Problematic Internet Use: Controversies and Implications for Practice

Problematic Internet Use: Controversies and Implications for Practice

by CME Resource, Alice Flanagan
     
 
The purpose of this course is to provide mental health professionals with the information necessary to identify pathological Internet behaviors and provide interventions to halt problematic use of the Internet. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this

Overview

The purpose of this course is to provide mental health professionals with the information necessary to identify pathological Internet behaviors and provide interventions to halt problematic use of the Internet. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Discuss general Internet usage patterns.
2. Define and identify types of problematic Internet use.
3. Explain the current state of problematic Internet use research and barriers to improving knowledge.
4. Describe characteristics of the Internet that make it susceptible to compulsive behaviors.
5. Describe the prevalence of problematic Internet use.
6. Compare the theoretical perspectives used to explain problematic Internet use.
7. Identify risk factors for problematic Internet use.
8. Identify the signs of problematic Internet use.
9. Explain the social, familial, interpersonal, occupational, mental health, and physical consequences of problematic Internet use.
10. Evaluate approaches to the treatment of problematic Internet use.

This 5-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149377015
Publisher:
CME Resource/NetCE
Publication date:
04/01/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
239 KB

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