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telephone counseling

The provision of advice and verbalized moral support to a person with a particular need by a group of either volunteers or a paid staff with some level of experience and/or expertise in the area of interest; TC may include crisis intervention–eg, for suicide, HIV infection, or acute or chronic addiction disorders. See Hotline, Support group.
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Talk2Me Telephone counseling service also adheres to the ethical framework of Counseling.
"These results do not support home-based exercise interventions of wearable devices and telephone counseling without periodic onsite visits to improve walking performance in patients with PAD," the authors write.
Tobacco users can choose from a variety of free services, from the traditional telephone counseling program to expanded services including nicotine replacement therapy, web-based assistance, text messaging, emails, and a Quit Guide.
Effectiveness of telephone counseling: A field-based investigation.
William, Kate and Harry spoke to volunteers from the Mix and heard about their personal experiences of online and telephone counseling support.
Hopeline is a 24/7 telephone counseling service for people suffering from depression.
Participants were randomly assigned into two groups--55 receiving additional structured telephone counseling and 59 receiving the usual postpartum care.
The multicenter trial comprised 692 overweight or obese breast cancer survivors who were randomly assigned to either the intervention group--which included a cognitive-behavioral weight loss program with telephone counseling and tailored newsletters to support initial weight loss and subsequent maintenance--or a control group with a less intensive intervention, the investigators reported (J Clin Oncol.
The guidance also calls on insurers to pay for at least four tobacco cessation counseling sessions of 10 minutes or more each, regardless of whether they're telephone counseling, group counseling, or individual counseling sessions.
For nearly 60 years Lupus Alliance LI/Q has supported the the latest in novel research while providing patient services such as support groups, telephone counseling, informational materials financial assistance grants, educational forums and a wide array of children's programs..
The material is divided into seven parts: the varieties of telephone service; crisis intervention and counseling by telephone, which explores suicidal crises, common errors and fallacies, cognitive therapy approaches, Gestalt therapy approaches, and other topics; problem callers, including obscene, chronic, silent, and nuisance callers; special topics such as adolescents, war veterans, rural communities, the elderly, and the disabled on campus; beyond the telephone contact, which examines contact methods such as email and letter; the telephone counselor; and evaluation of telephone counseling services.

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