new technologies and discusses pitfalls and problems.

This course is based on the article, Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services-A Practical Guide for the Provision of Behavioral Health Services created by SAMHSA in 2015.

Publication Date:

2015

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the various methods of using technology to treat patients.

  2. Identify the evidence-based methods to use.

  3. List potential pitfalls of TAC’s

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Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services in PDF format

This exam only covers Part 1 Chapter 1

References begin on page 139.

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Course Number 102443
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