Presenting Simulationiq Counseling by Education Management Solutions
Posted: Apr 28, 2015
Are you a counselor educator? Are you employed by a professional counselor education program or private counseling practice? Then you undoubtedly agree that great counselors come from great educational backgrounds.
Role-play, or counseling simulation, is an important part of graduate-level counselor education. Counseling students work in pairs or groups and act out relevant interactions between counselors and clients.
With simulation, educators are able to mimic mental health conditions and healthcare procedures so that professional counselors are trained to act appropriately within real life settings. Methods of hands-on experience within realistic settings are the main features of counseling simulation, and before embarking on real life mental healthcare applications, counseling students reach skill mastery. Administrators make assessments of students' simulation activities and grade on their ability to learn and improve delivery of skills, as well as whether they have reached competency.
It's also important that students begin to hone their skills by working with real patients. A school or university may have an on-campus clinic which provides free or greatly discounted counseling services to the university community and/or local public – it's in this environment that counseling students will begin to truly build and refine their counseling skills.
But how can educators and administrators keep track of role-play/simulation sessions? How can patient data be kept secure when the sessions are real?
SIMULATIONiQ Counseling by Education Management Solutions (EMS) is a turnkey solution specifically geared towards organizations engaged in the practice of providing counseling services and professional counselor education.
Whether you are a small practice, hospital, or university setting, the SIMULATIONiQ Counseling counseling education management platform can help your organization adhere to CACREP standards, maintain HIPAA compliance, enhance client and counselor outcomes, and improve operational efficiencies. In addition, SIMULATIONiQ Counseling helps enable "role play" teaching as well as learning with actual clients.
SIMULATIONiQ Counseling provides a strong foundation for counselor education, granting administrators the ability to record and assess real and role play counseling sessions in a safe, secure environment. With SIMULATIONiQ Counseling, administrators can monitor counseling sessions; develop competencies and client management skills; and ensure compliance with protocols.
It is through SIMULATIONiQ Counseling'sinnovative management attributes that clinics and mental healthcare facilities are able to develop the skills and services of their professional counselors and deliver improved patient care. SIMULATIONiQ Counseling has been designed to support training and develop educators' initiatives in the areas of counseling education management, event recording, and learners' performance evaluation.
Activities managed with SIMULATIONiQ Counseling help educators reach their goals of improved education, better assessment, and more innovative research. Counseling training also allows participants to develop skills and deliver better patient care. This system bridges the gap between theoretical and practical knowledge and is facilitated by a combination of low and high tech tools within active role play.
SIMULATIONiQ Counseling features:
- HIPAA-compliant Encrypted PHI with restricted access
- Implements banking industry-level login security
- Integrated AV solution with full encryption
- Tie activities and video sessions to CACREP standards
- Generate customizable performance reports
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