Prior to beginning work on this discussion, please watch the Virtual Clinic (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. video and review the Guidelines for the Practice of Psychopathology (2013). Be sure to also read Baker and Burka (2011), “Preparing for the Health World: Navigating Legal, Regulatory, Reimbursement, and Ethical Issues in an Electronic Age,” Harris and Youngster (2011), “Risk Management in the Digital World,” Lux ton et al. (2014), “Best Practices for Remote Psychological Assessment Via Health Technologies,” and Gros et al. (2013), “Delivery of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy via Video Health” articles.
In your initial post, provide an evaluation of the efficacy of using health with mild, moderate, and severe mental health disorders. As part of your evaluation, assess the integration of evidence-based practices into the health trend in psychotherapy. Consider the population, specialty, and treatment preferences you identified in the Week One Creating a Specialist Website interactive assignment, and assess the appropriateness of using telephone, text-based, virtual clinics, and/or video health given your client focus, specialty, and treatment preference(s). Analyze ethical and professional issues you might encounter and explain the risks and benefits of using these delivery methods with your identified treatment population.