Center for Habits has curated modules and programs that are evidence-based and relevant to today’s professional practice across verticals. Each module is designed by professionals with consultation from industry leaders to ensure its framing in facts and research as well as practicality. Modules are reviewed by the center’s Board of Professionals to ensure quality. Participants are ensured to pick-up at least a good habit within each module to enable excellence.
This module includes an overview of telepractice covering its historical roots, the common terminologies used in the practice, its benefits and potentials, and practical application in medicine, health, and education. Some of the frequently asked questions regarding telepractice are also discussed in this introductory module. This module is good for both new professionals and those still transitioning into this service delivery model. It is informative and provides the basic background needed to step forward practice in a remote setting.
This module includes essentials in setting up telepractice that includes information and communication technology requirements and room organization. It explores the hardware and software needs as well as professional workspace necessities. This module is important in enabling the quality provision of telepractice across clients or service consumers.
This module includes the discussion of the ethical implications of telepractice on both the professional and the client or service consumer. Telepractice is an alternative service delivery model that does fit a lot of cases, however, some would not necessarily gain a lot in this practice alone. Since of its vast scope, the module is divided into two. The first part narrows on the identification and selection of clients that incorporates perspectives in the local and global arena. This also focuses on information needed for informed consent. While the second part navigates on the documentation and billing process of the practice. It includes a preview of some applications that can be used for tracking attendance and managing financial aspects. Taxation is also incorporated. Overall, this module is composed of 4 hours of synchronous and 3 hours of asynchronous sessions.
This module includes the preparations and the initial encounter of the professional with the clients or service consumers. Discussions on the building of rapport and the creation of a working relationship are emphasized in the module. Communication facilitators are covered in this module. Evaluation procedures and tips are explained to the participants in this module. Generally, this includes 3 hours of synchronous and 2 hours of asynchronous sessions.
This module covers how telepractice is delivered in everyday practice. The module enables the participants on how to prepare necessary materials before the start of a telepractice session, be mindful of what are the important considerations during the session, and terminate a session without difficulties. A participant is expected to be able to design a 30-minute, 45-minute, and 60-minute session after this module. Telepractice requires more and varied training but with the culmination of the program through this module, one can be a certified telepractice professional. This module includes 3 hours of synchronous and 2 hours of asynchronous sessions.