CounselingTechnology
Overview Project Description    Define Counseling    Define Technology    Define Counseling Technology Benefits Tech...
Definitions Counseling: Is when an appropriate mental health      professional helps a client with their emotional      p...
Benefits of Counseling                   Technology             THERE ARE SEVERAL BENEFITS FOR                   COUNSELIN...
Computers & LaptopsComputers and laptops help counselors, staff, and clients inmany different ways. Computers and laptops…...
Phones and Cell PhonesHard line phones have been around for some time, but theyare still vital for everyday communication....
Fingerprint Locks and CamerasThere are so many possibilities with new technologyFingerprint locks make life easier by…   ...
TabletsTablet: A computer that is small and flat that allows the user  to write and draw freehand onto the screen.Examples...
Key Findings/Result 2(2012). Motorola - droid razr maxx 4g mobile phone - black (verizon wireless). (2012). [Web Photo]. R...
Disadvantages of Counseling                     Technology                  T H E R E A R E S E V E R A L D I S A D VA N T...
References(2012). Motorola - droid razr maxx 4g mobile phone - black (verizon wireless). (2012). [Web Photo].Retrieved fro...
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  1. 1. CounselingTechnology
  2. 2. Overview Project Description  Define Counseling  Define Technology  Define Counseling Technology Benefits Technologies and Services  Computer/Online Counseling  Phone/Phone Counseling  Cell Phone/SMS Counseling  Fingerprint Locks/Better Security  Tablet/Bill Forwarding & Appointments Disadvantages References
  3. 3. Definitions Counseling: Is when an appropriate mental health professional helps a client with their emotional problems, conflicts, and goals. Technology: Applying useful and practical sciences to industry or commerce. Counseling Technology: Applying technology to the counseling process in order to bring in more ease, communication, security, and organization.technology. 2012. In Collins Dictionary. Retrieved July 6, 2012, from http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/technology
  4. 4. Benefits of Counseling Technology THERE ARE SEVERAL BENEFITS FOR COUNSELING TECHNOLOGY• The ability for clients to have access to counselors around the world• The organizational ability that technology brings for counselors and their staff• Faster test results for clients and counselors• Less storage space needed• Online appointment scheduling• More opportunities for clients to receive the services that fit their lifestyle
  5. 5. Computers & LaptopsComputers and laptops help counselors, staff, and clients inmany different ways. Computers and laptops… o Provides record keeping o Case notes can be kept electronically o Saves physical storage o Provides testing and quick results o Makes online counseling or cyber counseling possible o Appointment scheduling can be done online, as well as cancelations and rescheduling o Allows for secluded counselors to ask for advice from other professionals
  6. 6. Phones and Cell PhonesHard line phones have been around for some time, but theyare still vital for everyday communication. Cell phones arerelatively new and have some additional helping qualitiesthat hard line phones do not offer. o Makes phone counseling possible o SMS or text counseling is gaining popularity especially with young adults and is made possible because of cell phones o Allows for instant communication o Helps secluded clients and clients with no access to internet reach out to distant counselors o Used for appointments as well
  7. 7. Fingerprint Locks and CamerasThere are so many possibilities with new technologyFingerprint locks make life easier by…  Not requiring a key  No memorization for a number pad lock  No worries about losing a key and letting it fall into the wrong hands  Many fingerprints can be added as well as temporary fingerprints  If someone had access who does not need access anymore their fingerprint can be quickly removed  Cameras can be used for security purposes  Cameras also could be used for client privacy by informing them when there are no other individuals they will run into while leavingNegi, A. (2005). Benefits of fingerprint door lock. Retrieved from http://www.articledashboard.com/Article/Benefits-of-Fingerprint-Door-Lock/1091278
  8. 8. TabletsTablet: A computer that is small and flat that allows the user to write and draw freehand onto the screen.Examples: Apple’s Ipad, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab, & Barnes & Nobles’ Nook TabletApp: is short for application program.Tablets make life easier by…  Having apps that help with appointments  Having apps that help with billing  Having the clients use the tablet to draw in therapy  Having children play games on the tablet  Testing can be done with a tabletapp. 2012. In Collins Dictionary. Retrieved July 6, 2012, from http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/apptablet. 2012. In Collins Dictionary. Retrieved July 6, 2012, from http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/tablet
  9. 9. Key Findings/Result 2(2012). Motorola - droid razr maxx 4g mobile phone - black (verizon wireless). (2012). [Web Photo]. Retrieved from http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Motorola - DROID RAZR Maxx 4G Mobile Phone- Black (Verizon Wireless)/4793672.p?id=1218531560772&skuId=4793672&st=razor ma&xxcp=1&lp=1&contract_desc=(2012). Hp - 14" pavilion laptop - 4gb memory - 320gb hard drive - pewter. (2012). [Web Photo]. Retrieved from http://www.bestbuy.com/site/HP+-+14“+Pavilion+Laptop+-+4GB+Memory+-+320GB+Hard Drive+Pewter/5373828.p?id=1218637207791&skuId=5373828(2012). Samsung - galaxy tab 2 7.0 with 8gb memory - titanium silver. (2012). [Web Photo]. Retrieved from http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Samsung+-Galaxy+Tab+2+7.0+with+8GB+Memory +-+Titanium Silver/5064393.p?id=1218604366681&skuId=5064393
  10. 10. Disadvantages of Counseling Technology T H E R E A R E S E V E R A L D I S A D VA N TA G E S F O R COUNSELING TECHNOLOGY • Everything needs to be backed up onto another hard drive just incase a computer crashes • Privacy and security of client. • If case notes, records, appointments are stored online they could be accessed by someone else • During an online counseling session the session could be assessed by a non authorized individual, compromising the client • Online, phone, or text counseling • The counselor could miss cues that could be picked up in a face-to-face counseling sessionPelling, N. J. (2005). A survey of career counseling wants and needs: In person, by telephone, and via the internet. Journal of • Efficacy issuesTechnology in Counseling, 4(1), Retrieved from http://jtc.columbusstate.edu/Vol4_1/Pelling/Pelling.htm
  11. 11. References(2012). Motorola - droid razr maxx 4g mobile phone - black (verizon wireless). (2012). [Web Photo].Retrieved from http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Motorola - DROID RAZR Maxx 4G Mobile Phone –Black (Verizon Wireless)/4793672.p?id=1218531560772&skuId=4793672&st=razorma&xxcp=1&lp=1&contract_desc=(2012). Hp - 14" pavilion laptop - 4gb memory - 320gb hard drive - pewter. (2012). [Web Photo].Retrieved from http://www.bestbuy.com/site/HP+-+14“+Pavilion+Laptop+-+4GB+Memory+-+320GB+Hard Drive+- +Pewter/5373828.p?id=1218637207791&skuId=5373828(2012). Samsung - galaxy tab 2 7.0 with 8gb memory - titanium silver. (2012). [Web Photo]. Retrievedfrom http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Samsung+-+Galaxy+Tab+2+7.0+with+8GB+Memory+-+Titanium Silver/5064393.p?id=1218604366681&skuId=5064393app. 2012. In Collins Dictionary. Retrieved July 6, 2012, from http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/appNegi, A. (2005). Benefits of fingerprint door lock. Retrieved from http://www.articledashboard.com/Article/Benefits-of-Fingerprint-Door-Lock/1091278Pelling, N. J. (2005). A survey of career counseling wants and needs: In person, by telephone, and viathe internet. Journal of Technology in Counseling,4(1), Retrieved fromhttp://jtc.columbusstate.edu/Vol4_1/Pelling/Pelling.htmtablet. 2012. In Collins Dictionary. Retrieved July 6, 2012, fromhttp://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/tablettechnology. 2012. In Collins Dictionary. Retrieved July 6, 2012, fromhttp://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/technology
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