Published on in Vol 21, No 7 (2019): July

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/12529, first published .
Development and Evaluation of ClientBot: Patient-Like Conversational Agent to Train Basic Counseling Skills

Development and Evaluation of ClientBot: Patient-Like Conversational Agent to Train Basic Counseling Skills

Development and Evaluation of ClientBot: Patient-Like Conversational Agent to Train Basic Counseling Skills

Michael J Tanana 1, PhD;  Christina S Soma 2, MEd;  Vivek Srikumar 3, PhD;  David C Atkins 4, PhD;  Zac E Imel 2, PhD

1 Social Research Institute, College of Social Work, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, US

2 College of Education , University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, US

3 School of Computing , University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, US

4 Psychiatry and Behavioral Science , University of Washington, Seattle, UT, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Michael J Tanana, PhD
  • Social Research Institute
  • College of Social Work
  • University of Utah
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  • Salt Lake City, UT
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  • Email: michael.tanana@utah.edu