Nov 18 2019
Nov 18 2019: 5:30pm–7:30pm

Innovations in Addiction Treatment: Epidemiology and Etiology of Internet Behaviors

Addiction and Recovery

David Greenfield, PhD, MSCP
David Greenfield, PhD, MSCP

Newport Hospital, in collaboration with The Gruben Charitable Foundation and Salve Regina University will present a free behavioral health workshop, “Innovations in Addiction Treatment: Epidemiology and Etiology of Internet Behaviors.” 

The featured speaker will be David Greenfield, PhD, MSCP, 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. During this workshop, Dr. Greenfield will discuss issues associated with internet addiction and internet use disorder. He will discuss aspects of the internet and smartphone and how the unique characteristics of these mediums promote mood altering behaviors such as compulsive use and addictive patterns.

Who Should Attend?

Attending this symposium would benefit any behavioral or allied health professionals: physicians, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, alcohol and drug counselors, mental health counselors, employee assistance professionals, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, peer support providers, recovery coaches, sober living residence operators and staff.

Event Schedule

5:30 - 6 p.m.: Registration and light refreshments

6 - 7:30 p.m.: David Greenfield, PhD, MSCP: "Internet Addiction: Epidemiology, Etiology and Treatment Considerations"

Registration Information

Registration is required for this event. For more information call 401-845-1502.

Register online

Professional credits have been applied for.