Having a positive relationship with social media

19/12/202213:30 – 16:30

Zoom Autumn 2022

About the course

Social media has revolutionised the way we interact, think and behave. It provides a powerful tool for connecting, allowing people to share information online and create a sense of community and belonging. This workshop will help you understand the role social media plays in facilitating or hindering your recovery and wellbeing. You will hear a student’s personal story and experiences.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of our relationship with social media;
  • Explore the impact of social media on our psychological wellbeing; 
  • Understand the biopsychosocial explanations for social media and use; 
  • Learn practical and emotional coping strategies for developing a positive relationship with social media;
  • Create a social media wellbeing plan.

This course takes place over three hours in one session.

Zoom courses

If the course you would like to join is being delivered through Zoom, and you are new to Zoom, it may help to consider joining our 'getting comfortable with Zoom' workshop.

For all Zoom courses, please prepare by:

  • Using a notepad/paper and a pen during the session
  • Using a PC, tablet or any mobile device to access Zoom via the link in the email. If you are using a tablet or phone, you may need to download the Zoom app.
  • Using the link 5-10 minutes before the course is due to start to ensure that Zoom is working. Once you have logged in, you will be sent to a waiting room, where the tutor will acknowledge you and let you in to the main room. Please refer to the Zoom guide that will be sent in the confirmation email.
  • Reading our Zoom guide for more information about how to make the most out of the session and for technical support

For everyone’s safety, please ensure your display name on Zoom matches the name used to register for the course. You can watch this video on how to change your name on your PC, tablet or mobile device ahead of the course. Tutors are unable to accept anyone on the course whose name does not match the list of attendees and for ease of access, we would advise all students to do this before the course is due to start.

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