Feedback about Telehealth for Children?
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Hello,

I wanted to get feedback about using telehealth with children.

Are there any therapist out there who have provided telehealth mental health services for children (under 14)? 

I appreciate the feedback

Barbara 

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    Mindy Feather

    Barbara, 

    All my clients are kids and teens. I have just started seeing them on telehealth this week due to COVID advisories.

    It's different! But going better than I thought. So far it's mostly kids showing me their toys and art or conversations with parents about how they can support their kids through their own self-care.

    Barbara, 

    All my clients are kids and teens. I have just started seeing them on telehealth this week due to COVID advisories.

    It's different! But going better than I thought. So far it's mostly kids showing me their toys and art or conversations with parents about how they can support their kids through their own self-care.

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    Beth Falk

    I work with children as well, and am very curious about how/what others are doing. I have used more written "work sheets" than I would normally, for instance talking about "What's Your Stress" and what you can do about it. Also using alot of drawing, including making images as reminders for breathing techniques.  FYI, I heard about a webinar this Friday that may be of interest?

    Subject: THIS FRIDAY: National Register Webinar with Dr. Mary Alvord—Telepsychology with Children and Teens
    Reply-To: "Morgan T. Sammons, PhD, ABPP" <morgan.sammons@nationalregister.org>

    I work with children as well, and am very curious about how/what others are doing. I have used more written "work sheets" than I would normally, for instance talking about "What's Your Stress" and what you can do about it. Also using alot of drawing, including making images as reminders for breathing techniques.  FYI, I heard about a webinar this Friday that may be of interest?

    Subject: THIS FRIDAY: National Register Webinar with Dr. Mary Alvord—Telepsychology with Children and Teens
    Reply-To: "Morgan T. Sammons, PhD, ABPP" <morgan.sammons@nationalregister.org>

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    Beth Tierney

    I have done it with a few of my clients. It worked well for my 11 year old girls, they are pretty chatty and engaged. It was a lot more difficult with the 9 year old. We just kept his session short and I billed for 30 min.

     

    I wonder if that training has a replay!

    I have done it with a few of my clients. It worked well for my 11 year old girls, they are pretty chatty and engaged. It was a lot more difficult with the 9 year old. We just kept his session short and I billed for 30 min.

     

    I wonder if that training has a replay!

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    Mindy Feather

    This Thriving at Home "Telehealth Play Therapy Activities for Licensed Therapists" has been a great resource for ideas with kids during this time.

    http://www.highlandsborough.org/hnj/Departments/Recreation%20Department/Thriving%20at%20home.pdf?1585241802 

    This Thriving at Home "Telehealth Play Therapy Activities for Licensed Therapists" has been a great resource for ideas with kids during this time.

    http://www.highlandsborough.org/hnj/Departments/Recreation%20Department/Thriving%20at%20home.pdf?1585241802 

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    Beth Tierney

    This is great, Mindy! Thank you!

    This is great, Mindy! Thank you!

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    Lisa M. Reid

    Thanks Mindy! I look forward to trying these. 

    Thanks Mindy! I look forward to trying these. 

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    Beth Falk

    I think the Mary Alvord webinar can be viewed through this link:

    ce.nationalregister.org

    Thanks so much Mindy for the link. I also suggested to SH that they incorporate a white board into the teleplatform. Dr. Alvord demonstrated using this and it was a great interactive tool.

    I think the Mary Alvord webinar can be viewed through this link:

    ce.nationalregister.org

    Thanks so much Mindy for the link. I also suggested to SH that they incorporate a white board into the teleplatform. Dr. Alvord demonstrated using this and it was a great interactive tool.

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    Barbara L. Corff

    Hello,

    Thank you to everyone who responded to my post. The resources have been very helpful!

    Barbara 

    Hello,

    Thank you to everyone who responded to my post. The resources have been very helpful!

    Barbara