ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media
By JULIE HANKS, LCSW
Eleven years ago I ventured briefly into the world of providing online counseling services. It was short-lived because there was not enough interest from potential clients in online counseling. At the time, there was a sense that online interventions would revolutionize counseling, and that it might even become a preferred method of treatment for many.
The ethical concerns and uncertainties surrounding online counseling haven’t changed much in the past decade. Is it really confidential? What problems are appropriate to treat online? Can you treat clients across state lines? What ages are appropriate to treat?
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