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Tech into Care: Mobile Mental Health Lecture Series

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Leveraging Technology to Target PTSD and Moral Injury With Moral Elevation
Adam McGuire, PhD

Presenter Affiliations:
VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans and University of Texas at Tyler

June 14, 2023
Time: 12pm EST


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About the Monthly Lecture Series

The Tech into Care CE Lecture Series features a different speaker and technology-related topic each month. These live webinars are open to all (VA and non-VA) health care staff, researchers, and anyone who is interested in the use of technology (e.g., mobile apps, online interventions, and telehealth) to support treatment for Veterans with PTSD and related concerns (e.g., anger, substance use, and insomnia).

Those who pre-register and participate in the live lectures can earn one hour of free continuing education credit. CE/CMEs available: ACCME, ACCME-NP, ANCC, APA, ASWB, NBCC, NYSED.

For VA employees only: ASHA and CDR credit may also be available. Please email the team to confirm.

Upcoming Lectures

Lectures are on the second Wednesday of the month at 9-10am PST | 12-1pm EST.

July 12, 2023
Remotely Delivering a Complementary Self-Directed Intervention for Veterans and their Partners to Improve Veteran Pain, PTSD, and Relationship Outcomes
Jolie N. Haun, PhD

August 9, 2023
Wearable Data for Pain, Sleep, and Anxiety After Traumatic Exposure
Laura Straus, PhD

September 13, 2023
Matthew Price, PhD

Previous Lectures

Continuing education credit is only available for participating in live lectures. If you are interested in CEs, please register for the next lecture using the links above. We offer additional courses for credit, that can be taken at any time, in the Continuing Education section.

Technology-based Couples' Interventions for PTSD
by Kayla Knopp, PhD
May 10, 2023: Recording Coming Soon

Informed Decision Making for App Selection: Research, Regulation and Real World Approaches
by John Torous, MD, MBI
April 12, 2023: Recording Not Available

Sleep Wearables and Digital Tools: State of the Science and Practical Uses in PTSD Care
Katherine Miller, PhD
March 8, 2023: Recording

From Clicks to Change: Effective Engagement in Mobile Apps for PTSD and Other Mental Health Conditions
Joseph Wielgosz, PhD
February 8, 2023: Recording

PTSD Coach "in the Wild": Findings and Lessons Learned from Public Use Data
Haijing Hallenbeck, PhD
January 11, 2023: Recording

Clinical Virtual Reality: A Brief Review of the Future
by Greg Reger, PhD, and Albert "Skip" Rizzo, PhD
December 14, 2022: Recording

Using Human-Supported Mental Health App Interventions with Older Adults
by Christine Gould, PhD, & Ana Jessica Alfaro, PsyD
November 9, 2022: Recording

Working with Problematic Anger: Technologies, Tools and Tips
by Margaret-Anne Mackintosh, PhD
October 12, 2022 Recording

Impact of VA's Telehealth Tablets on Rural Veterans' Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
by Kritee Gujral, PhD
September 14, 2022: Recording

INSIGHT and Evidence: How Mobile Applications Increase Quality of Care for Complex Patients
by Jonathan Sills, PhD and James Mazzone, PhD
August 10, 2022: Recording

Ethics and Digital Mental Health
by Colleen Becket-Davenport, PsyD
June 8, 2022: Recording

Intro to Digital Mental Health and Digital Psychiatry
by Steven Chan, MD, MBA
July 13, 2022: Recording

The Importance of Video Visits for Mental Health Treatment
by Jan Lindsay, PhD
May 11, 2022: Recording

The Beyond MST mobile app: Strategies and lessons learned for supporting Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
by Amy Street, PhD & Chris Skidmore, PhD
April 13, 2022: Recording

COVID Coach in research and practice
by Annabel Prins, PhD & Amanda E. Wood, PhD
March 9, 2022: Recording

AboutFace: A multi-media tool for engaging Veterans in PTSD treatment
by Vicky Bippart, BA, Elissa McCarthy, PhD & Jessica Hamblen, PhD
February 9, 2022: Recording

Evaluating mental health apps: Lessons learned from 7 years of One Mind PsyberGuide by Stephen Schueller, PhD
January 12, 2022: Recording

Health Mindfulness for Caregivers of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment
Elissa Kozlov, PhD
December 8, 2021: Recording

How digital therapeutics are redefining mental health care: The evolving role of clinicians
Ken Weingardt, PhD
November 14, 2021: Recording

The potential of Massive Open Online Interventions (MOOCs) and digital apothecaries
Ricardo F. Muñoz, PhD
October 13, 2021: Recording

Use of mobile technology to disseminate tobacco cessation treatment: Addressing unmet needs
Ellen Herbst, MD
September 8, 2021: Recording

Expanding the reach of VA mobile mental health apps
by Pearl McGee-Vincent, PsyD
August 11, 2021: Recording

Bottom line ethics for digital health
by David Teachout, LMHC, MA, MS, & Michael Drane, MA, NCC
July 14, 2021: Recording

PTSD Consultation Program
Sonya Norman, PhD
June 9, 2021: Recording

Being culturally responsive in selecting digital health technology by David Teachout, LMHC, MA, MS, & Michael Drane, MA, NCC
May 12, 2021: Recording

Introducing the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5) Training Simulator
Cybele Merrick, MA, MS and Michelle Bovin, PhD
April 14, 2021:Recording

Mindfulness at home: Exploring outcomes of the Internet Mindfulness Meditation Intervention and the iMINDr smartphone app
Helané Wahbeh, ND, MCR
March 10, 2021: Recording

webSTAIR: Expanding reach and increasing functioning with online skill building
Julianna Hogan, PhD, & Michele Keller, LPMHC, LAC
February 10, 2021: Recording

COVID Coach: Digital strategies for addressing the mental health impacts of COVID-19
Beth Jaworski, PhD
January 22, 2021: No recording available

Beyond MST: Development of a smartphone app for Veterans who experienced Military Sexual Trauma
Amy Street, PhD, & Chris Skidmore, PhD
January 13, 2021: Recording

Evolution of the Cancer Distress Coach app to manage PTSD symptoms in cancer survivors
Sophia Smith, PhD
December 09, 2020: Recording

Closing the gate: Using VA mobile mental health apps to manage pain
Colleen Becket-Davenport, PsyD
October 14, 2020: Recording

Couples Coach: A new mobile app to address relationship challenges in Veterans
Jason Owen, PhD, MPH
September 9, 2020: Recording

Foot in the door: Mental health apps, Whole Health, and Primary Care
Timothy Avery, PsyD
August 12, 2020: Recording

Incorporating Mobile Mental Health Apps into Spiritual Care
Chaplain Paul Dordal, DMin, BCC-MH and Tiffany Chhuom, LSWAIC, SUDPT, MPH, MSW,
July 8, 2020: Recording

Digital Safety Planning with PTSD Coach
Pearl McGee-Vincent, PsyD
June 10, 2020: Recording

Virtual Hope Box: Considerations for Use in Practice
Kelly Blasko, PhD
May 13, 2020: Recording

Using Mobile Mental Health Apps in Audiology
Tara Zaugg, AuD, CCC-A
April 8, 2020: Recording

An Innovative Alcohol Intervention for Veterans in Primary Care: Integrating Mobile-Based Applications with Peer Support
Daniel Blonigen, PhD
March 11, 2020: Recording

Informed and Shared Decision Making around Smartphone Apps for Clinical Care
John Torous, MD, MBI
February 12, 2020: Recording

Using Technology Applications in Group Therapy
Amanda Edwards-Stewart, PhD, ABPP
January 8, 2020: Recording

Sleep mobile apps, wearables, and non-wearables: The good, the bad, and the ugly
Steve Woodward, PhD
December 11, 2019

Mobile Mental Health Apps for Non-Mental Health Providers
Jeane Bosch, PhD, MPH
November 13, 2019

Max Impact: A mobile TBI assistant for Veterans and their caregivers
Dan Overton, MC, LMHC, MHP, CBIS
October 9, 2019

webSTAIR: A Skills-Based Web Program with Coaching Support Targeting MST in Rural Veterans
Kile Ortigo, PhD and Marylene Cloitre, PhD
September 11, 2019

PTSD Coach Online
Elissa McCarthy, PhD
August 14, 2019

The Use of PE Coach to Support Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD
Greg Reger, PhD
July 10, 2019

Geri-Mobile Health: Connecting Older Veterans with VA Mobile
Christine Gould, PhD and Erin Sakai, PhD
June 19, 2019

VetChange: A Web-Based Program for Problem Alcohol Use and PTSD Symptoms
Deborah Brief, PhD
May 8, 2019

PTSD Coach in Primary Care
Eric Kuhn, PhD and Kyle Possemato, PhD
April 10, 2019

Racial and ethnic disparities in telemental health usage among Veterans
Jean Kim, PhD and Russell McCann, PhD
March 13, 2019

Optimizing family involvement in PTSD care: An integrative technology approach to home-based Conjoint Therapy for PTSD
Leslie Morland, PsyD
February 13, 2019

Veterans' attitudes toward mental health apps: Qualitative study of rurality and age differences
Samantha Connolly, PhD
January 9, 2019

Integrating DoD and VA mobile apps into evidence-based treatments for depression
Christina Armstrong, PhD
December 12, 2018

Path to Better Sleep: An online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia program for Veterans
Carolyn J. Greene, PhD
November 14, 2018

Mobile apps from the National Center for PTSD: Where we've been, where we are, and where we're headed
Jason Owen, PhD, MPH
October 10, 2018

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