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Protecting Youth Online: Clinical and Legal Perspectives on Social Media and Online Risk-Taking

Caitlin Costello, MD
Health Sciences Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences • Director, UCSF Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify clinical and legal risks associated with social media use in youth
  • Describe the legal background and status of minors interacting online
  • Develop a plan to assess and advise patients and families around online risks


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, and therapists who participate in this activity.

Event Details

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