Our program of topical workshops today includes…
Pediatric Psychiatry SIG members reveal misinformation and promotion of risky behavior within social media content
As campaigns mount to harness social media and curtail content shown to impact young people’s mental health, child care experts from within ACLP at CLP 2022 will today pose the question: Are We All Mad Here?
Sponsored by the Academy’s Pediatric Psychiatry SIG, the interactive workshop (today from 15:30 PM in rooms 204-205) will burrow into what speakers describe as a ‘social media rabbit hole’ to throw a spotlight on content that is plagued with misinformation and promotes risky behaviors, such as substance use, self-harm and potentially lethal ‘challenges.’
Robert Brett Lloyd, MD, PhD, FACLP, associate professor, Northwestern University, will moderate the workshop. Speakers include:
The final 30 minutes will allow the opportunity for hands-on exploration of social media apps, questions, and discussion. Attendees will have the opportunity to:
“Knowledge of social media apps by C-L psychiatrists is imperative for a culturally informed assessment,” say the organisers.