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Technology Dependence: Implications for Violence in the Family, School and Self-injury

ID: 4174

This highly engaging workshop provides the most up to date research pertaining to "tech-dependence," social isolation, decreased empathy, virtual relationships, bullying and self-injury. Learn the indicators of abuse and dependence, and discover the potential impact of high levels of intense computer interaction on the brain. Find how your behaviors and those of your clients may be modified daily, with a potential long term cost to your health and to society. Explore hidden dangers inherent in gaming, social networking, and alternative reality environments that can contribute to decreased empathy, enhanced potential for violence, self-injury and even suicide. Study methods to reengage clients to offset social isolation, building networking skills, reconnecting to self and for providing skills to increased resiliency to social problems.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

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Instructor: John Kriger, MSM, CADC, CPS
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Rutgers Eco Complex
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