Training in 2020
Data Protection Laws, Cybersecurity and Privacy and what they really mean for Therapy practices.
The course includes: What are the new regulations coming into effect? What do I need to change/adapt since GDPR? Why do I need to understand Cybersecurity and why does it matter if I don't take electronic notes?
£100 per person
29th March 2020
19th July 2020
Using Technology IN Therapy practice.
The course includes: Practical issues, Technology and Equipment, Ethics, Law, AR, VR and Gaming/Digital Media. The day will take participants through the technology and allow you to experience first hand the games and how these can be applied to practice.
£199.99 per person
4th April 2020
19th September 2020
Cybertrauma training: An introductory course enabling conversation and action.
What is it, why do I need to know and how to help.
What does the day cover?
Cybertrauma: What is this and why does this differ from corporeal (real life) trauma? What is the impact and what can I do?
A simple bio/psycho/social model of attachment and polyvagal approaches to device/game use I children and young people.
Infant and child development in a world of screens and devices
Social media and gaming. What to look out for, what are the dangers and myths?
Screen time and mental health; is there a real link?
Addiction to social media; is it really pathological?
Can gaming be an addiction, is it really a disorder, what’s the evidence?
Cyberbullying. Definitions/typology, impact and treatment
Online abuse, harms and dangers. How to assess risk and safeguard
Managing use of devices, gaming and screen time
Digital parenting; why this is a new paradigm
Body image and the influence of Instagram/Snapchat on the developing young person
Cybertrauma is any trauma that a person suffers through or via digital devices or online spaces. For young people the prevalence of online abuse and harm is increasing alongside the complexities of the issues they face. Often the parents/carers of and professionals working with these young people are unaware of these issues or feel their children know more about technology than they do and this course can help you gain the knowledge needed to close that gap
Here is a link to a blog originally written for therapists and is one to consider before attending training to open your mind to the ideas of the day