School Psychologists, Telehealth, and Perceived Stress Among Caregivers During COVID-19

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 2,6
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Session 11: Consultation and Collaboration With Educators and Parents

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. analyze how school psychologists, school counselors, social workers, and other related services professionals used telehealth to provide services to caregivers during the COVID-19 school closures.
  2. describe how caregivers perceive the services received by school psychologists, school counselors, social workers, and other related services professionals as well as their perceived level of stress during the pandemic outbreak.
  3. describe how telehealth and effective crisis prevention fits into a comprehensive role as outlined by the NASP Practice Model.

Description

How did you use telehealth during COVID-19? This session will provide results of a survey study that explored the type of telehealth and services families received from school psychologists and other related services providers during COVID-19 as well as how caregivers perceived such services and their levels of stress during the school dismissal. Professionals of all levels will deeper their knowledge of how telehealth can be used to support students and caregivers during crises.

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Presenter(s)

Janaina A. Sill, University of Utah
Lauren M. Akkerman, University of Utah
Aaron J. Fischer, University of Utah

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