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Considerations for the Provision of e-Therapy

Author: SAMHSA

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
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Course Summary

This course examines the provision of mental health services using electronic means (e-therapy), the technological mechanisms for delivering E-therapy, the appropriate uses for electronic therapies and the populations for which this modality may be used. In addition, the overview provides suggestions for potential uses of e-therapy and the benefits and challenges associated with this treatment.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Overview
  • Cultural and Linguistic Competence
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues
  • Administrative Issues

Learning Objectives

  • Identify which populations are appropriate for online therapy.
  • Describe various opinions of making diagnosis via e-therapy.
  • Identify the definition of cultural competence.
  • Describe recommended electronic security measures for e-therapy.


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