The Online Therapy Institute is proud to display the HRCI seal for re-certification credit.
What is HR Certification Institute?
The HR Certification Institute is the credentialing affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to professional human resource management. HR Certification Institute works to define and maintain the HR body of knowledge, and offers assessments and certification of this knowledge. Human Resource certification demonstrates mastery of the HR body of knowledge and is widely accepted as a symbol of professional achievement.
Introduction to Cyberspace: A Primer for the Helping Professions
Kate Anthony & DeeAnna Merz Nagel
5 clock hours of instruction.
Online and self-paced.
During this course, you will learn about “what is out there”, from tweeting to blogs to chatrooms to gaming to Virtual Reality environments. This course covers definitions and illustrations of the aspects of Cyberspace that you need to know about, for offering therapy services in these platforms and understanding your clients’ experience of them. The course offers examples and illustrations of the platform being talked about, and shows you how to take part in them. We will also offer a basic understanding of Internet safety. This is so that you keep your communications and behaviors safe on the Internet but also so that you have a better understanding of what your clients may experience online if they do not practice Internet safety.
- Basic Internet Functions for Therapy and Counseling
- Enhanced Internet Functions for Therapy and Counseling
- Further Enhanced Internet Functions for Therapy and Counseling
- Visual and Aural Internet Functions for Therapy and Counseling
- Web 2.0 and Implications for Therapy and Counseling
Participants will be able to browse the internet accessing email and chat applications that may enhance client and/or student relationships.
Participants will be able to browse the net accessing podcast, wiki and virtual world applications that may enhance client and/or student relationships.
Participants will be able to browse the net and apply the use of blogs, microblogs and other social networking applications to their mental health practice or counselor education setting.
Participants will be able to practice basic internet safety and understand how to educate clients and/or students about internet safety.
To purchase this course, create a profile at the OTI Training Portal and visit the catalog page.
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Continuing Education for U.S. psychologists, social workers and counselors, addiction counselors and marriage and family therapists is available for an additional $25.00. Click here for details.
Are you a Human Resources Professional?
This program has been approved for 5.0 (General ) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Please be sure to note the program ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
This course will give the HR professional knowledge about how to maneuver cyberspace from the perspective of wellness. Understanding where employees are spending time online is valuable and understanding the possibility that employees are spending time online engaged in gambling, cybersex, social networking or other activities that take away from work productivity is essential. Knowledge about cyberspace will aid in interventions with employees who may need additional assistance, In addition, HR professionals often make decisions about and collaborate with EAP programs for health and wellness benefits. More and more EAPs are now offering EAP services via technology, Understanding what technology platforms are available for practitioners to utilize with employee/clients is essential when determining which EAP programs would best suit the employer.
The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
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