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Pre-Recorded Homestudy

Social Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly


Topic Areas:
Adolescent |  Brain Development |  Social Media
Categories:
Coalition of State Psychological Associations
Speaker:
Eva H. Telzer, Ph.D.
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
3 Hours 45 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Never expires.



Description

This course is designed to deconstruct the psychological science on youths' technology and social media use.  Using theories and methods from developmental cognitive neuroscience and developmental psychopathology, this course describes how adolescents' social media use may confer benefits and risks for adolescents' psychological, social, and neural development.  Topics include the role of social media on adolescent body image, how social media impacts sleep and brain development, and what parents can do to help their adolescent navigate social media in more healthy ways.

Credits


Vermont

4 CE Credits

Vermont Psychologists

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists, and is also approved by the Vermont Board of Psychological Examiners to sponsor continuing education for psychologists licensed in Vermont.  This course is intended to qualify for specialty mandated credit types as follows:

Ethics:  0
Cultural Competency:  0

Vermont LICSW

Continuing education courses sponsored by the Vermont Psychological Association are pre-approved by the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation for continuing education credit for licensed independent clinical social workers in Vermont.  This course is intended to qualify for the following specialty mandated credit types;

Ethics:  0
Cultural Competency:  0

Vermont LCMHC/LMFT

Continuing education courses sponsored by the Vermont Psychological Association are pre-approved by the Vermont Board of Allied Mental Health for continuing education credit for licensed clinical mental health counselors and licensed marriage and family therapists in Vermont.  This course is intended to qualify for the following specialty mandated credit types:

Ethics:  0
Cultural Competency:  0


Alabama

4 CE Credits

Psychologist

This program is co-sponsored by the Alabama Psychological Association and a coalition of other state psychological associations, and is organized by the Vermont Psychological Association.

Both the Vermont and the Alabama Psychological Associations are approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Vermont Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


Connecticut

4 CE Credits

Connecticut Psychologists

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Connecticut accepts these credits for continuing education for psychologists in Connecticut pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 20-191c(b).  This course is intended to qualify for specialty mandated credit types as follows:

Veterans' Mental Health: 0

Connecticut LPC

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing educaiton for psychologists.  Based on this approval, this course is pre-approved for credit for Connecticut licensed professional counselors under Conn. Agencies Regs § 20-195cc-3(a)(1).  This course is intended to qualify for mandated credit types as follows:

Ethics: 0
Veterans' Mental Health:  0


Massachusetts

4 CE Credits for Psychologists & LMHCs
4.84 CE Credits for LCSWs

Massachusetts Psychologists

The Massachusetts Board of Registration of Psychologists accepts credits earned from courses sponsored by APA-approved sponsors as indicated in 251 C.M.R. §§ 4.02, 4.03. 
 

Massachusetts LICSW/LCSW

As a course sponsored by an APA-approved CE sponsor, this course qualifies for credit for clinical social workers and certified social workers in Massachusetts under 258 CMR sec 31.04(2)(d).


Missouri

4 CE Credits

Psychologist

This event is co-sponsored by the Missouri Psychological Association and a coalition of other state psychological associations, and is organized by the Vermont Psychological Association.

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

LPC

This event is co-sponsored by the Missouri Psychological Association and a coalition of other state psychological associations, and is organized by the Vermont Psychological Association.

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

LCSW

This event is co-sponsored by the Missouri Psychological Association and a coalition of other state psychological associations, and is organized by the Vermont Psychological Association.

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


New Hampshire

4 CE Credits

New Hampshire Psychologists

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor live continuing education for psychologists.  The New Hampshire Board of Psychologists accepts credits earned from courses sponsored by APA-approved sponsors as indicated in Psyc § 402.01(d)(11).  This course is intended to qualify for specialty mandated credit types as follows:

Ethics: 0

New Hampshire LICSW

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education to psychologists.  As a course sponosred by an organization with such approval, these credits are also accepted by the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice for clinical social workers licensed in New Hampshire, as provided in Mhp 402.02(b)(1).  This course is intended to qualify for the following specialty mandated credits:

Ethics:  0
Suicide Prevention:  0

New Hampshire LCMHC

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education to psychologists.  As a course sponosred by an organization with such approval, these credits are also accepted by the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice for clinical mental health counselors licensed in New Hampshire, as provided in Mhp 402.02(b)(1).  This course is intended to qualify for the following specialty mandated credits:

Ethics:  0
Suicide Prevention:  0

New Hampshire--Other Mental Health Practice

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. As a course sponosred by an organization with such approval, these credits are also accepted by the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice for marriage and family therapists; pastoral psychotherapists; and school social workers licensed in New Hampshire, as provided in Mhp 402.02(b)(1).  The course is intended to qualify for the following specialty mandated credit types: 

Ethics:  0
Suicide Prevention:  0


New York

4 CE Contact Hours

New York Psychologists

The Vermont Psychological Association is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0210.  This course is intended to qualify for specialty mandated continuing education topics as follows:

Ethics:  0
Professional Boundaries:  0


Nebraska

4 CE Credits 

Psychologist

This program is co-sponsored by a coalition of state psychological associations, and is organized by the Vermont Psychological Association.

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Vermont Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


Oklahoma

Psychologist

This program is co-sponsored by the Oklahoma Psychological Association and a coalition of other state psychological associations, and is organized by the Vermont Psychological Association.

Both the Vermont and the Oklahoma Psychological Associations are approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Vermont Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

LCSW

This program is co-sponsored by the Oklahoma Psychological Association and a coalition of other state psychological associations, and is organized by the Vermont Psychological Association.

Both the Vermont and the Oklahoma Psychological Associations are approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Vermont Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

LPC

This program is co-sponsored by the Oklahoma Psychological Association and a coalition of other state psychological associations, and is organized by the Vermont Psychological Association.

Both the Vermont and the Oklahoma Psychological Associations are approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Vermont Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


Wisconsin

4 CE Credits

Wisconsin Psychologist

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Vermont Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.  


Other States Accepting Credits from APA-Approved Sponsors

4 CE Credits

APA States

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor live continuing education for psychologists.  The Vermont Psychological Association maintains responsibility for its programs and their content.  Psychologists and other professionals licensed in states whose respective licensing boards approve continuing education offered by APA-approved sponsors may earn continuing education credits for this course.



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Speaker

Eva H. Telzer, Ph.D.'s Profile

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Dr. Eva Telzer is a Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at UNC Chapel Hill, and director of the Developmental Social Neuroscience Lab at UNC Chapel Hill.  She is an associate editor at Child Development and Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience, and the co-director of the Winston National Center on Technology Use, Brain, and Psychological Development.  Her research examines how social and cultural processes shape adolescent brain development, with a focus on both prosocial and risk-taking behaviors, family and peer relationships, and the role of social media in youth’s lives.

Dr. Telzer has authored nearly 200 publications and has received numerous awards for her work, including an Association for Psychological Science Rising Star Award, an early career award from the Society of Research on Adolescence, a Young Investigator Award from the Flux Congress Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, and the American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology.  She is regularly featured as an expert in psychological science in consultation to government agencies and non-profit associations, as well in media appearances in The New York Times, NPR, CNN, ABC, CBS, and NBC.


Course Objectives

Objective 1

Identify psychological, social, and neural changes linked to social media use.


Objective 2

Explain the benefits and risks of social media use.


Objective 3

Evaluate the appropriateness of conclusions derived from psychological research.


Objective 4

Apply psychological concepts, theories, and reseach findings on social media use to real-world situations.