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Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services

Author: SAMHSA
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Course Created: 2015

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
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Course Summary

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.

Course Format

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Learning Objectives

  • Give an overview of behavioral health technologies
  • Discuss legal and ethical issues to consider for TAC
  • Describe 2 types of electronic health records

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • 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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