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Implementation of Digital Mental Health for SMI: Opportunities and Barriers

Activity Type:

  • On Demand


Release Date: 5/7/2020

Expiration Date: 3/1/2021

  • AMA PRA Category 1: 1
  • Participation: 1
  • Psychologist CE: 1

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Overview

Technology holds the promising potential to spread the availability and accessibility of mental health services. Unfortunately, despite this potential and considerable growth in research on and the number of technology-based mental health resources, deemed ‘digital mental health’ or ‘DMH’, these resources have not had a substantial impact on the burden of serious mental health issues or clinical practice. Few DMH interventions have been adopted into clinical practice settings and uptake has remained low among providers, peers, and consumers. This presentation discusses issues related to the implementation of DMH interventions and focus on including aspects that correspond to the acceptability, appropriateness, and feasibility of such resources. It presents findings from research studies address the implementation DMH interventions as well as considerations for the review and evaluation of existing DMH resources available to providers and consumers through public app marketplaces.

Pricing

FREE - $0

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Grant No. 1H79SM080818-01 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common barriers and facilitators to uptake of digital mental health interventions
  • Explain factors to assess when considering the adoption of digital mental health interventions
  • Describe the various ways digital mental health interventions can be integrated into traditional pathways of care including clinical settings, peer support, and self-management

Target Audience

Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Peer Specialist

Instructional Level

Introductory; Intermediate

Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 1.0 hours 
Program Start Date: May 7 2020
Program End Date: March 1, 2021

How to Earn Credit

Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, CE credit for psychologists, or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course, including the evaluation. A multiple choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 75% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians), CE certificate (psychologists), or certificate of participation (other disciplines) showing the completion date and hours earned.

Continuing Education Credit

Physicians

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this live event for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists

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

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

Instructor

  • Stephen Schueller, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychological Science at University of California, Irvine. His work is broadly in the area of digital mental health, and specifically on expanding the accessibility and availability of mental health resources through technology, whether that’s internet websites, mobile apps or wearable devices. Dr. Schueller reports no financial relationships with commercial interests. 

Planners

  • Teri Brister, PhD, LPC, National Alliance on Mental Illness. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests. 
  • Amy N. Cohen, PhD, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests. 
  • Tristan Gorrindo, MD, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Accessibility for Participants with Disabilities

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Hardware/Software Requirements

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This website requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.

Optimal System Configuration

  • Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.3+ 
  • Browser: Firefox (latest version), Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 7.0+, Microsoft Edge (latest version) or Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+ 
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements

  • Windows PC: 500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Macromedia Flash Player 10.3 or higher; Sound Card at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
  • Macintosh:Mac OS X 10.4+ or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content

For assistance: Contact educme@psych.org for questions about this course | Contact SMIAdviserHelp@psych.org for technical assistance

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