1.5 PDU - Episode 30: Balancing Technology in Developing Adolescents
Earn 1.5 PDU or 1.5 contact hours toward your professional development requirements by listening to episode 30 of the OT School House Podcast and taking a 10 question quiz to demonstrate learned knowledge.
In this professional development podcast course, Jayson interviews Dr. Stephanie Foster, PhD, OTR/L and her daughter, Nicole Foster on the effects of technology use and the promotion of healthy balance. We will look at current trends in technology use among teens as well as how these trends may affect young adults down the road as Internet Addiction Disorder is set to be added to the newest version of the DSM. Nicole also presents a model for developing a healthy balance between technology and other life experiences.
Objectives for this Professional Development Podcast. Listeners will:
1. Learn current trends related to technology use among teenagers and why this may be problematic.
2. Become familiar with some of the current research related to development in a world with technology.
3. Understand how the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change can be used to assist those who may be addicted to technology.
When purchased, you will receive a document instructing you on how to take a 10 question quiz in order to demonstrate mastery of the learning objectives. That document will also include the presentation slides and references that go along with the episode. The slides act as a supplement to the episode and were not designed to be followed along directly with the episode.
Upon passing the short quiz, you will be provided a certificate of completion to use for state licensure and/or national board certification renewal.