EP22: Teens and Video Games

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Mike Langlois, MSW, LICSW, is author of "Reset: Video Games & Psychotherapy." He is a gamer-affirmative therapist whose work focuses on gaming, social media, and the impact of social networks on relationships. Langlois encourages us to change our perspective of gaming and to understand that they can be very social in nature.

Posted Jan. 22, 2019

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About Mike Langlois

Mike Langlois holds a BA from Connecticut College and an MSW from Smith College School for Social Work. He has more than 20 years of experience counseling adults and families. His work includes treating patients who use video games from a gamer-affirmative stance. He is an adjunct faculty member of Boston College School for Social Work and a teaching associate in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Michael Langlois' website, Gamer Therapist

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EP23: Teens and Social Media

Sean Erreger, LCSW, MSW, is a clinical case manager for children and adolescents at risk of inpatient psychiatric hospitalization and/or out of home placement. He suggests that social workers who work with teens should consider understanding the social media their clients use could be part of cultural competency.
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