Facilitators and Barriers of Telehealth in School Psychology: A Post-COVID Review

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 9,10
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 9: Issues in School Psychology, Education, and Supervision

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. be introduced to the literature base regarding school telehealth practices in school psychology and related fields.
  2. be able to engage in reflection of their own telehealth practices and gain knowledge to improve upon their remote service delivery.
  3. gain a broader understanding of the facilitators and barriers of telehealth as they pertain to assessment and intervention in school psychology.

Description

School psychologists have been tasked to provide services remotely. However, questions continue to arise regarding treatment fidelity, legal and ethical responsibilities, and the breadth of services provided during this time. This poster presentation reports on the results of a systematic review of 20 years of telehealth research in school psychology and related fields. It highlights facilitators and barriers to conducting remote service delivery. The literature guides a discussion of future directions for research and practice.

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Presenter(s)

Yu Zhang, EdS, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Scott B. Greenspan, PhD, Wediko Children’s Services
Samuel J. Carr, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Sarah A. Fefer, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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