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Technology considerations in counseling sessions

  1. 1. Technology Considerations in Counseling Sessions UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON- CLEAR LAKE BY: SANTANA SIMPLE
  2. 2. Health Literacy Influences Health literacy allows service organizers to implement programs that can be personal to the target audiences because it considers the needs of the audiences, and implements them into programs.
  3. 3. Health Literacy & Counseling Services Health literacy has an overall goal of  target audiences the opportunity to make better health decisions  understand their health needs Development in technology allow:  psychological services to be marketed  Connect isolated client utilizing technology enhancements
  4. 4. Technology According to the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (2012) technology in counseling includes  telephone  email  chat/ video National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (2012 National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (2012
  5. 5. Counselor Responsibilities NBCC recommends that the standards and ethical codes be reviewed as often as possible Counselors have to be aware of legal standards that may vary by states  Legal jurisdiction applicable to the counselor and the client Security of the communication with the client Local emergency or crisis resources Review confidentiality, duration of services, and potential outcomes with clients Time differences Providing proper websites and links Support services for clients Assessments that are web based National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (2012
  6. 6. Evaluation of services Although there are a number of advantages to providing technology or internet counseling, the NBCC still warns counselors that there has to be a constant evaluation of services National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (2012
  7. 7. Limitations of technology utilization Clients not being completely conformable with utilizing technology Dependence on the internet type of counseling  lead to less personable interactions Validating identification of clients and/or counselors Ensuring security or confidentiality
  8. 8. Examples of Technology in Counseling Expanding use of internet or technology counseling is in rural communities  Prominent in communities that are more spread out in distance  No local public transportation In the state of Texas is the tele-health project happening in Galveston County Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2012
  9. 9. Tele-health Texas utilizes tele-health in Galveston County Provides counseling utilizing a video conference session Services are conducive to the specific needs of the community Tele-health will serves as the transitioning model/example to other counties  Combats the lack of specialized mental health services in the area http://www.google.com/imgres?um=1&hl=en&sa=N&biw=1920&bih=913&t bm=isch&tbnid=Je5ZPlhWLM4JSM:&imgrefurl=http://www.texasfile.com/ Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2012 texas-deed-records-directory/galveston-county-clerk/
  10. 10. Questions???
  11. 11. ReferencesMallen, M. J., Vogel, D.L., Rochlen, A.B. (2005). The counseling psychologist. Practical Aspects of Online Counseling. Retrieved from www.edb.utexas.edu/.../2005- PractAspectsOnlineCounseling.pdfNational Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. & Center for Credentialing Education, Inc. (2012). The practice of internet counseling. National Board for Certified Counselors. Retrieved from www.nbcc.org/assets/ethics/internetcounseling.pdfRobert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2012). Using Telehealth for mental health. RWJF Program Results Report. Retrieved from www.rwjf.org/files/research/LFP.65706.final.pdf

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