Blog posts with the tag "COVID-19"

Staff Perspective: On the Front Lines - Helping Our Helpers

As we navigate through these unprecedented times, as helping professionals, we prepare ourselves to help those patients who come our way. What we are less prepared for, are those times that our patients are one of us. The author answers the question, “How does caring for one of our own affect our work during this time of crisis?”

Staff Perspective: Considerations for Telehealth and Using the CBT-I Coach Mobile App

Timothy Rogers, Ph.D.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, behavioral healthcare providers are facing numerous challenges. One major challenge is the rapid transition from delivering in-person care to providing telehealth services for patients. Research has demonstrated multiple benefits of using mobile app technology. This blog will focus on reviewing key ethical issues to consider when using mobile apps while providing telehealth services, using the CBT-I Coach mobile app as an example.

Staff Perspective: Can EBPs Be Delivered by Videoconferencing or Telephone?

Carin Lefkowitz, Psy.D.

CDP Subject Matter Experts have been receiving many questions about delivering evidence-based psychotherapy (EBP) via telemental health.  As providers struggle to continue to deliver treatment without face-to-face contact, questions arise about adaptations for videoconferencing and even telephone-only delivery of services.  Read below for ideas on how to quickly adapt services in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

Staff Perspective: My Experience with Mental Illness and COVID-19

Coping with a mental illness is always difficult, but the COVID-19 pandemic presents additional challenges. The author shares her personal story of how the pandemic has impacted her treatment and how she is practicing self-care. She offers helpful suggestions for those coping with behavioral health conditions and their support systems.

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