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Virtual Connections: Harnessing the Power of Virtual Reality for Improved Therapeutic Interventions

May 8 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm

Virtual reality (VR) has emerged as a promising technology in the fields of behavioral health and support of those with intellectual disabilities. With the ability to simulate real-life experiences and environments, VR provides a unique platform for therapeutic interventions that can help patients/clients overcome a range of behavioral disorders.

This virtual panel discussion brings together expertise from clinical psychology, home and community-based service and VR to discuss the potential of VR in improving therapeutic interventions and quality of life. The panelists will explore the following topics:

-The current state of virtual reality technology and its applications in behavioral health therapy
-The benefits of using VR as a therapeutic tool, including increased engagement, enhanced learning, and improved outcomes
-The potential challenges and limitations of using VR in therapy, including concerns around privacy and accessibility
-The role of virtual reality in addressing specific mental health conditions, such as anxiety disorders, phobias, and PTSD
-The future of virtual reality in behavioral health therapy and its potential for broader adoption in clinical settings
-The panelists will also take questions from the audience, providing an opportunity for attendees to engage in a lively and informative discussion on this important topic.


May 8
1:00 am - 2:00 pm


Resources for Human Development-IDEATE
Dr. Elizabeth McMahon