UTILIZING TELEPSYCHOLOGY AT SCHOOL: NEW CHALLENGES AND CONCERNS

Stergiani Giaouri

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Today, the development of telepsychology and the use of technology as a means of service and ongoing care was considered as a potentially feasible and effective alternative or as a complement to the psychological services provided by experts in various fields or in emergency situations. The following text presents the theoretical and empirical data on the forms and main types of telepsychology and then highlights the benefits and potential challenges of providing distance mental health services in the field of education and in different population groups. This trend creates new conditions and gives another impetus to the future, development and evolution of school psychology in Greece. In particular, the effort to connect theory, research and practical application at many levels, alternatively or complementarily through the use of new technologies marks this dynamic process of change focusing on the multifaceted needs, rights and care of members of the educational community.

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telepsychology, distance mental health services, school

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