Small-Group Videotape Training for Psychotherapy Skills Development
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Objective: Psychotherapy instructors have used video technology to train residents for over 40 years. Though it has met with some controversy, many will argue that videotape review is essential for self-directed learning and accurate psychotherapy supervision. Methods: The author describes a technique of small-group videotape training as provided in a psychiatry residency training program. Results: He reviews the merits and limitations of this format and suggests simple and inexpensive technical approaches to augment this training. Conclusion: The author concludes that small-group videotape training is an efficient psychotherapy training format that encourages self-monitoring and the exchange of supportive peer feedback.
KeywordsAcademic Psychiatry Acad Psychiatry Psychotherapy Training Videotape Recording Psychotherapy Supervision
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