Type: Public event

Bringing the gig economy to healthcare: What telehealth means for mental health therapists

Speaker

Casey Pierce

Date & Time

Mar 10, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EST

Location

This is a Virtual Event.

Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience a mental health condition. However, reports predict by 2025 the demand for mental health services will outpace the supply of mental health professionals which will leave millions without care. Telemental health, that is, using communication technology to provide mental healthcare at a distance, can help deliver care to those in need. Although research suggests promising outcomes for patients using telemental health, we know little about how telehealth affects the work practices of the therapists who deliver care.

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