Course Introduction

Umbo’s Online Training Umbo’s online training is designed to be an introduction into the delivery of person-centre practice in the online therapy environment.  At the end of this training program, we hope that you will have increased your skills and knowledge around how to undertake online therapy, and that you are confident to support your clients online to achieve their …

How a person-centred approach to online therapy helped Amelia say goodbye to meltdowns

Approximately 1 in 150 people in Australia have autism. And yet, access to services locally for many of them involve long wait lists, and inconsistent service. Meanwhile, evidence around online delivery of speech and occupational therapy suggests that treatment can be effective if it is done purely online. If online therapy can produce the same results as in person therapy, …

Module 9: Online Therapy Readiness

Review Quiz Online Therapy Readiness Checklist  Module 9: Online Therapy Readiness Review what you’ve learnt by completing this review quiz. Answers are included in the PDF down below                                                                              1.     What is online therapy? a.     Videoconferencing. b.     Telephone calls. c.      Any combination of media that includes engagement with the client that isn’t in-person.    2.     Which is essential for online …

Module 6: Coaching

What is Coaching? Why Coaching is Important How to be a Good Coach Online Therapy Examples What is Coaching? Why Coaching is Important How to Be a Good Coach Online Therapy Examples

Module 4: The Team

Building the Team Online Therapy Tip Online Therapy Example Building the Team Online Therapy Tip Online Therapy Example Jenny & Mimi Jenny lives in shared accommodation. When Jenny, her OT, and her mum meet via video, Jenny says she wants to learn how to cook. The team decides that it’s important to have a “champion” who sees Jenny regularly around …

Module 3: Modalities

When to Use Your Tools Is Online Therapy Right for My Client? Online Therapy Example When to Use Your Tools Is Online Therapy Right for My Client? Online Therapy Example Isabelle Isabelle has selective mutism. She doesn’t talk with unfamiliar people if they’re looking at her. She and her father talk to her therapist on the phone twice a week …

Module 2: Equipment and Setup

Online Therapy Toolbox Toolbox Setup Online Therapy Tip Online Therapy Example Online Therapy Toolbox Toolbox Setup Online Therapy Tip Online Therapy Example Ben Ben’s goal is to initiate play with a peer in the playground. His teacher aide and his speech therapist discuss how they can assist him. They decide that it would be most helpful if the teacher aide …