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Digital Mental Health: Opportunities and Challenges for Counselors in the Digital Age

  • 21 Feb 2024
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Online (Zoom)
  • 80

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DescriptionThe rise of digital technology has transformed the way we live and work, and mental health care is no exception. With the growing availability of digital tools, including teletherapy, mental health apps, and online support groups, mental health counselors have a unique opportunity to provide care in new and innovative ways. However, this new landscape also poses several challenges, including ethical, legal, and regulatory considerations. This presentation will explore the opportunities and challenges of digital mental health for mental health counselors in Florida and across the United States.

CE Broker Tracking #: 20-1103402

This event is sponsored by FMHCA, an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider. FMHCA NBCC Provider# 2058. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  FMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW – FMHCA CE Broker #: 50-748

Learning Objectives:

  1.   Differentiate between teletherapy and mental health apps in terms of their benefits and limitations. This learning objective is important because it encourages attendees to think critically about the different digital mental health tools available to them and to understand the unique advantages and disadvantages of each.   
  2. Evaluate at least two strategies for adapting counseling techniques to online formats. This learning objective is important because it helps attendees develop practical skills for providing effective counseling care through digital mental health tools. By evaluating and selecting strategies for adapting counseling techniques to online formats, attendees will be better equipped to provide high-quality care to clients through teletherapy and other digital channels.  
  3. Summarize best practices for providing effective and ethical care through digital mental health tools in counseling practice. This learning objective is important because it provides attendees with an overarching framework for integrating digital mental health into their counseling practice. By summarizing best practices for providing effective and ethical care, attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to provide high-quality care to clients through digital mental health tools while adhering to ethical and legal guidelines.

About the Presenters:

Anna Svetchinov holds a BS in Psychology and an MS in Marriage and Family Therapy. As a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 12 years of experience, Anna founded Longwood Care, a national mental health organization, I Care We All Care, a mental health non-profit foundation, and the Positive Parenting Initiative. A seasoned presenter at conferences, summits, and workshops, Anna is a best-selling and award-winning author of over 40 therapeutic books for children and parents. Having traveled across the country, she has appeared on PBS, FOX, NBC, ABC, and KidLit TV. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Anna is a dedicated parent to three boys, giving her unique insight into the challenges and joys of parenting.



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