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Technology, Addiction and the Modern Family

Pepperdine University presents a day of clinical views on our digital world.
6 Continuing education units for LPCCs, LSCWs, LMFTs and Licensed Psychologists

This conference will focus on promoting best clinical practices and increasing the awareness of clinical providers around issues related to advances in technology.
Presentations by four renowned experts, include:

  • Closer Together: Further Apart – The Effect of Digital Technology on Addiction, Psychotherapy and our Daily Lives
    Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S – Elements Behavioral Health, Sr. Vice President of Clinical Development
  • Put That Down and Talk to Me: How Digital Drama is Redefining Mind and Body Wellness in Psychotherapy
    Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP – Elements Behavioral Health, Sr. Science Advisor
  • Teens Online: What Should we (not) be concerned about?
    Jaana Juvonen, PhD – UCLA, Professor of Psychology
  • Problematic and Addictive Computer/ Video Gaming: Assessment and Treatment
    Kenneth Woog, PsyD – Pepperdine University, Associate Director – PRYDE Program
.11/21/2014

Group Psychotherapy as Transformational Experience: The Invisible Garment

An essential element prescribed in recovery from substance abuse/dependence and process addictions is a “spiritual awakening,” that, hopefully, brings greater depth and meaning to the life of the individual, as well as the promotion of pro-social values for the enhancement of the community.

.11/08/2014