Problematic Internet Use, Social–Emotional Learning Competencies, and Bullying Victimization

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 4,6
  • Skill Level: Introduction

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn about what is problematic internet use (PIU).
  2. learn about whether students' bullying victimization was related to their PIU.
  3. learn about the role of social–emotional learning competencies in protecting bullied victim students from PIU.


Do students’ experiences of being bullied make them vulnerable to problematic internet use (PIU)? Why some bullied adolescents were not likely to develop negativities, while others were at risk? We will provide results of a study that examined the relationship between bullying victimization and PIU and moderating effects of social–emotional learning (SEL) competencies among Chinese adolescents. School psychologists will learn what interventions to implement as means of preventing bullied adolescents from addiction to PIU.



Chun Chen, University of California Santa Barbara
Chunyan Yang, University of California Berkeley

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