By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name three techniques useful in introducing the idea of internet addiction to clients.
-Name three types of emotional attachment to the internet.
-Name three aspects of escapism.
-Name three concepts related to internet time consumption.
-Name three emotional causes that trigger a client’s internet addiction.
-Name three concepts regarding children who become addicted to the internet.
-Name three concepts related to partners of clients with an internet addiction.
-Explain the primary engine of MySpace's stupendous growth.
-Explain what can lead people to overcompensate in what they say when communicating electronically.
-Explain with what do children/adolescents with IAD have trouble, in extreme cases.
-Explain what makes adolescents more prone to addiction.
-Explain the problems can distractions like the internet and increasing homework cause in teenagers.
-Explain what teen need to be meet -- Teen venues like MySpace, Xanga and Facebook--and the ways they can personalize their IM personas.
-Explain what was revealed about Mypace supervision in a survey of 267 pairs of teens and parents in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
-Name two areas are accelerated and amplified by teen social-networking sites and Internet communication.
-Explain what is released while playing games on the internet and is thought to be an important neurochemical event in the generation of addiction.
-Name the five criteria for Internet addiction.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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