This three-hour workshop supports caregivers and professionals in finding technology balance for children, youth, and themselves. Participants will be presented with perspectives from both sides of the screen-use debate, current research regarding children and youth’s relationship with technology and media, and strategies for healthy technology use.
– Recognize the positive and negative impacts of technology and media, specifically on children and youth.
– Review current research findings regarding marketing, sexting and sexual content, violence and aggression, and bullying.
– Identify strategies for finding a balance in technology use for children, youth, and adults.
Light snacks and refreshments provided.