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Emerging Digital Mental Health Challenges and the New Standards for Technology in Social Work
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This workshop will explore the emergence of digital mental health issues, such as Internet Use Disorder, Nomophobia, Digital Dementia, Photo-Taking Disorder, as well as the delivery of mental health and other support services via information and communication technology (ICT). This workshop will discuss the 2017 NASW, ASWB, CSWE & CSWA Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice, and ethical challenges social workers should be aware of when engaging clients/potential clients in cyberspace.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/12/2017
When: Thursday, October 12, 2017
12:30 PM
Where: Room 317 Briggs Building (University of Detroit Mercy main campus)
4001 W. McNichols Road
Detroit, Michigan  48221
United States
Contact: Tricia McCarthy
517.487.1548 x16


Online registration is available until: 10/10/2017
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FREE - NO COST TO ATTENDEES!!!

 

2.0 CEs in Ethics

 

Space is Limited - Preregistration Required

 

Emerging Digital Mental Health Challenges and the New Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice

This CE workshop will explore the emergence of digital mental health issues, such as Internet Use Disorder, Nomophobia, Digital Dementia, Photo-Taking Disorder, as well as the delivery of mental health and other support services via information and communication technology (ICT). This workshop will discuss the 2017 NASW, ASWB, CSWE and CSWA Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice, and ethical challenges social workers should be aware of when engaging clients/potential clients in cyberspace. 

 

A light lunch will be provided - attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch [encouraged for those with food sensitivities].

 

At the conclusion of this CE workshop, attendees will:

 

· Understand the impact of transformational technology on the Social Work profession

· Recognize the importance of practicing good digital mental health to avoid chronic use and abuse of technology and social media

· Be aware of ethical challenges associated with online Social Work practice (will discuss NASW Code of Ethics revisions related to technology use)

· Be aware of the 2017 NASW, ASWB, CSWE and CSWA Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice 

 

About the Presenter: Janet M. Joiner, PhD, LMSW, is Department Chair and Assistant Professor in the University of Detroit Mercy Department of Social Work. She is also Executive Director and Founder of the Institute for Cyber Social Work, an organization dedicated to advancing the practice of electronic Social Work. 

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