The Digital Divide: Couple and Family Therapy Programs' integration of teletherapy training and education

Jaclyn Cravens, Neli Morris, David J. Johnson

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Abstract

Today’s marriage and family therapist practice in a technology-saturated society. Despite the ever-growing utilization of technology in our professional and personal life, the integration of technology-based services within the field of marriage and family therapy is lacking in guidance. For many individuals, the ability to access mental health care in our country is a challenge, due to a range of issues including mental health professional shortages, cost, distance, wait times, and perceived stigmas about seeking mental health services. These issues can be addressed through the integration of telemental health services, and the field of marriage and family therapy is unique situated to offer these services based on our history in innovative approaches to therapeutic services. but the field of marriage and family therapy has been slow to provide its members with assistance in navigating laws, regulations, and licensure limitations. To successfully do so, careful consideration of train
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34
JournalJournal of Marital and Family Therapy
StatePublished - Dec 2019

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