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Telehealth with Children & Adolescents: Clinical Strategies for Maximizing Engagement and Therapeutic Progress While Managing Legal and Ethical Risk

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Objectives

  1. Develop practices for managing potential legal and ethical risks when providing mental health services for children and adolescents via telehealth.  
  2. Utilize therapeutic interventions for client engagement and meeting treatment goals on a virtual platform.  
  3. Revise standard crisis intervention protocol to meet clients’ needs and ensure safety via distance therapy.   

Outline

Logistics, Managing Legal/Ethical Risk, and Getting Paid 

Must-Have Telehealth Interventions for Maximum Therapeutic Progress 

Troubleshooting Common Scenarios 

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Telehealth: Successful Treatment for Children with Moderate to Severe Communication Disorders

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Outline

Teletherapy is Here to Stay  

Dispelling Misconceptions   

Improved Accessibility of Services  

Objectives

  1. Demonstrate why candidacy and efficacy of teletherapy may be higher for those with more complex diagnoses. 
  2. Integrate strategies to motivate and engage children within sessions, train caregivers, and develop home plans to promote carryover for various settings and needs 


Telehealth Meets Play Therapy: Treating Children and Adolescents in a Virtual Setting

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Objectives

  1. Determine the benefits of providing play therapy on a digital platform.  
  2. Apply directive and non-directive play therapy interventions to use in telehealth therapy sessions with children and adolescents. 
  3. Develop interventions for challenging clinical scenarios in telehealth, including resistance and crisis intervention.  

Outline

Optimizing Your Telehealth Sessions from the Start 

Setting up your space (and why it matters) 

Preparation for virtual sessions 

How to structure a teletherapy session 

Adjusting expectations and outcome

Creative Teleplay Interventions for your Virtual Toolbox 

Demonstrations and resources, including: 

Troubleshooting Common Scenarios 

What to do when:  Resistance, hyperactivity, limit testing, crisis intervention, and more 

Teleplay with non-verbal children 

Clinician self-care (screen time is exhausting!) 


Telehealth for Children and Families: Strategies to Balance Digital Learning and Sensory Smart Movement

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Objectives

  1. Summarize the 3 key factors to optimizing telehealth sessions 
  2. Design a treatment plan outline to support state regulation and the brain-body connection while promoting recovery from screen time and skill demands. 
  3. Utilize appropriate coding for reimbursement and compliance  

Outline

Prepare and Be Present 

Strategic Planning for Improved Treatment Outcomes and Carryover  

Collaboration Techniques for Empowering Parents 

Following Informed Billing practices and Payer expectations for pediatric telehealth 


Telehealth for Children and Adolescents: A How to Guide for School-Based OTs, SLPs, PTs and Mental Health Professionals

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Objectives

  1. Advocate for the telehealth delivery model with concrete and research-based information. 
  2. Choose the best way to incorporate a gross motor exercise into your virtual therapy session 

Outline

Solve Technology, Access, Ethics and Confidentiality Challenges 

Telehealth Toolkit: 

Successfully Convert Your Therapeutic Activities to the Virtual Space 


Telehealth for Teens, Parents and Groups: Art Therapy Techniques to Reduce Anxiety and Depression

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Objectives

  1. Investigate websites, applications and platforms used to conduct Teletherapy and discover which are HIPAA regulated and confidential.  
  2. Demonstrate two Art Therapy techniques that you can facilitate online to enhance the treatment of your clients. 
  3. Build confidence using technology to effectively combine art and traditional talk therapy while running online groups and individual sessions. 

Outline

Building Online Therapeutic Skills 

Tele Art Therapy Interventions  

Telehealth – Websites, Platforms and Applications