By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
· Describe key components of a stepped care model and how e-mental health fits in.
· Identify opportunities to use e-mental health within a stepped care approach in existing clinical practice.
· Outline practical ways to support clients’ use of online programs, and strategies to overcome potential challenges in using e-mental health resources.
Documentation for CPD is available here: http://nimhr.anu.edu.au/files/CPD_Webinar_6.pdf
The slides from this presentation are available here: http://nimhr.anu.edu.au/files/Slides_Stepped_Care__Digital_Technologies.pdf
Professor David Kavanagh
Professor Kavanagh is a clinical psychologist at the Queensland University of Technology, where he holds a research chair and leads the award winning e-psych research group that designs and tests web programs and apps that support self-management of wellbeing and recovery.
Dr Blake Dear
Dr Blake Dear is a NHMRC Australian Public Health Fellow and Clinical Psychologist. He is a Director and the manager of the eCentreClinic and is also on the Senior Management Team of the MindSpot Clinic. Dr Dear has a special interest in increasing access to programs that support Australians with significant chronic physical health conditions to manage the impact of such conditions on their day-to-day lives and emotional wellbeing.
Dr Jill Newby
Dr Newby is a Clinical Psychologist and holds a NHMRC Early Career Fellowship at the Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, UNSW, at St Vincent’s Hospital. Dr Newby has developed a range of online CBT and mindfulness-based programs for depression and anxiety, and conducts research into online and face-to-face treatments for anxiety and depression. Dr Newby has been working in the area of e-health since 2011, and has supervised hundreds of patients through internet therapy, as both a stand-alone intervention and as an adjunct to face-to-face treatment.
Professor Gerhard Andersson
Professor Andersson is a full professor of Clinical Psychology at Linköping University, Sweden since 2003, and affiliated researcher at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. Professor Andersson is an internationally recognized researcher in the field of CBT delivered through information and communication technology, as well as the author of the book “The Internet and CBT: a clinical guide”.