Electronic Screen Compulsion & Addiction Professional Education

About This Course

"Assessment and Treatment of Digital Use Disorders" provides professionals with a deeper understanding of digital addictions as well as tools and resources to help those they serve.

  • Guides social workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Nurses and other mental health professionals to a deeper understanding of the impact of excessive screen use

  • Safely Learn at your convenience - Online and self paced

  • Developed exclusively for professionals by Dr. Clifford Sussman, an expert on digital addictions featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, etc.

  • CE's are available (Click here for more information)

Learn About

In "Assessment of Treatment of Digital Use Disorders" taught by Dr. Clifford Sussman, you will ...

  • What digital screen time does to the brain in regards to mental and physical health

  • When too much screen time is an issue

  • Activities that can be done to balance screen time

  • What therapeutic tools are used to reduce screen time

  • What prevention techniques are available



Who Should Attend?

Professional Education

Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Nurses & other Mental Health Providers


Course Welcome & Overview

Want to learn more?  Watch the course welcome & overview to learn more about Dr. Sussman, what motivated him to develop the course, the learning objectives, and the structure of the course.




Your Instructor

Clifford Sussman, MD is an expert consultant to the Internet and Video Game Use Disorder Track at Caron Renaissance in Florida. Has been in private practice in psychiatry for children, adolescents, and young adults for over 12 years in Washington, DC, where he specializes in treating internet and video game addiction. He also treats patients with comorbid conditions, such as ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. He completed an adult psychiatry residency at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburgh, PA, and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Sussman’s expertise on digital addictions has been featured in several well-known media sources, including the New York Times, HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, TIME Magazine for Kids, Attention Magazine, Bethesda Magazine, and the bestselling book Raising a Screen Smart Kid by Juliana Miner. His most recent live Webinar for OperationParent.org, to help parents manage screen time in the pandemic had around 2000 registrants. As an author of peer-reviewed literature, he is a frequent public speaker. Website: www.cliffordsussmanmd.com

Clifford Sussman

MD



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Become part of the solution to video game and screen time addiction

  • $99.00

    More than 3 hours of content
    in 6 modules

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Course Overview & Introduction

    • Course Overview & Introduction Video

    • CE approval information - Important - Please read

    • Accomodations for the Differently Abled, Cancellation/Refund Policy

    • Learning Objectives

  • 02

    Understanding Problematic Screen Use

    • Module 1 Lesson - Understanding Problematic Screen Use

    • Module 1 Quiz

  • 03

    Assessing Problematic Screen Use

    • Module 2 Lesson - Assessing Problematic Screen Use

    • Module 2 Quiz

  • 04

    Treatment Plan, Treatment Phases

    • Module 3 Lesson - Treatment Plan, Treatment Phases

    • Module 3 Quiz

  • 05

    Treatment: Motivational Interviewing, Therapeutic Tools

    • Module 4 Lesson - Motivational Interviewing, Therapeutic Tools

    • Module 4 Quiz

  • 06

    Treatment & Prevention: Parent Training & Family Treatment

    • Module 5 Lesson - Treatment & Prevention: Parent Training & Family Treatment

    • Module 5 Quiz

  • 07

    Questions & Answers

    • Module 6 - Questions & Answers

  • 08

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation

    • Request to be Added to List of Professionals who have Completed this Course.

    • Completion Certificate Information

Reviews

What people are saying about the course

Assessment and Treatment of Digital Use Disorders is a comprehensive review of a novel clinical problem facing today's mental health professionals, as well as solutions informed by research evidence as well as Dr. Sussman's considerable clinical expertise.”

Associate Medical Director of Hartford Hospital, Ambulatory Services, Hartford, CT

Paul Weigle, MD

Have a Question about the Course?

Contact Robin Bartko, MS, CHES®, via email or text at Escape@WellnessGirlfriend.com or 410-916-1542. Don't forget to ask about group discounts. We are here to help! For businesses who would like to sponsor professionals to take this important course, text Robin.

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You can make a difference in recognizing and addressing digital use disorders

  • $99.00

    More than 3 hours of content
    in 6 modules

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Continuing Education (CE) Information

Learn more about earning continuing education (CE) credits

Continuing Education Credit for this program is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions.

Note: It is the participant's responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state.

PsychologistsCommonwealth Educational Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for Psychologists. Commonwealth Educational Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists completing this program will receive 3.0 hours of continuing education credits.

Social WorkersCommonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Social Workers. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for Social Workers. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Social Workers completing this program will receive 3.0 clinical hours of continuing education credit.

Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LPCs/LMHCs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. LPCs/LMHCs completing this program will receive 3.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LMFTs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. LMFTs completing this program will receive 3.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Nurses:  As an American Psychological Association approved provider CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (Provider Number CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nurses completing this program receive 3.0 CE hour of credit.

          This course is eligible for 3 CE's; this is a Beginning Level course.  There is no known commercial support nor conflict of interest for this program.

Note: It is the participant's responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their states.

Program Fee:  $99.00

Accommodations for the Differently Abled:

Individuals requiring special accommodations should contact Robin Bartko at Robin@WellnessGirlfriend.com or at 410-916-1542.

Questions or for More Information:

Email Robin@WellnessGirlfriend.com or text 410-916-1542 with any questions or to learn about large group discounts.

Once course is completed with a passing score, email Robin@WellnessGirlfriend.com or text 410-916-1542 for the procedure to get completion certificate from Commonwealth Seminars.  

For further information, please contact Commonwealth Education Seminars, 1-800-376-3345, CommonwealthSeminars@gmail.com