Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103121
About the Course:
The authors define and explore benefits and risks for using Mental Health Apps to augment counseling services. After ethical concerns are identified and explained, the authors suggest strategies for insuring safety and informed consent for clients. They also address the current status of evaluation and oversight of MHapps and the difficulty that poses for practitioners. Keywords Smartphone apps . Mental health . Counselor . Code of ethics
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Ethical and Safety Concerns Regarding the Use of Mental Health–Related Apps in Counseling: Considerations for Counselors created by Kathleen M. Palmer, PhD and Vanessa Burrows. M.A. in 2020.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Evaluate the claims of quality for Maps
List potential strengths and weaknesses related to using Maps.
Enumerate ethical concerns for counselors using Maps to supplement therapy.
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