In this hour Anne will look at what needs thinking about whether your online supervision is the occasional use of emails and live chat or whether you mainly supervise online.Read More
I have chosen this title to help us think about working across borders, but also taking the metaphor of ‘countries’ to look at where online work was when I started 14 years ago and where it is now. What’s the same? What’s different? Where might the future lead us?Read More
What are the pitfalls to consider when setting up a University Online Counselling Service? I will look at the ethical, legal and moral issues to consider within a large institution with examples of practice and ongoing dilemmas.Read More
I am looking forward to discussing what is the same and what is different when tutoring face to face and tutoring online, facilitating learning online, with no in person contact raises a number of interesting questions.
I also teach courses on building websites and social networking and look forward to spending some time discussion how to use social networks ethically. What networks to be using and some top tips for effective social networking.Read More
Technology in all its forms has become a fundamental part of how we live our lives. Yet its value has still to be fully explored within the substance misuse sector. Why is there such reluctance and what benefits can it bring?
This presentation will attempt to bust some of the myths around who uses technology and explore how being online can support and sustain long-term recovery.Read More
Dr Denise Meyer developed the award-winning Students Against Depression website, and has managed its growth as a trusted resource for students and those helping them (as well as many non students) over its 10 year history.
In this interview Denise will talk about how the project has responded to evidence about how to make self-help more helpful, and about recent developments to make it easier for therapists and other support workers to use the site for structured guided self-help.Read More
Caring for our clients, ensures we look after them to the highest possible standard, this includes thinking about issues of security and confidentiality.
Whilst this has always been a requirement for our face2face work, online there are new issues and challenges to think about. Indeed, whilst there are some basic issues to think about, it’s not always “a one size fits all” solution.Read More
Exploring a trusted resource for supporting young people affected by low mood, depression or suicidal thinking.Read More
The Internet and Me: The Changing World and How Online Counselling Fits Into This New International Arena – Amanda Hawkins
Amanda talked about how she sees that Online Therapy will impact within a global village context and why this is important for therapists in the UK, both in terms of employment and also ethical considerations.Read More
I have noticed in recent years hospitals are beginning to give questions on depression, anxiety and fatigue in relation to chronic health. As a result more people are noted as having extra concerns.
Due to the effects of illness it can be hard to travel so online counselling is ideal. Even if typing is too hard then live online sessions can be a good choice.Read More
Dr Kate Anthony, FBACP, will look at why people turn to digital environments to seek help with their particular issues.
She will look at the central themes of how people interact online, such as: issues of shame & embarrassment; inability to seek help elsewhere; the Disinhibition Effect (both the positive and negative effects); a sense of belonging to a community; and for when in crisis.Read More
The opportunity to work online therapeutically opens the door on supporting new clients groups (such as deaf and deafened, housebound, those with issues of shame , those with autism) as well as offering a wider range of formats for providing online therapy.Read More
This presentation was delivered in front of the EAPA 2012 Conference in South AfricaRead More
Is online supervision appropriate, effective or even ethical? As technology moves ever forward we find ourselves able to make contact with our counselling supervisors and supervisee’s via email, text messaging and even video conferencing. These mediums are obviously different from meeting in a face to face context and raises questions around the ethics and effectiveness of this kind of work.Read More