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Salve Regina University

36 Ochre Point Avenue

Bazarsky Lecture Hall, O'Hare Academic Building

Newport, RI 02840

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Newport Hospital, in collaboration with The Gruben Charitable Foundation and Salve Regina University, is pleased to present a free behavioral health workshop.

Expert David Greenfield, PhD, MSCP, will discuss issues associated with internet addiction and internet use disorder. He will explain how certain aspects of the internet and smartphone promote mood-altering behaviors such as compulsive use and addictive patterns.

Dr. Greenfield is founder and medical director of The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction and assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He is a leading authority on behavioral addiction medicine who lectures internationally and has appeared frequently on television and in numerous publications.

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5:30 p.m......Check-in and light refreshments
6 p.m...........Dr. David Greenfield: “Internet Addiction: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Treatment considerations”

Location - The workshop will be held in the Bazarsky Lecture Hall on the main level of the O'Hare Academic Building at Salve Regina University. For GPS directions, enter 36 Ochre Point Avenue Newport, Rhode Island 02840.

Parking - TBD

Continuing Education Accreditation (updated 10/21/19):

  • Rhode Island Mental Health Counselors Association (RIMHCA) – Qualifies for 1.5 CEUs
  • NAADAC, The Association of Addiction Professionals – Qualifies for 1.5 CEs
  • National Association of Social Workers - RI Chapter (NASW-RI) – 1.5 CEs have been applied for
  • Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD) – 1.5 CNEs have been applied for
  • Program approved by Portsmouth, RI, Middletown, RI, and Newport, RI school districts

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Criteria and Policies of the Rhode Island Medical Society (RIMS) through the joint providership of Rhode Island Hospital and Newport Hospital. Rhode Island Hospital is accredited by the Rhode Island Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation:

  • Physicians: Rhode Island Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Psychologists: Rhode Island Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Rhode Island Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners: Participants will receive a Certificates of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. These credits are accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

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Newport, RI 02840

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