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Understanding Tech Dependence in the Context of Current Life Stressors

ID: 4194WEB

This timely webinar examines the convergence and impact of technology and stress in the midst of Covid-19. Learn how today’s technology inhibits learning, creates attention issues, negatively impacts your health and sets you and your loved ones up for potential unwanted consequences. Discover research showing how technology potential primes individuals for dependence and even violence. Observe how effortlessly pornography is accessed by children, tools that facilitate it and just how predators can easily access children. Learn vital information revealing the conditions ripe for increased psychological imbalance, self injury and even suicide. Get answers to your personal and professional questions. *This is a full day webinar. Attendees must attend the full day to receive a certificate of completion.


Fee: $120.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 6.00

Instructor: John Kriger, MSM, LCADC, CPS
Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom (Interactive Webinar)
Online Live Webinar, Online, NJ


Webinar Objectives

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
• Explain three ways the technology inhibits learning
• Illustrate four ways the combination of technology and Covid-19 have increased stress
• Describe four ways in which technology primes individuals for violence
• Outline three ways that COVID-19 facilitated progress fee addiction
• Name five approaches parents can undertake to reduce stress for themselves and their children

Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

About the Instructor

John Kriger, MSM, LCADC, CPS, is a nationally and internationally recognized keynote and content expert speaker, author, and consultant. As President of Kriger Consulting, Inc., he specializes in the health services arena. He speaks and consults with health care agencies, hospitals, schools, treatment programs and agencies on Tech Dependence, Advocacy Through Public Speaking, Audience Engagement, Transformational Leadership, and Stress Reduction. John is the author of, The Pond: A Small Book About Making Big Changes, which was a required reading for the Johnson and Johnson School Health Leadership Institute. His second book, Turned On & Tuned Out, A Guide to Understanding and Managing Tech Dependence. His third book is currently in process and deals with impact of technology on mental health issues, violence, suicide, trafficking and predatory behavior.

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