You have successfully completed the professional development package Using e-mental health services. This professional development package is equivalent to 10 hours of face-to-face learning, and can be claimed for CPD points through the Australian Community Workers Association and the Australian Association of Social Workers. You should receive an email certifying your successful completion of the professional development package as evidence of your work. If you have not received the email within 24 hours please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Putting it into practice
As noted in Module 1: The role of online services even practitioners experienced in the use of e-mental health services need to review their practice and refresh their knowledge on a regular basis. Staying connected with fellow practitioners and a community of learning is important to critical practice.
Consider doing some of the following to continue building on your knowledge.
Download and discuss practice activities with colleagues
Download the practice activities and case studies, and use them for reflective practice conversations with colleagues at team meetings or other forums. Try applying some of the activities in practice and returning to the activity for reflection.
Module 1: The role of online services
Module 2: Using online communities in your work
- Activity 1 - Using a Getting Real session for personal development
- Activity 2 - Referring to an online Q&A with a professional
- Case study - Considering referral to an online community (Bodies Under Siege)
Module 3: Using websites and online programs in your work
Module 4: Referring to online counselling and treatment services
- Activity 1 - Providing adjunct support for online services
- Activity 2 - Referring to an online self-help treatment program
- Activity 3 - Drawing up a support chart
Consider staying connected to other youth workers, social workers and other support workers who have done this training or who have an interest in the integration of e-mental health services into the work they do with young people.
Engage in conversation with ReachOut.com Schools and practitioners that follow us on Twitter. ReachOut.com Schools also tweets regularly with useful tools, guides and articles for the use of e-mental health services in practice.
Follow ReachOut.com on Facebook to see and share regular new content from the program, get motivational stories, and to engage in discussion with other interested practitioners.
Subscribe to receive the ReachOut.com Schools community newsletter to receive a monthly digest of new e-mental health services and supporting resources to use in your practice.