Engaging Children and Teens in Telemental Health

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Mary Karapetian Alvord, PhD
Professional
April 7, 2020
- 1:55 pm
Level
Introductory
Category
Treatment

The COVID19 pandemic has required mental health practitioners to shift from providing largely in-person therapeutic intervention, to operating a complete Telemental Health psychotherapy practice.  This change not only requires knowledge of ethical and legal requirements (i.e. informed consent, emergency back-up plans) but also the application of clinical strategies face-to-face over the internet. 

This brief training will focus on strategies for clinicians to engage children and teens in individual and group psychotherapy, during (and after) this unprecedented time of physical distancing.  
 
Learning Objective:

  • Participants will be able to apply at least two strategies to successfully engage a child, teen, or family when using telemental health
     
Presenter(s) Biography

Mary Karapetian Alvord, PhD

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Mary K. Alvord, PhD, is a psychologist with more than 35 years of clinical experience and is director of Alvord, Baker & Associates, LLC in Maryland. She is the past president (2013) of APA Division 46, Society of Media Psychology and Technology and has been active in promoting telehealth in her group practice since 2005.  She is co-author of Conquer Negative Thinking for Teens, Resilience-Builder Program, and digital recordings on relaxation and wellness.

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