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Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

About the Course:

This course examines the role and implementation of telehealth in the treatment of Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Substance Use Disorders (SUD.) It includes an issue brief, what the research tells us, guidance for implementing evidence-based practices, and examples of treatment implementation in treatment programs.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders created by SAMHSA in 2021.

Publication Date:

Jan 2021

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Course Creator

Elizabeth Mosco, Ph.D., PMH-C, CPLC

Elizabeth Mosco, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in Reno, NV. She opened a private practice
after 10 years of conducting home-based assessment and therapy with the VA Sierra Nevada
Health Care System. Dr. Mosco’s clinical interests include maternal mental health, older adults,
and third wave cognitive behavioral therapies.

Recommended For:

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

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe current landscape of telehealth, including its need, benefits, and challenges for the treatment of SMI and SUD along adults.

  2. Summarize the telehealth research to date and list the evidenced-based behavioral approaches evaluated via telehealth.

  3. Summarize implementation practices for telehealth.

  4. Identify at least 3 lessons learned from example telehealth treatment programs.

Course Material

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Course Material

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Course Number 103126
3.5 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: $20.90 No exam fee with a membership package!

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