This course is based on two articles that looked at how Covid 19 impacted transitions to telehealth services for adolescents and children in the New York/New Jersey area. The articles discuss the process for implementing this change as well as the challenges faced by both clients and clinicians when using telehealth services. A discussion of how different populations responded to telehealth and some of the advantages of telehealth services are included in this course.
The content for this course is data-heavy and technical in tone.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Children and Telehealth in Mental Healthcare: What We Have Learned from Covid 19 and 40,000+ Sessions created by Gabriel Hoffnung, Ph.D. in 2021 and the article COVID-19 pandemic-related transition to telehealth in child and adolescent mental health created by Leslie K. Moorman, LCSW in 2022.
Psych Res Clin Pract. 3:3, 2021; Family Relations. 2022;71:7–17. 2021
Course Material Authors
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Gabriel Hoffnung, Ph.D.
Dr. Hoffnung is a licensed Psychologist and the Assistant Director at the Center for Behavioral Health Informatics. He has published two articles on telehealth and children.
Leslie K. Moorman, LCSW
Leslie Moorman is an adjunct professor at Montclair State University. She has held positions as the Director of a Full and Half Day Child and Adolescent Partial Hospital Program and Director of the Union County Children's Mobile Response and Stabilization System. She is a certified Nurtured Heart Approach (NHA) trainer.
Crystal J. Lockett-Thomas is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider and Nationally Certified Counselor. She has have training and certification in Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma Focused therapies and Moral Reconation Therapy. In addition to her private practice, Crystal also serves as an Adjunct Faculty member for the Collin College educational system and has presented multiple continuing education programs.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of how COVID 19 impacted the delivery of telehealth services for children and adolescents in the New York/New Jersey area
Identify modifications and best practices when implementing telehealth services for this population
List two limitations and challenges for providers when offering telehealth services to children and adolescents
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Course Creator: Crystal Lockett-Thomas
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