Tele-Counseling With Children, Adolescents, and Families (PO177)

  • PMD: 4
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 2: Promoting Social and Emotional Development
  • Live Chat:
    Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    2:45 PM–3:45 PM
    (Posters available on demand at any time during the convention week and for sixty days thereafter.)

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. identify potential challenges (ethical, clinical, and technological) of tele-counseling.
  2. describe research evaluating the use of tele-counseling with children and adolescents through videoconferencing, telephone, chat, and online programs.
  3. describe research evaluating the effectiveness of tele-counseling with parents using cognitive–behavioral therapy and behavioral interventions.
  4. identify the benefits of tele-mental health and tele-counseling.
  5. identify and describe specific practices that facilitate tele-counseling with students and families.

Description

This poster will examine the use of tele-counseling with children, adolescents, and families. The benefits of tele-mental health will be discussed and potential ethical concerns will be identified. Research on tele-counseling with children and adolescents through videoconferencing, telephone, chat, and online programs will be presented. In addition, studies evaluating tele-counseling with parents via CBT and behavioral intervention will be reviewed. Guidelines for school psychologists regarding specific practices that facilitate tele-counseling will be highlighted.

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Presenter(s)

Pam W. Gershon, PsyD, Queens College
Jessica Phillips, Queens College
Kathleen Lema, Queens College
Zalmon Katanov, Queens College

Contributor(s)

Jennie Giangarra, Brianna A. DeFronzo, Jennifer N. Connell

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