520 N. Delaware Ave • Philadelphia, PA 19123 • 215-923-2116 • fax: 215-923-5169

CE Type: 
SW
PCB
CPRP
APA
IACET
# of CE's: 
3

The digital world inhabited by our children is an ever-evolving reality.  While the internet provides wonderful opportunities for our young people to interact and learn, it can also be the source and means of bullying & gossip and other harmful behaviors.  This workshop will explore this world and offer suggestions on how we can help our youth maintain their safety, create healthy & positive self-images and engage each othet civily.  This training is made possible through the assistance of the Pennsylvania Youth Foundation, Elizabethtown, Pa.

Learning Objectives: 
  • View the more popular social media sites used by young people;
  • Examine patterns of social media use among young people;
  • Cite issues arising from inappropriate use of social media; and,
  • Outline prevention & intervention strategies to address these issues.
Intended Audience: 

This introductory level course, is designed for all professionals (behavioral health specialists, teachers, social workers, etc.) who work with young people.  Parents are also welcomed.

Instructional Level: 

Basic

Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits