Helping Those Stuck in The Web: Understanding and Treating Those With Problematic Gaming, Social Media, Pornography, and General Screen Use

Helping Those Stuck in The Web: Understanding and Treating Those With Problematic Gaming, Social Media, Pornography, and General Screen Use

 

Three (3) Hour Workshop for Texas Psychologists, LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs

Virtual Event

 

Friday, September 24, 2021  - 9:00 am to 12:15 pm


Workshop Description

Jeremy Edge, LPC, IGDC will present on the topic "Helping Those Stuck in The Web: Understanding and Treating Those With Problematic Gaming, Social Media, Pornography, and General Screen Use." This workshop will cover research related to the pros and cons around video games, social media, pornography, and general screen use. The workshop will cover symptoms, treatments, resources, and tools to help those with problems around screen use. Videos, case examples, games, and interactive feedback will promote engagement for this workshop.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the types of gamers and how they relate to our client's personalities
  • Describe the symptoms of behavioral addictions and how that relates to screen use
  • Identify clients who engage in problematic screen use and know the right treatment to use
  • Identify specific tools and treatments to help those struggling with problematic screen use

Presenter

Jeremy Edge, LPC, IGDC is the owner and founder of the counseling practice, Escapingthe.com, PLLC. Jeremy is an International Gaming Disorder Certified counselor which is the leading certification for working with people with Gaming Disorder. He's also obtained the Digital Wellness Certificate through the Digital Wellness Institute. He provides individual, parenting, and family counseling services for teenagers, young adults, and adults struggling with problematic Internet and screen use. After personally experiencing the negative effects of Gaming Disorder, Jeremy devoted his work to helping those recover from problematic and disordered screen use. In addition to problematic screen use, Jeremy works well with men of all ages. He received his Master’s degree in Community Counseling at UT San Antonio and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UT Tyler.

Registration Fees

Please ensure DPA membership is current before registering at the discounted member rate. Your registration will be cancelled if you register for the wrong category. Join DPA Now or Renew Membership to receive the discount!

Early Registration (by 09/21/21): DPA Member Professional $75; Non-Member Professional - $105; DPA Student/Intern/Postdoc Member - $25; Non-Member Student/Intern/Postdoc - $55

Delayed Registration (after 09/21/21): DPA Member Professional - $95; Non-Member Professional - $125; DPA Student/Intern/Postdoc Member - $45; Non-Member Student/Intern/Postdoc - $75

Additional Info

Workshop starts promptly at 9:00 am. Registrants will receive a link to the online workshop once registrations are processed. Professional development/CEUs will be emailed once attendance has been confirmed and evaluations are completed. Credits are only available to those who attend the event at the scheduled time.

Accreditation Statement

Psychologists - This activity qualifies for 3.0 hours of professional development credit for Texas Psychologists. Dallas Psychological Association, Inc. (DPA) maintains responsibility for the program and its content as per TSBEP rule 461.11(c)(2)(A). Counselors - This activity consists of 3.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. DPA activities meet the continuing education requirements as outlined in Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors rule 681.142. Social Workers - This activity consists of 3.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. DPA activities meet the continuing education requirements as outlined in Texas State Board of Examiners of Social Workers rules 781.509 and 781.511(a)-(c). Marriage and Family Therapists - This activity consists of 3.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. DPA activities meet the continuing education requirements as outlined in Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists rule 801.264. For all license categories, full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Please retain the certificate of completion and use as proof of completion when required.

Event Properties

Event Date 09/24/2021 9:00 am
Event End Date 09/24/2021 12:15 pm
Speaker Jeremy Edge, LPC, IGDC
Number Hours 3.0 Hours
Location Virtual Workshop

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