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Telemental Health Certification Course: A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Virtual Sessions with Children, Adolescents and Families

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Appraise the legal and ethical challenges posed by telehealth for mental health professionals in a clinical setting.
  2. Specify youth safety and HIPAA compliance challenges associated with telemental health and its clinical implications.
  3. Analyze the evidence supporting the effectiveness of telemental health for children, adolescents, and families as it relates to clinical treatment.
  4. Analyze the utilization of technology in your sessions, both the hardware and software of telehealth to determine the best fit for individual practitioners.
  5. Determine the clinical implications of the unique policies and procedures needed for telehealth.
  6. Integrate play therapy interventions in a telehealth setting to promote communication skills in clients.
  7. Appraise privacy, security and confidentiality concerns related to technology use in clinical practice.
  8. Differentiate how client expectations differ for telehealth as compared to in-person therapy and what that means for clinical treatment.
  9. Assess and implement therapeutic game interventions in a telehealth environment.
  10. Assess and implement non-directive play therapy techniques in a telehealth environment.
  11. Assess and implement talk therapy techniques with children and adolescents in a telehealth setting.
  12. Demonstrate how to implement parent interventions to assess accurate real time information of child’s symptoms.

Outline

Getting Started

Legal & Ethical Considerations Logistics: Setting up & Practicing Telehealth Informed Consent & Special Issues Safety Planning – For You & Your Patient Age Appropriateness Navigating Traditional vs. Digital Talk Therapy Interventions Adapting Play Therapy with Online Games

Copyright : 12/21/2020

Building Personal Power and Navigating Stress: Yoga & Mindfulness Practices for School & Home

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Integrate yoga and mindfulness practices that interrupt intrusive thoughts and increase self-compassion.
  2. Assess how increased self-awareness and embodiment can support anxiety reduction and change children’s relationship to stress.
  3. Implement practices that support increased sense of safety and reduce overwhelm.
  4. Conduct simple practices that build students’ sense of personal power and agency.
  5. Determine when and how to introduce yoga and mindfulness practices to children in ways that maximize engagement.
  6. Apply key guidelines for sharing yoga and mindfulness practices with physical and emotional safety in mind.

Outline

Yoga & Mindfulness for Kids: Science and Safety

Reducing Overwhelm Soothing the Nervous System Managing Intrusive Thoughts

Copyright : 12/09/2020