Why a Great Facilitator is Crucial to Telehealth for OTs

As telehealth becomes more prominent across different settings, the therapist-facilitator relationship is more important and varied than ever.

Facilitators are incredibly important when it comes to the success of the client and they play a vital role in teletherapy. The facilitator can be anyone from the client’s parent, caregiver, teacher aid, student support specialist and so on. Continue Reading →

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How Telehealth Can Help Patient & Stakeholder Engagement for OTs

Many occupational therapists have had to adjust their practices significantly during the times of COVID-19 due to stay at home orders or other interruptions.

This has forced a number of OTs to start doing telehealth, with some planning on incorporating it moving forward and others planning on going back to ‘normal’ and only doing in-person services. Some practices closed during stay at home orders and didn’t offer telehealth or telepractice at all.

These OTs are missing out on a number of benefits for both the OT and their clients, which as time goes on will leave them at a distinct disadvantage relative to the other OTs who have embraced the advantages of the medium. Continue Reading →

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How Teletherapy Can Help Patient & Stakeholder Engagement

Many speech-language pathologists (SLPs) have had to adjust their practices significantly during the times of COVID-19 due to stay at home orders or other interruptions.

This has forced a number of SLPs to start doing telepractice, with some planning on incorporating it moving forward and others planning on going back to ‘normal’ and only doing in-person services. Some practices closed during stay at home orders and didn’t offer teletherapy or telepractice at all.

These SLPs are missing out on a number of benefits for both the SLP and their clients, which as time goes on will leave them at a distinct disadvantage relative to the other SLPs who have embraced the advantages of the medium. Continue Reading →

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Why a Great Facilitator is Crucial to Teletherapy (Telepractice)

As teletherapy becomes more prominent across different settings, the therapist-facilitator relationship is more important and varied than ever.

Facilitators are incredibly important when it comes to the success of the client and they play a vital role in teletherapy. The facilitator can be anyone from the client’s parent, caregiver, teacher aid, student support specialist and so on. Continue Reading →

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DotCom Therapy, in Partnership with IBCCES, Elevates the Standard for Telepractice Delivery

Madison, Wi. June 10, 2020 – DotCom Therapy (DCT) , the country’s leading therapist-founded teletherapy company, is proud to partner with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), a global leader in training and certification for professionals who work with cognitive disorders across industries to present the IBCCES Board Certified Telepractice Specialist program. Continue Reading →

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IBCCES Teletherapy Certification Approved by Veterans Administration to Help Military Vets Transition to Civilian Workforce

Teletherapy program is the latest to be approved and help those on the front line of the COVID-19 crisis

The U.S Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) has approved multiple training and certification programs from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education standards (IBCCES) for reimbursement as part of the VA program to help transition veterans to the civilian workforce. These online training and certification programs focus on providing evidence-based training for professionals working with individuals with cognitive disorders and how to best provide educational and healthcare services. Continue Reading →

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IBCCES Launches Telepractice Certification Program to Fill Growing Need For Services For Children With Special Needs

Millions of children with special needs across the US may be going without services due to school closures and limits on face-to-face healthcare services. With the dramatic rise in the need for teletherapy and remote learning due to COVID-19, along with the recent CARES federal stimulus package to ease the burden on schools and service providers across the country, a new set of training and certification programs for these professionals was announced today.

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