Course overview

Social media is a great way to make contact with celebrities and catch up with friends, but filtered images and selected moments portray unrealistic goals which puts overwhelming pressure on young people. The stress to fit in can provoke anxiety, depression or eating and drug disorders. We have put this course together to help you understand how the internet can affect your self-image and how to avoid falling into the pressures of online society.

Learning objectives:

  • How social media can impact you negatively
  • The difference between perception and reality (how to recognise)
  • How to prevent younger people becoming negatively influenced

Course resources

Complete the eModule to gain your certificate (subscription required). 

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Social Media and Self Image - eModule
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