In a Word document, provide short answers to the questions below. Each answer should be 250-300 words in length.
- What role does technology play in emotional and mental status testing?
- What are the strengths and challenges in interpreting and reporting results via the use of a computer-aided assessment tool?
- Technological advances that assist with interpreting and reporting results should only be used as a “tool” by the counselor. Why this is the case? Provide at least two examples.
- What are some concerns regarding the use of social media, especially in relation to maintaining professional status within the counseling field?
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center
Social media is one of the most popular technological advances of the last two decades. The invention of social media significantly transformed how people interact and communicate, especially for those located in separate geographical locations (Smailhodzic et al., 2016). Like other human beings, counselors are allowed to enjoy the benefits associated with being active users of social media. Despite this, they should ensure that their use of social media should not undermine the professional relationship they have with their patients and colleagues. Since patients are also on social media, at times, some of them might start engaging with their counselors through social media platforms (Smailhodzic et al., 2016). Even though this is not entirely wrong, it can present some ethical issues, especially when patients insist on engaging with a counselor outside working hours. Counselors are expected to collaborate and share