Apps You Can Use To Create Highly Private Spaces Online for Clients

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I’d like to tell you about two software services that may be of interest to most clinicians who are looking for ways to provide a high level of privacy for clients. But first, some background: At Person-Centered Tech, we are often asked how clinicians can do both of these things: Do texting or email with clients in […]

Professionalism In Engaging With Clients by Email and Text

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How do you talk when you type your texts? The question of appropriate language in texts and emails is long-discussed and fraught with angst. Let’s explore some perspectives on these issues.

This is a premium article. You can read it as part of our course, Email and Texting in Mental Health Practice: Legal-Ethical and Risk Management Issues. Alternatively, the article is always viewable for members of our Person-Centered Tech Support service.

Texting and HIPAA Compliant Practice

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Who knew that a culture raised on TV would get so sucked into a medium called “texting?” Well, we did. And so did our clients! So let’s take a look at how texting fits into the HIPAA compliance picture.

This is a premium article. You can read it as part of our course, Email and Texting in Mental Health Practice: Legal-Ethical and Risk Management Issues. Alternatively, the article is always viewable for members of our Person-Centered Tech Support service.

2 Steps to Avoid Getting Your Email Hacked

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I don’t do a lot of consulting for people who’ve experienced a “security breach” in their practices. But in the last year I’ve gotten 7 inquiries about security breaches from colleagues, and every single one was from someone whose email had been hacked into. So I’d like to make sure everyone knows the two things […]