The Dangers and Promises of Social Media and Computer Technology for Children, Youth and Their Families: A Call to Action
Friday, May 6, 2016
- 75% of 12 to 17 year olds own cell phones
- 92% of teens report going online daily; 24% of these teens go online " almost constantly"
- Teens send up to 3,400 texts a month which translates to more than a 100 texts per day
Wendy Craig, Ph.D., Professor, Head of the Department of Psychology at Queen’s University, Co-director of the Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network (PREVNet)
Lawrence S. Feldman, Ph.D., Vice Chair of the Miami-Dade County Public School Board
Jim Larson, Ph.D., NCSP, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Don Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Research Director of The Melissa Institute, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Debra J. Pepler, Ph.D., C.Psych., Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology, York University, Co-director of the Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network (PREVNet)
Dan Santisteban, Ph.D., Director of Dunspaugh-Dalton Community and Educational Well-Being Research Center, Professor, School of Education & Human Development, University of Miami.