By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three techniques useful in introducing the idea of internet addiction to clients.
-Explain three types of emotional attachment to the internet.
-Explain three aspects of escapism.
-Explain three concepts related to internet time consumption.
-Explain three emotional causes that trigger a client’s internet addiction.
-Explain three concepts regarding children who become addicted to the internet.
-Explain three concepts related to partners of clients with an internet addiction.
-Explain the primary engine of MySpace's stupendous growth.
-Explain with what do children/adolescents with IAD have trouble.
-Explain two areas that are amplified by teen social-networking sites and Internet communication.
-Explain the five criteria for Internet addiction.
-Explain what makes adolescents more prone to addiction.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Psychologist CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Counselor CEUs, MFT CEUs