Speaker Biography

Dr. Don Grant, MA, MFA, DAC, SUDCC IV, PhD
´╗┐Director of Outpatient Services
´╗┐Newport Healthcare

Dr. Grant is an internationally award-winning media psychologist, published researcher, clinician, and educator with specific expertise in technology's impact on mental health. Dr.Grant is Chairman of the American Psychological Association's (APA's) Device Management & Intelligence and Strategic Planning Committees, President-Elect of APA Division 46 (The Society for Media Psychology & Technology), and has been commissioned by APA to write a book on healthy device management and the practice of good digital citizenship. Dr. Grant also designs, presents, and facilitates treatment strategy and educational training workshops on these topics for clinicians, educators, parents, and school communities. His current research includes investigations of the potential effects of social media, cyberbullying, and the imminent rise of augmented and virtual reality-based opportunities on adolescents, teens, young adults, and families.

 

Courses Offered

Healthy Device Management for Adolescents & Young Adults