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Event Name:2018 Webinar Series: Telepsychology
Event Type(s):CE Events
Description:Meet the August 31 CE Deadline!
1.0 Hour of Category I CE credit
and . . .
A very timely discussion of an important topic for our profession - 
"Telepsychology - Its Role in Psychological Practice"
August 17, 2018 at Noon

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Presentation Description
Guidelines for the practice of telepsychology were published by the American Psychological Association’s Joint Task Force for the Development of Telepsychology Guidelines for Psychologist in 2013 (APA, 2013). Since that time, the research base to support its use has grown rapidly, particularly in the areas of implementation within particular populations, competencies needed for its practice, and ethical considerations for its implementation. The rapidly changing technological landscape and the expansion of telehealth as an acceptable service delivery tool, necessitates that Psychologist are informed about the current state of telepsychology. This webinar will therefore describe telepsychology and its role in psychological practice. It will also summarize current guidelines for telepsychology, and review the literature regarding its use in a variety of populations, including youth, parents, inmates, veterans, and members or rural communities. Ethical considerations of telepsychology will also be briefly discussed.

Learning Objectives

By completing the program, participants will able to:
  1. Define telepsychology and its role in psychological practice.
  2. Summarize guidelines for practicing telepsychology.
  3. Describe the evidence base of using telepsychology.
  4. Summarize some of the ethical considerations specific to telepsychology practice.
Presenter: Jennifer L. Vohs, PhD, HSPP
Jenifer L. Vohs, PhD HSPP is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine. She serves as a practicing clinical psychologist and Director of Psychological Services for the Changing Health Outcomes through Integrated Care Excellence program, an integrated primary care program at Indiana University Health. Dr. Vohs is also active member of the Indiana University Psychotic Disorders Program, where she serves as the Director of Neurocognitive and Symptom Assessment and has recently served as the program psychologist providing Telepsychological services for the SAMHSA-funded Prevention and Recovery Center for Early Psychosis Coordinated Specialty Care Program. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Vohs has a number of research interests and publications across a range of topics spanning from basic neurobiological mechanisms to higher order cognitive deficits in individuals with severe mental illness. In addition to clinical care and research, Dr. Vohs also provides mentorship for psychology graduate students and predoctoral psychology interns, as well as teaching didactics for interns, medical students and Psychiatry and Family Medicine residents.

Event Date:8/17/2018
Event Time:Noon
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