Virtual Care: Evidence-Based Practice for Social Workers
Virtual Care practice has become the norm for many clinical social workers in this last year. This 90 minute course will explore the practical and ethical frameworks of virtual care. The course includes interactive exercises, case studies and practical assignments for continuing education and implementation of virtual care best practices.
Description & Learning Goals:
Rebecca Bliss, MSW, RSW, is a Registered Social Worker with a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto. Rebecca’s educational and research interests include suicide risk assessment and intervention, cybercounseling/bullying as well as cost-effective social care interventions. Through clinical social work roles within the University Health Network, Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Michael's Hospital, Rebecca has extensive experience in the delivery of interdisciplinary care. She sits as the Operational Chair for Mental Health in a corporate wide electronic medical record system for Hamilton Health Sciences. She is also an expert panel memeber for the RNAO's new Best Practice Guideline (BPG) in Clinical Practice in a Digital Health Environment. Rebecca has also been practricing as a clinician in a virtual care setting for a decade. She has excelled in leadership roles in community settings in several major cities, including the downtown east side in Vancouver and Calgary. Rebecca currently works as a Clinical Leader at McMaster Children’s Hospital in the Child and Youth Mental Health at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre within Hamilton Health Sciences.