Update on CEU meetings for 2020 - As is the case for all of us, the SAART board is adjusting to the unknowns of 2020. We are keeping a close eye on the recommendations from the medical community as well as government guidance to plan for the rest of the CEU meetings in 2020. The SAART June CEU training will be online. We will make a decision about the location of each meeting separately throughout the year in order to follow the most current guidance at the time. Please watch your inbox for information about each particular meeting. As a reminder, the schedule for the remainder of this year includes:
June 9th - online
September 15th (rescheduled from April)
June Topic - Integrating Technology into Relationships Across the Lifespan: Benefits & Pitfalls
Presenter: Dr Allen Novian, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S, BCN
Technology is everywhere; it is impossible to avoid. Like any other development in society, it has both positive and negative impacts on couples, families, and all other interpersonal relationships. In this presentation we will discuss both the good and the bad ways in which technology can be utilized in relationship, including social media, screen time, communication technology, and the internet in general.
Identify how technology shapes relationships and impacts attachment and attunement.
Recognize when a couple is utilizing communication technology inappropriately and teach them to set positive boundaries on technology use.
Identify some of the neurological and psychological effects on children, teens, and adults.
Recognize and communicate about how technology use impacts us throughout life.
Setting good boundaries for technology use during COVID-19 and making adjustments as we move back toward “normal” life.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Novian has been working with individuals and couples since 2001 and specializes in integrating physiological, neurological, and psychological techniques to improve his clients’ personal and interpersonal relationships.