Social Media and the Internet: The Impact on Young People's Wellbeing - Youth Friendly Doctor Program
The Youth Friendly Doctor (YFD) program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to remain up to date with the most pertinent issues affecting young people and how to best manage these issues.
This workshop will provide medical professionals with an understanding of the potential risks, the safety and mental wellbeing of young people and the issues they face online.
Topics being covered include the types of social media and how they are used among young people, positive and negative impacts of social media and common signs of cyber-bullying in young patients.
Professor Leilia Green – Professor of Communciations - Edith Cowan University
Jordan Foster - Clinical Psychologist - Headspace Fremantle / YSAFE
Date: Tuesday 10 September 2019
Time: 6.00pm light refreshments, start 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue: AMA (WA) House, 14 Stirling Highway, Nedlands
Ability to identify the main types of social media and how they are used among young people.
Outline various positive and negative impacts of social media in relation to adolescent wellbeing
Improved ability to recognise common signs of cyber-bullying in young patients.