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CE Event: Social Media

Social Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly from a Social Work Perspective featuring Qur-an Web, MSW and Marcus Stallworth, LMSW

This webinar will examine the impact social media, music, and advertising have on today's society. Overexposure to certain media outlets can influence how people develop their value system and how they make decisions on moral issues and peer relationships. We know this to be particularly true with individuals who have experienced trauma and significant losses. By examining music, videos, and advertisement campaigns, we identify the negative impact of imagery and subliminal messages, and discuss ways to help individuals identify why they make the choices they make online. We will explore how to increase media literacy by educating and empowering individuals to use critical thinking skills and to see the direct and unintended consequences associated with technology. The importance of legislative advocacy will also be discussed.

*Please register at least one hour before the webinar starts, so you have time to receive your login information via email. Online programs are not approved for CE hours for LPCs.  

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