Considerations for the Provision of E-Therapy (2 CE)
Course By: Alden Hori, PhD
Dr. Hori earned a PhD in psychology from the University of California at Riverside. He was an Associate-In Professor and Research Assistant at the University of California at Riverside, where he supervised the completion of over 50 research projects in psychology. He is credited with three publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Content By: Erika Taylor, Ph.D., Erika Symonette, M.S., and Edward Singleton, Ph.D., Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
This course examines electronically delivered services (e-therapy) and their potential efficacy for treatment of substance abuse and mental illness. Additional topics include: uses for e-therapy; evaluation; cultural competence; and regulatory, administrative, and legal issues.
- Summarize the technological mechanisms for delivering E-therapy for substance abuse, the appropriate uses for electronic therapies, the populations for which this modality may be used, and assessments of effectiveness based on research
- Evaluate issues related to the evaluation of services provided by E-therapy
- Delineate the impact of technology on culture and race/ethnicity, including barriers to cultural competence
- Summarize mandated reporting requirements, practitioner and client confidentiality, and informed consent
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation.