|Telehealth in Clinical Practice||1.50|
Many individuals with behavioral health problems are unable to access behavioral healthcare. Telehealth (enhancing health care through the use of telecommunications technologies) is designed to provide everyone with access to health care, regardless of their location. In this course you will learn what telehealth is, its history, potential advantages and challenges, and the research base supporting telehealth for behavioral health services. You will be equipped with practical strategies you can apply in your own setting to use telehealth for adults with behavioral health issues.
Describe what telehealth is, its various formats and the modalities and equipment through which it can be delivered.
Summarize at least three key points regarding the history of telehealth.
Review at least two key components of telehealth literature that support its efficacy in treatment delivery.
Apply two specific considerations when utilizing telehealth in terms of potential benefits and drawbacks for people served.