Name
E43 - Engaging Millennials in Treatment: It’s not just about texts and tweets (1.50 CEs)
Date & Time
Sunday, August 20, 2017, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jason  Friesema
Description
As the millennial generation is reaching early adulthood, the need for innovative and creative approaches to counseling and treatment are becoming increasingly clear. The millennial generation has some unique and new characteristics partially due to the access they have to information and the unique ways they can interact with each other via technology. Some have described the generational shift to the millennials as the largest generation change since the Enlightenment. This session will discuss why treatment approaches also need to be informed and adjusted appropriately.
 
Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to:
  • Understand and describe the unique characteristics of the millennial generation.
  • Utilize practical and creative tools for counseling this generation of client.
  • Utilize technology ideas to enhance their practice.
Sponsored by CeDAR