A Primer in Telehealth Services for Providers, Caregivers, and Individuals with Special Needs
May 6, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
About this webinar:
In this we provide a brief overview of telehealth and its effectiveness, risk, benefits, and best practices. Potential uses of telehealth services and how to prepare for their use as a provider, caregiver, and end user are also introduced.
Identify the difference between the different modalities and applications of telehealth.
Understand the benefits and risks of telehealth services for patients and providers.
Reflect on telehealth’s effectiveness, resistance, and telehealth trends.
Understand the difference between ethics, laws, and guidelines in telehealth.
Gain a better understanding of how to establish practices that provide a foundation for safety, effectiveness, and usability of telehealth services.
Carly E. McCord, Ph.D. Director of Telebehavioral Care, Licensed Psychologist
Texas A&M Health Science Center Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine
Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
Carly E. McCord, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and the Director of TeleBehavioral Care at the Texas A&M Health Science Center. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Educational Psychology. She has a proven and documented expertise in providing high-quality mental health services via long-distance technology, engaging rural communities to reduce mental health disparities, and starting a successful and innovative training and supervision model for telepsychology. She systematically studies the mental health needs of clients of the TBC and the communities in which they reside, develops and refines intervention approaches, investigates the effectiveness of interventions, and evaluates satisfaction with services. In both research and practice she is well-versed in underserved populations, training and supervision, and telehealth.
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy, U.S. Department of Defense under Award Number 2019-48770-30366.