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Event Name

Communicating With Clients Using Mobile technology & On-Line Counselling
For: Professionals
Provided by: SOS Workshops with Lawrence Murphy

Date and Time

Tue May 31, 2016 (This event is over)
9:00 - 4:00pm


53 Yonge St, Kingston, ON

Event Description

This workshop will provide participants with a solid grounding in the various aspects of using mobile technologies in communication with and counselling their clients. Participants will learn about Internet security, considerations in employing mobile devices in communicating with clients and other important aspect of the technology. The variety of smart phone-based modalities and software options will be compared and evaluated. Time will be spent reviewing policies and procedures relevant to mobile communication with clients and clinical techniques that enhance the therapeutic effectiveness of text-based methods like email and text-chat. Recent research undertaken by the presenter and his colleagues that explored communication online and in text will be reviewed and lessons learned will be presented. Attention will be given to establishing and strengthening the therapeutic alliance in text, as well as to a variety of writing techniques including Presence Techniques.

$185 + hst- includes a continental breakfast and lunch. For details, visit

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This event is listed under these topics

Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Behaviour and Conduct Problems
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
Developmental, Intellectual Delay and Disabilities
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
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