Technology, social media and mental health: Part 2 – mental health hazards

Chris Blackmore and Professor Digby Tantam

90 minutes


September 2020

Learning module

CPD domain:

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This module, the second in a two-part series, examines the ways in which the personal computer and social media impact upon wellbeing and on your work as a clinician/therapist. It highlights some of the problems with social media and how its use can have unintended negative consequences.

It also looks at how social media can be used for a variety of malicious purposes, suggesting mental health professionals need to be aware of this potential for harm. The module also looks at how to practise safely and ethically in an era of increasing social media use.

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