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Internet-Based Interventions for Depression: Opportunities, Evidence and Challenges

Online
1 CE Hour
Clinical
Starts At $25

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When and Where

Location

  • Live Webinar
    Access virtually on TPN.health
Description

In this workshop, clinical opportunities for internet-based interventions for depression will be outlined, focusing especially on enhancing treatment access for depressed Veterans within the VA system. Research findings supporting the effectiveness of internet-based interventions for depression will be presented. Challenges surrounding these interventions and future research directions will be discussed.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is to increase knowledge of interventions and treatment for depression.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss 2 reasons for introducing internet-based interventions for depression within the VA.

  • Explain 2 or more ways internet-based interventions reach traditionally underserved populations.

  • Summarize research findings evaluating the effectiveness of internet-based interventions for depression.

References
  • Kazdin, A. E. (2017). Addressing the treatment gap: A key challenge for extending evidence-based psychosocial interventions. Behaviour research and therapy, 88, 7-18.

  • Rebello, T. J., Marques, A., Gureje, O., & Pike, K. M. (2014). Innovative strategies for closing the mental health treatment gap globally. Current opinion in psychiatry, 27(4), 308-314.

  • Pearson, R., Carl, E., & Creech, S. K. (2022). Computerized Psychological Interventions in Veterans and Service Members: Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(6), e30065.

CE Details
Introductory
Clinical

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CE Policy
Agenda
  • Waiting Room Opens
  • Workshop Begins
  • Workshop Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room cannot be counted toward CE credit.
This course is fiscally sponsored by APA Division 18: Psychologists in Public Service. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
Rahel Pearson, Ph.D.

Rahel Pearson, Ph.D., LP is a research psychologist for the VHA VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans. Dr. Pearson’s research program is focused on improving depression prevention and intervention efforts within the VA. She is especially interested in internet-delivered interventions, which can potentially reach underserved Veterans who might not be a good candidate for traditional therapeutics. The Department of Veterans Affairs has funded her work.

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