Featuring guest speaker Dr. Jean Twenge on May 15, 2018
Dr. Jean Twenge, the internationally recognized psychologist and researcher on adolescence and technology, discusses loneliness and its relation to anxiety and depression. She offers up-to-date research and strategies that address the psychological, educational, and counselling issues faced by professionals and their clients.
Professionals will learn:
- What the research tells us about best practices concerning the use of phones and electronic devices in the classroom
- The effects of screen time on the brain and learning in general
- The consequences of increased screen time with the concurrent decrease of social interactions
- The signs of depression and anxiety in students resulting from a lack of social interaction
- What we need to introduce into clinical practice to engage our young clients
Registration at 8:30 A.M.
Light breakfast and lunch included
Cette activité de formation continue en psychothérapie est reconnue par l'Ordre des psychologues du Québec. No de reconnaissance OPQ : RE02457-18
Cette activité fait partie du programme d’activités de formation continue adopté par l’Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec Numéro de reconnaissance unique de l`activité : 790
About Dr Jean Twenge
Dr. Jean M. Twenge, Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University, is the author of more than 140 scientific publications and the books iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood, Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled ? and More Miserable Than Ever Before and The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement (co-authored with W. Keith Campbell).
Dr. Twenge frequently gives talks and seminars on teaching and working with today's young generation based on a dataset of 11 million young people. Her audiences have included college faculty and staff, high school teachers, military personnel, camp directors, and corporate executives. Her research has been covered in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, and The Washington Post, and she has been featured on Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Fox and Friends, NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, and National Public Radio. She holds a BA and MA from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.