3 Hours | 3 CEs
This on-demand professional training program on Introduction to Chatbots for Mental Health is presented by Eduardo Bunge, Ph.D.
Chatbots are online chat conversations used for communication via text or text-to-speech in lieu of a human. Chatbots are beneficial for users as they are flexible and customizable. However, there are risks of misunderstandings, and they have a limited capacity to deal with crises.
This program provides the basic concepts of what chatbots are, their framework, how they are carried out, and by whom. It discusses the benefits and drawbacks of chatbots.
The different types of chatbots (i.e. rule-based and Artificial Intelligence-based chatbots) are explained. This program explores some existing popular chatbots available in the market and their current empirical support. The research on chatbots for depression, anxiety, parenting, and autism spectrum disorder is described. It also provides an understanding of how chatbots are designed and addresses the use of chatbots in clinical practice.
This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals
This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Upon completion of this program you will be able to:
Describe chatbots available in mental health
Describe the different types of chatbots
Describe the empirical support of each chatbot
Demonstrate how to use chatbots in clinical practice
Eduardo Bunge, PhD
Dr. Eduardo Bunge is a Professor in the Psychology department and Director of the Masters in Science of Psychology at Palo Alto University. Additionally, he is the Director of the Children and Adolescents Psychotherapy and Technology (CAPT) Research Lab. He earned his undergraduate/MS degree at...
3. What are Chatbots
5. Open Chatbots
6. Mental Health Bots
7. From Market to Research
8. User Feedback
9. Therapeutic Bond
10. Social/Fun/Romantic Bots
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