Ethics and Risk Management: Use of Technology in Behavioral Health Care

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The use of electronic media and information technologies in behavioral health treatment, recovery support, and prevention programs is rapidly gaining acceptance. While these new technologies present new opportunities, they also present significant challenges. This program reviews various technology-based treatment and prevention tools and explains how these technologies are applicable to various behavioral health care settings. In addition, the material focuses on technical, ethical, and legal issues that arise in using these technologies in the context of behavioral health services, including scope of practice, professional competence, informed consent, privacy, confidentiality, security, licensing, and credentialing.

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses

This CE program is designated as beginning to intermediate. There is no known conflict of interest or commercial support.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Introduction
  • Potential Utility of Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools
  • Overview of Behavioral Health Technologies
  • Telephone/Audio Counseling and Video/Web Conferencing Tools
  • Self-Directed, Web-Based, and Computer-Based Therapeutic Tools
  • Web-Based Text Communication
  • Mobile or Handheld Technologies
  • Integrating Technology into Existing Services
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Concluding Comments
  • Bibliography
  • Ethics Codes, Laws, and Regulations
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

The program is adapted from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 60. HHS Publication No. (SMA) 15-4924. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2015.

TIP 60 Consensus Panel

Consensus Panels Chair

Lisa A. Marsch, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Technology and Behavioral Health
Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
Hanover, NH
Former Director, Center for Technology and Health
National Development and Research Institutes
New York, NY

Part 1 Consensus Panelists

Thomas J. Kim, M.D., M.P.H.
Austin, TX

Sarah Lord, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, Center for Technology and Health
National Development and Research Institutes
Cambridge, MA

Richard N. Rosenthal, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
St. Luke??s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, NY

Cynthia B. Sternfeld, Ed.S.
Lambertville, NJ

Nancy R. VanDeMark, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Wheat Ridge, CO

Part 2 Consensus Panelists

Thelma McClosky Armstrong, M.A.
Director Eastern Montana Telemedicine Network
Billings, MT

Nancy R. VanDeMark, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Wheat Ridge, CO

Note: The information given indicates each participant??s affiliation as of 2011, when the panel was convened, and may no longer reflect the individual??s current affiliation.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the various new technologies and their use in behavioral health care
  • Identify ethical and legal challenges presented by using these new technologies
  • Implement solutions to ethical and legal challenges presented by technology-assisted care

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