Presence Introduces New Therapy Platform to Enrich the Clinician Experience
NEW YORK – Presence, the main supplier of on-line remedy options for youngsters with numerous wants, launches Kanga, a contemporary remedy platform for clinicians who serve kids. Particular schooling caseloads in faculties have continued to rise, growing backlogs, and driving clinician burnout. Presence is increasing the instruments obtainable to clinicians in faculties, businesses, and unbiased practices. The expertise firm has developed a sturdy, clinician-designed on-line remedy platform for their very own community of teletherapy suppliers, and made a model of it obtainable to colleges in the course of the pandemic.
“Kanga was designed to answer the challenges and alternatives our clinicians have skilled in their very own follow,” stated Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of Presence. “The ensuing platform is a mix of their experience and 13 years of our personal knowledge on how particular schooling suppliers and college students have interaction in remedy and evaluations.”
Presence is providing a free model of the platform for clinicians serious about exploring how they will incorporate expertise into their remedy planning, documentation, and supply. The free model offers entry to a wealthy library of sources and caseload administration options, together with instruments for documenting and monitoring session notes and pupil profiles. It additionally permits them to conduct as much as eight 30-minute teletherapy periods a month. Particular person clinicians can join the free model of Kanga by way of Presence’s website.
Kanga is an interactive remedy platform designed to interact college students and empower clinicians with entry to a mess of sources and caseload administration instruments multi function place.
Kanga helps clinicians simplify their jobs with entry to new options:
- Documentation: With aim administration, pupil metrics, session notes, and strong reporting options, clinicians can simply doc notes and observe metrics to assist keep compliance.
- Caseload administration: With bulk administration of scholars, detailed caseload view, and scheduling options, clinicians can entry an easy-to-use interface constructed to amplify comfort for clinicians and facilitate remedy administration simpler by scheduling periods on the platform.
Clinicians can entry hundreds of interactive video games and actions, customize content material for every session, and administer assessments, multi function central location. Presence companions with high publishers so clinicians can entry a complete collection of fascinating assessments for on-line administration.
“It’s been very inspiring to see how pupil engagement has improved with Presence. Due to the strong collection of video games, actions, and instruments offered within the platform, our clinicians are seeing college students develop their confidence, engagement, and expertise in areas reminiscent of self-advocacy and shallowness,” stated Dr. Vangie Akridge, assistant director of particular schooling for CalPac Constitution Colleges, which makes use of Kanga to ship speech-language remedy, psychological well being counseling, and evaluation providers to college students. “Even dad and mom are extra engaged within the work we’re doing with their kids. We get constructive suggestions from excited dad and mom on a regular basis expressing how they see their youngster has improved speaking their emotions, regulating their feelings, and socially interacting.”
A key advantage of the Kanga expertise is the neighborhood and help that Presence presents to clinicians. Clinicians can make the most of reside in-room chat help for technical points, on-demand coaching, and reside workplace hours from Presence scientific specialists.
“We’ve got scientific specialists who not solely inform Kanga’s product design and upgrades, however who work to make sure that anyone utilizing the platform understands and advantages from its scientific purposes,” stated Hannah Werner, MA, CCC-SLP, the Kanga scientific lead at Presence. “Our many help choices assist meet the distinctive wants and studying types of clinicians.”
Presence is the main supplier of on-line remedy options for youngsters with numerous wants. On the coronary heart of the corporate is a purpose-built remedy platform, designed by clinicians for clinicians, that enables college groups to serve kids each out and in of college. It additionally permits faculties to increase their groups with a extremely expert, licensed clinician from Presence’s nationwide community of greater than 2,500 speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and behavioral and psychological well being professionals. Up to now, Presence has delivered greater than 5 million remedy periods to colleges and districts in each area of the U.S.