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"What's Treatment-Interfering about "Normal" Social Media and Health Practices?" - Webinar Registration - SAVE THE DATE

  • November 12, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Link to Webinar, . . . sent in confirmation e-mail.


  • Until Nov 3rd at 11:59 p.m.
  • Nov 4rd - Nov 10th
  • Until Nov 3rd at 11:59 p.m.
  • Nov 4th - Nov 10th

Membership Meeting - Webinar

Alli Spotts-De Lazzer, LMFT

    "What's Treatment-Interfering about "Normal" Social Media and Health Practices?"

Note:  Webinar 

This workshop will empower clinicians to discern the therapeutic risks of the seemingly “normal” and societally accepted practices of using social media and pursuing health options, via the internet.  These seemingly “normal” practices, address these potentially sensitive topics, explore the possible effect on the client’s treatment goals, and mitigate potential threats to treatment efficacy. Important to the field’s expanding focus on inclusive treatment, this workshop also offers an opportunity to explore clinician biases regarding size diversity that can further impact their ability to effectively assess these areas of concern.

Learning Objectives

In successfully completing and attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1.  Name 3 mental health risks of problematic social media use.
  2.  List 3 symptoms that can look like mental health diagnostic criteria but may come directly from nutrition-related practices.
  3.  Describe 3 methods clinicians can use to assess for and identify the impact of social media on the therapeutic process.


Alli Spotts-De Lazzer, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS), and CEDS Supervisor who practices in Studio City, Los Angeles, California. She's the author of the book, MeaningFULL: 23 Life-Changing Stories of Conquering Dieting, Weight, & Body Image Issues, and a Psychology Today blog also titled "MeaningFULL.” Alli has published mental health articles in numerous trade magazines and peer-reviewed journals and has presented educational workshops at graduate schools, clinical training facilities, hospitals, and conferences. She recently revamped a social media literacy program and appeared on an educational panel for Harvard Alumni for Mental Health, “Fashion x Mental Health: The Power of Pixels on Self-Perception.” A believer in advocacy and volunteerism, she has co-chaired committees for the Academy for Eating Disorders and the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) and served as an advisor for the iaedp Certified Eating Disorders Specialist educational curriculum. She created #ShakeIt for Self-Acceptance! - a series of public events that provide mental health education through inspiration and fun.

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Sunday, November 12, 2023


  8:30am-9am Check-In*

  9am-9:30am Membership Meeting/

      Chapter Announcements*

  9:30-11am CE/Speaker Presentation

  11am-11:15am Opportunity Drawing/

      Private Practice Announcements*

  11:15am-11:45am Break*

  11:45am-1:45pm Board Meeting (in-person)*

*=portion of course not eligible for CE's

This course is intended for beginning to advanced mental health professionals.

Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Course evaluations will be sent and CE completion certificates will be awarded to participants that attend the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation within 48 hours of the speaker presentation.


On Zoom: live webinar - link sent in confirmation e-mail.

Please note: Confirm your meeting selection is accurate for in person or webinar and member or non-member.  No walk-ins or registration changes will be allowed less than 24 hours before the meeting.


SFV-CAMFT chapter members


     $20 (online until Friday, November 3rd at 11:59pm)

     $30 (online week of event, November 4th - November 10th)

Non chapter members


     $30 (online until Friday, November 3rd at 11:59pm)

     $40 (online week of event, November 4th - November 10th)

No phone or email RSVP.

No cash or check, credit card only (we accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover).

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To Register:  Please click on the   register  button.  If you are not logged in yet and are a member of our chapter, please be sure to log in here first. A confirmation email will be sent once payment is received.   

Questions? Contact our VP of Membership here

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Accommodations? Contact our Hospitality Chair here

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Refund Policy 

Requests for refunds must be in writing and received by SFV-CAMFT before one week prior to the event. A $2 administrative fee will be deducted for cancellation of a paid event, through the cancellation deadline. There will be no changes or cancellations received after one week prior to the event (this includes No shows and arriving late to the presentation on the day of the event). The President has discretion to issue refunds that do not comply with the policy. To request a refund, email

SFV-CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for Marriage & Family Therapists. SFV-CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

CAMFT- approved Continuing Education Provider #62281

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