Gaming & extreme internet use have become a crutch for young people over the last few years. While a fun distraction for some, it can become a compulsive addiction for others.
These concerns have only increased during the COVID era, with teens and young adults at home and without normal socialization and recreational activities.
Now you have the opportunity to learn how to help your clients moderate extreme internet use. And how to work with parents to navigate this post-pandemic environment.
Join Dr. Aaron Weiner for an exploration of gaming and internet use as a behavioral addiction, and how behavioral health professionals can most effectively treat clients who are struggling to control their electronics use.
- Explain the main categories of gaming, and how gaming has increasingly moved towards a form of gambling
- Discuss three methods for helping teens and young adults moderate their use of electronics and games
- Discuss how best to work with parents to influence the behavior of teens with compulsive gaming or internet use
Licensed Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, & LMFT
Beginner to Intermediate
2 CE Hour Credits Approved By:
NAADAC, ASWB, & NBCC
State Board Approval
- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 1
- Duration Lifetime access
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 13
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self