Using Apps With Your Patients
Apr 01, 2020 · Apps can be assigned as a form of homework to help a patient practice new skills and stay motivated between sessions. They can be used to help patients with co-occurring conditions, such as when a therapist recommends an insomnia app for a patient with depression. They can track a patient’s moods or other symptoms.
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Mobile Apps and Websites
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apps produced by APA; Apps for Veterans: These apps are designed for veterans facing a variety of issues such as PTSD or insomnia, but can be used for other patients as well. Clinical Apps: An abundance of mental health apps rated by teams of health professionals.
Using apps in clinical practice: Competency considerations
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 23, 2019 · Topics addressed are practical, legal and ethical considerations for identifying appropriate apps, privacy policies, and integrating apps into a treatment plan and proper documentation. Also addressed, the formal introduction of an app, assuring its fit with treatment model and orientation, user experience/troubleshooting and how to track app ...
Using apps in clinical practice: Practical aspects
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Feb 24, 2020 · It is the second apps webinar co-sponsored by the Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science (CTiBS). Presenter Bios. Marlene M. Maheu, PhD, has been a technology-focused pioneer since 1994. As the executive director of the Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc., she has overseen the development and delivery of online training to ...
Mental health apps are gaining traction
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 01, 2021 · The number of apps with robust business plans and teams to back them—like Calm and Happify, or what Schueller calls “upper-tier products”—is increasing more slowly. Apps could spur people’s interest in working with a psychologist, says Schueller. “Apps might be …
Posted: (0 seconds ago) A synopsis of the literature on psychological health mobile applications (apps) and discuss the impact of mobile technology on psychological health practice. Agreement allows licensed psychologists to practice across certain state borders. PSYPACT a "foundational development in …
Should you use an app to help that client?
Posted: (0 seconds ago) "Active apps require direct participation from the patient—such as completing mood logs, self-symptom ratings or recording personal experiences, but passive apps are able to access information independently and gather data through smartphone functions such as GPS without the patient or provider even noticing.
Killer apps - American Psychological Association
Posted: (0 seconds ago) There are thousands of apps designed to save you time and keep you organized. gradPSYCH reviews a few programs that many students say they can't live without.. Dragon Dictation What It Does. A hands-free solution to typing out long emails and text messages on the …
Should practicing psychologists use dating apps?
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Feb 11, 2020 · O’Neil, who launched the survey as part of a practitioner-ethics class, also found that of those using dating websites or smartphone apps, 8.5% had viewed a patient’s online profile and 2.4% had matched with a patient.
Disaster Communication and Resources
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Disaster Apps for Your Digital Go Bag includes a large number of disaster and emergency apps from how to contact first responders to first aid and field ops guides. National Center for PTSD. PFA Mobile App Following disasters or emergencies, the PFA Mobile app can assist responders who provide Psychological First Aid (PFA) to adults ...
What you need to know before choosing online therapy
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 07, 2015 · Some apps can help track and log moods or thoughts. Web-conferencing and streaming in real time can offer continuity when a patient is on vacation or not able to make a regular session. There are cases in which Web-conferencing or therapy via telephone does seem to be a viable option on its own for some people.
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Hoffman is one of many psychologists developing apps as a way to circumvent barriers to mental health care, and bridge gaps in it, by putting psychology directly into people's palms. PTSD Coach, for example, targets an important audience because stigma and logistical issues often prevent veterans, service people and civilians dealing with ...
APA Social Media and Mobile Apps
Posted: (0 seconds ago) APA Social Media and Mobile Apps. APA uses social media to share research findings, psychology news and other information with members and the public. The following are APA's official social media outlets. Join the conversation and also check out our social media policy. ...
Monitor Digital Editions and Apps
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Monitor on Psychology Digital Editions and Apps. A more interactive Monitor at your fingertips. Video and interactive enhancements. Exclusive content. Share articles via Facebook, Twitter, and email. Instant access to Monitor back issues ...
Integrating Technology in the Classroom
Posted: (0 seconds ago) In our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and 1:1 environments, use of mobile apps can be invaluable. Almost every tool has website access and can also be downloaded as an app. Popplet, for example, is a tool for creating cognitive maps which can help students to learn and reinforce connections between constructs or topics. Plickers is an app that does not require students to have their own devices, but rather allows teachers to collect real-time formative assessment data. For more on using mobile apps i…
Clinical apps and public service settings: Innovations ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Smartphone applications are rapidly increasing. Their range of uses is also expanding. “Clinical apps,” those used with psychological and behavioral problems, are also growing. The research literature on clinical apps has not kept pace with innovation. There is a need to understand the current state of clinical apps, particularly their relevance for public service settings.
The ascent of digital therapies
Posted: (0 seconds ago) What the therapies have in common is a commitment to evidence-based medicine. Unlike most wellness apps marketed directly to consumers, digital therapeutics follow an R&D path that looks more like drug development. The tools are evaluated in clinical studies and prescribed by a medical provider.
Smarter phones, smarter practice
Posted: (0 seconds ago) An excellent index of mental health apps was compiled by Luxton et al. (2011), but there is a continuous stream of new apps. Social media. The most radical psychological effect of mobile phones may lie in their uses for social media rather than in particular apps intended for emotional well-being.
Can an app change your mood?
Posted: (0 seconds ago) A host of sensor-driven smartphone apps already claim to passively monitor stress or other facets of mental well-being. "Mental health is the next frontier for mobile health," says Jiten Chhabra, MD, a human-computer interaction researcher at Georgia Tech who studies mobile health technologies and works to measure the effectiveness of these ...
Evidence-base and clinical use of mobile applications
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 29, 2016 · Telehealth and technology experts provide insight on the clinical value of mobile apps and how they can provide useful patient information, give patients immediate feedback, further treatment goals, promote engagement and more. This webinar presents resources for clinicians seeking the right app for the right purpose.
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Tapping into a new tool for research
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 01, 2021 · While the amount of time people spend checking their mobile weather apps, charging their phones, or making calls at night may seem inconsequential, a growing cadre of researchers is showing how smartphones have the potential to enhance psychology’s insights into human behavior.
Cool tools for school - American Psychological Association
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Smartphone apps. Details: Psychology-focused applications for the iPhone, iPad and Droid that can, for instance, help you learn cognitive behavioral therapy, memorize parts of the brain or organize your dissertation ideas. Cost: Most apps are free or cost around $4. Perks: Apps such as "3D Brain" and "BrainTutor" for iPhone and iPad allow you to explore maps of the brain.
Odd jobs: An app a day keeps the doctors away
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The second big project was running a randomized controlled trial to compare results from one of Noom's weight-loss apps with a manualized weight-loss program without a technology component, called LEARN (Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitudes, Relationships, Nutrition), developed by …
Keeping digital tabs on your spending
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Online finance apps are a growing field, with more than a thousand to choose from between the iOS and Android platforms. These mobile apps can help you keep on top of spending by monitoring your checking and credit accounts; many let you set up budgets and then notify you if you've blown past your targets.
Speaking of Psychology: How to choose effective, science ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) These apps do lean a little bit more towards veterans. And so there's a little bit more of that flavor in some of their contents sometimes, which might be a barrier for some people. But I think what's great about those apps is that you know that they're based on evidence based practices, they have a solid clinical and development team behind ...
How to meet increased demand for services
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 01, 2021 · The center also has a list of free apps staff have vetted that offer additional help with depression, anxiety, insomnia, substance use, and other issues. Advocate for yourself and the field. Psychologists have an ethical obligation to balance taking care of others with taking care of themselves. But approaches to self-care that don’t go ...
Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology (LIWP)
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology prepares, supports and empowers women psychologists as leaders to promote positive changes in institutional and organizational life, increase the diversity, number and effectiveness of women psychologists as leaders and ensure that leadership training opportunities are available for mid-career and senior women psychologists in all of their ...
Online and mobile apps can target health behaviors
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 15, 2015 · Online and mobile health interventions are getting easier to come by but psychologists say that while social media and Internet-based treatment programs can be beneficial, there is a need for rigorous methods to help guide the development and evaluation of these programs and apps.
Pioneering new ways to protect privacy
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 01, 2020 · At the same time, patients are using smartphone apps for monitoring and treating conditions including depression, substance use disorders, obesity and schizophrenia—but few read the terms and conditions to understand whether their data are protected. Now, a growing number of psychologists are tackling these digital privacy challenges.
Academic social networking websites
Posted: (0 seconds ago) A variety of academic social networking platforms, including ResearchGate, Academia.edu and Google Scholar, have gained popularity over the past decade (Ovadia, 2014). A common capability of many of these academic social networking websites is to provide an online repository to which users can upload and share research papers. Below, we describe in detail the functionality of some of these academic social networking websites and their relative benefits for professional development. ResearchGateis a…
Raising early achievement in math with interactive apps: A ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Improving provision and raising achievement in early math for young children is of national importance. Child-centered apps offer an opportunity to develop strong foundations in learning math as they deliver one-to-one instruction. Reported here is the first pupil-level randomized control trial in the United Kingdom of interactive math apps designed for early years education, with 389 children ...
Speaking of Psychology: Smartphones are a problem: Can ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Kaitlin Luna: Hello and welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a podcast produced by the American Psychological Association.I'm your host, Kaitlin Luna. I'm joined by Dr. Thomas Insel, a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who is co-founder and president of Mindstrong Health, a company that is using mobile technology to diagnose and treat behavioral health disorders.
Telepsychotherapy in the Age of COVID-19
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Special issue of the APA Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, Vol. 30, No. 2, June 2020. This issue brings together empirical findings, substantial grant-funded projects, national-level task forces, and/or international collaborations to inform the response of psychotherapists as they seek to provide high-quality care under new and uniquely challenging circumstances.