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TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES 

APA: Providing Psychological Services in the Face of Uncertainty: A Q&A series

DATE: March 27, 2020
TIME: 1:00 PM EDT

Free
Register at:

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2993800143802959117

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, practitioners face widespread uncertainty and anxiety, which requires flexibility and adaptability in order to maintain the continuity of clinical services.

Join clinical psychologist Dr. Jeff Zimmerman for a three-part series of one-hour Q&A sessions on three consecutive Fridays (March 27, April 3, April 10) where he will address frequently asked questions on issues surrounding telehealth and practice innovations during this time of rapid change. Technological, ethical, and practical considerations will be the subject of these free sessions, all designed around your specific interests and questions.

APA Continuing Education: Telepsychology Best Practices 101 Series

Date/Time: On demand

Free of charge for limited time

https://apa.content.online/catalog/product.xhtml?eid=15132&eid=1921

The Telepsychology Best Practices 101 training series is an introduction to the ins and outs of real-world telepsychology. Each 2-hour webinar details the competencies needed for telepractice, including critical ethical, legal, clinical, and technical issues, together with reimbursement strategies. The series discusses practical ways to leverage a variety of technologies with a focus on video conferencing. As an introduction to the field, this training series outlines a variety of routes to reach more people, to lower your overhead and to focus on the specialty area(s) that interest you most.

National Register: A Practical Guide to Providing Telepsychology with Minimal Risk

Date/Time: On Demand

Free

https://www.nationalregister.org/npc-telepsych-video/

At the 2019 National Practice Conference presented in conjunction with our friends at The Trust, we video-recorded an outstanding three-hour session titled “A Practical Guide to Providing Telepsychology with Minimal Risk.” This presentation featured three of psychology’s leaders in the practice, regulation, and risk management of telehealth: Drs. Mary Alvord, Alex Siegel, and Eric Harris.

Interorganizational Practice Committee: Neuropsychology Toolkit

Date/Time: On Demand

Compilation of resources related to teleneuropsychology practice guidelines, research/validation, reimbursement, training/webinars, state-by-state resources, risk management, and remote assessment models/tools.

https://iopc.squarespace.com/teleneuropsychology

Additional updates and resources released by IOPC can be found on their website:

https://iopc.online/

Navigating Neuropsychology Podcast: Teleneuropsychology with Dr. Munro Cullum

Date/Time: On Demand

Free

https://www.navneuro.com/

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting every corner of our world, and neuropsychology is certainly not immune from its effects.

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Sticher, Android, Google Play Music

National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Psychoogical First Aid (PFA) and Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR)

Date/Time: On Demand

Free

Psychological First Aid (PFA) and Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) are promising practices for disaster behavioral health response and recovery. Both PFA and SPR were developed by the National Center for PTSD and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, as well as other individuals involved in coordinating and participating in disaster response and recovery.

PFA and SPR intervention strategies are intended for use with children, adolescents, parents and caretakers, families, and adults who are survivors or witnesses exposed to disaster or terrorism. PFA and SPR can also be provided to first responders and other disaster relief workers.

https://learn.nctsn.org/course/index.php?categoryid=11

STUDENT RESOURCES

APPIC COVID-19 Information and FAQ: 

https://www.appic.org/News-Articles/ArtMID/1931/ArticleID/4/COVID-19-Information

APA COVID-19 FAQ:

Provides overview of issues affecting graduate students, postdocs, interns, and faculty with supervision and training responsibilities including housing/food/internet access, managing scientific research, and online teaching.

 https://www.apa.org/education/covid-questions

COVID-19 and Psychology Services: How to Protect your Patients and Your Practice

https://www.apaservices.org/practice/news/covid19-psychology-services-protection

Federal Student Aid: Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents Overview & FAQ

https://studentaid.gov/announcements-events/coronavirus?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

APA: Conducting research during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://www.apa.org/news/apa/2020/03/conducting-research-covid-19

APA: A Review of the Latest Apps and Tools for Practicing Psychologists:  Experts provides ratings and reviews of software and applications to be used either by practicing psychologists or their clients in conjunction with psychological services. Includes reviews and recommendations for useful apps to use for personal stress release (e.g., mindfulness and mediation), as well as ones that can be used for telehealth with clients.

https://www.apaservices.org/practice/business/technology/tech-column

Additional links and resources may also be found in a recent good doc created by our peers/colleagues with ANST

https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRKv2Uzoib-3xSqo3946Kmgy82QUYmvbgUWk5Y9pwHSkw4jKULP5M5TIE2aLOeBxNkVzwhOtvq39oie/pub

Office and Telepyschology Checklist from APA by APA

https://www.appic.org/Portals/0/downloads/AAPI_TelementalModification_032420.pdf

 Update from APPIC: Counting Telehealth Hours

https://www.appic.org/Portals/0/downloads/AAPI_TelementalModification_032420.pdf

This link provides excellent information to trainees on training modifications made by APPIC. APPIC has approved the accrual of telephone based telehealth hours towards application for internship. The AAPI will be revised to include a place to record these hours. Trainees should begin to track their telephone-based hours.

Readings: Published articles related to teleneuropsychology

Brearly TW, Shura RD, Martindale SL, et al. Neuropsychological Test Administration by Videoconference: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Neuropsychol Rev. 2017;27(2):174–186. doi:10.1007/s11065-017-9349-1

Galusha-Glasscock JM, Horton DK, Weiner MF, Cullum CM. Video Teleconference Administration of the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2016;31(1):8–11. doi:10.1093/arclin/acv058

Munro Cullum C, Hynan LS, Grosch M, Parikh M, Weiner MF. Teleneuropsychology: evidence for video teleconference-based neuropsychological assessment. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2014;20(10):1028–1033. doi:10.1017/S1355617714000873


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