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Blackmore and Professor
Published: August 2017
This module, the second in a two-part
series, examines the ways in which the personal computer
and social media impact upon wellbeing and on your work as a
clinician/therapist. It highlights some of the problems
with social media and how its use can have unintended negative
It also looks at how social
media can be used for a variety of malicious purposes,
suggesting mental health professionals need to be aware of this
potential for harm. The module also looks at how to practise
safely and ethically in an era of increasing social media use.
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