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NPA 2020 Spring Conference - "Incorporating Technology into Clinical Practice"

  • 24 Apr 2020
  • 8:29 AM
  • Online Streaming Only


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NPA 2020 Spring Conference “Incorporating Technology into Clinical Practice”

New Date!
New Platform!
New Prices!

Friday, April 24, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 environment, we are moving up the date of this very important, timely presentation, and moving to an all-online platform.

ASPPBNPA, partnering with ASPPB, bring you the 2020 Spring Conference “Incorporating Technology into Clinical Practice" with …

Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Training at Palo Alto University Center for m2Health, California, and Chief Clinical Officer at Elos Health.

Technology plays an essential role in modern life, and its many advantages can support and expand existing mental health programs. However, clinicians do not always have the knowledge and skills to add digital tools to the services they offer. This workshop will present a framework for integrating digital tools into clinical practice. Attendees will learn and practice skills to include the following components in their work:

  • digital tools for self-monitoring;
  • online programs and mobile applications;
  • teletherapy to provide remote treatment, training, and supervision;
  • handling of email and text messages from clients;
  • and assessment of the client’s use of social media and other digital platforms.

Strategies to determine when technology could benefit clients, and how to curate the most suitable digital tools will be reviewed. Relevant clinical and ethical considerations regarding privacy, safety, and billing in digitally-enhanced mental health services will also be discussed.

NPA is partnering with ASPPB in hosting the Spring Conference which includes a special presentation providing an update on PSYPACT and the rollout of the Interjurisdictional Practice Certificate (IPC) and the E.Passport Certificate.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants at the workshop will be able to:

1.  Describe the categories of digital services that are applicable for different clinical purposes.

2.  Prepare to incorporate technology in their clinical practice using telepsychology, online programs, smartphone applications and more.

3.  Assess the prominent legal, ethical and practical considerations for using technology in clinical practice.

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NPA Members: $135
General Registration/Nonmembers: $165
Interns, Graduation Students: $20
NPA Business Meeting/Lunch ONLY: $20

Written notification is required on or before April 20, 2020, for complete refund of registration fee.

Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, Ph.D.

Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and the Associate Director for Training at Palo Alto University Center for m2Health, California. She also serves as the Chief Clinical Officer at Eleos Health, a startup company in the digital healthcare space. Dr Sadeh-Sharvit has previously worked at Stanford University Eating Disorders Research Program, where she received research funding to conduct intervention studies on family- and parent-based interventions. Dr. Sadeh-Sharvit’s clinical and research interests include eating disorders (from infancy throughout the life cycle), online interventions, incorporating technology in mental healthcare, and clinical training. Her book, “Parents with Eating Disorders: A Treatment Guide”, was recently published by Routledge.

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The Nebraska Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Nebraska Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. Participants attending this conference can receive 6 CEs for psychologists.

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