Video Presentation Skills in Telemental Health, Both Basic and Intermediate

Course Materials

Chapter 1: Basic Presenting Skills for Telemental Health by Video
Backlighting: Mostly Bad, Possibly Good
Making Eye Contact Over Video in Telemental Health Services
Chapter 2: Intermediate-Advanced Presenting Skills
Videoconferencing on Mobile Devices
When Online Therapy Video Sessions Go Glitchy: Some Tips


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