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The Effects of Social Media on Teenage Anxiety
Recorded on December 17, 2021
On Demand Education
Expires in 19 Days
Free
1 CE Hour
Clinical
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Description

The goal of the presentation is to educate providers on navigating various social media platforms in order to educate adolescents and their families about their potential negative mental health effects. Providers will learn how social media directly influences teenagers and their thought processes, which has been shown to cause increased anxiety. Providers will learn how to communicate with teenagers and their families about using social media appropriately which can increase positive relationships within the family and decrease anxiety.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

1. List 4 social media platforms and their general use.

2. Identify 3 negative effects social media has on teenage anxiety

3. Apply 3 techniques to improve communication and interpersonal relationships between parents and their teenagers related to social media.

CE Details
Introductory
Clinical

The Louisiana Counseling Association is approved by the Louisiana Licensed Professional Board of Examiners to offer continuing education for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors and Provisional Licensed Professional Counselors. This program 1.0 CE clock hours for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits. ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

This workshop meets the requirements and has been approved for 1 hour for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists in Louisiana by the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

NY LMFTs
Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Natasha Smith

Natasha Smith was born and raised in Opelousas, LA. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Liberal Arts with a major in Psychology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, followed by a Masters of Social Work degree from the Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La. Natasha is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the Louisiana Board of Social Work Examiners. Natasha specializes in the treatment of Anxiety Disorders as a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional and a Certified Telemental Health Professional. Natasha has worked in the child welfare sector, as well being a Clinical Director and Supervisor.

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