Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102869
About the Course:
Depression is expected to be the leading cause of disability worldwide by 2030. Rural areas without access to traditional therapeutic interventions may be most susceptible to continued or exacerbated problems with depression. This quantitative study explores the efficacy of a supportive text messaging mobile health intervention in analyzing differences in Beck Depression Inventory scores and in visual analogue scales scores.
This course is based on the article, Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial of Supportive Text Messages for Patients with Depression created by Vincent I. O. Ayapong, PhD, et al. in 2017.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
To describe the importance of assisting rural communities to access good behavioral health services
To describe the impact of supportive text messages for clients in treatment for depression in rural communities
To identify benefits of using of technology to augment treatment of behavioral disorders
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