This course will cover the benefits and the challenges of engaging in online therapy services or telemental health counseling. Learners will learn best practices for handling crises or challenging cases in telemental health and the importance of screening clients for appropriateness prior to engaging in telemental health. This training will provide overview of ethical and legal considerations in clinical work using online therapy services as a delivery modality.
1. Participants will learn some of the benefits and challenges involved in online therapy services.
2. Participants will learn some of the ethical and legal concerns important in utilizing online therapy.
3. Participants will learn how to utilize specific techniques and interventions to increase effectiveness in online therapy.