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This post is part of a weekly series, Best in Mental Health, featuring some of the best posts of the week, in social work, psychology, evidence-based practice/healthcare, non-profit and private practice concerns.
To get a quick idea of the topics covered in this week's round-up, please see the above word cloud :)
Evidence Based Practice/Healthcare:
The Internet Therapist: adherence to Internet CBT compared to face to face CBT
The Mental Elf (Andrés Fonseca)
"guided iCBT offers lower adherence than face to face CBT... method still holds much promise... efficacy of iCBT is fairly well established... need to focus on what specific strategies can maximise adherence..."We must listen to and assist all young victims of sexual assaults
KevinMD (Victoria Dooley)
"teenager’s delay in reporting sexual assault does not make the allegations less credible; rather it is a sign that someone failed to support or believe a teen at a time of need... need to destigmatize rape... resources in place..."What could a digital future look like in health care?
KevinMD (Alexandra Pelletier)
"smartphone becomes my health care brain, connecting all the sensors in wearables on me or in my environment to analyze my health in real-time, providing me with insights when I want them..."
Seven Reasons For a New Child Welfare Degree Program
Child Welfare (ckhayek)
"Most social work programs focus on preparing graduates to provide therapeutic services, which has limited application in most public child welfare positions... Effective child welfare professionals..."The Feelings Tree – helping children talk about emotions
"a free activity from... Seeds of Hope Bereavement and Loss Activity Book, which aims to help children deal with loss and/or change through nature... helpful to those finding it difficult to cope with bereavement..."