Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services
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Course Created: 2015
Practice Level: Intermediate
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. SAMHSA leads public health efforts that advance the behavioral health of the nation. On samhsa.gov SAMHSA states that its mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on communities in America.
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The use of electronic media and information technologies in behavioral health treatment, recovery support, and prevention programs is rapidly gaining acceptance. Technology- based assessments and interventions are important therapeutic tools that clinicians can integrate into their work with clients. Ad¬ditionally, technology allows alternative models of care to be of¬fered to clients with specific needs that limit their ability to partici¬pate or interest in participating in more conventional interventions targeting behavioral health.
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- Give an overview of behavioral health technologies
- Discuss legal and ethical issues to consider for TAC
- Describe 2 types of electronic health records
- The Potential Utility of Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools
- An Overview of Behavioral Health Technologies
- Emerging Technologies and Future Opportunities
- Integrating Technology Into Existing Services
- Legal and Ethical Issues To Consider
- Electronic Health Records
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