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
20th Annual Conference - Friday, May 6, 2016. The Dangers and Promises of Social Media and Computer Technology for Children, Youth and Their Families: A Call to Action
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)
What Should Parents, Educators and Clinicians Know About Social Media and Networking? Addressing the Knowledge Gap by Wendy Craig, Ph.D.
The Impact of Various Forms of Electronic Aggression: Preventive and Treatment Approaches by Wendy Craig, Ph.D., Debra J. Pepler, Ph.D., C.Psych
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
How Social Media and Computer Technology Can Help Students Succeed in School and Enhance Their Well-being by Jim Larson, Ph.D.,NCSP
Social Competence Scale
Don Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Research Director of The Melissa Institute, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
The Nature of the Challenges of the World of Social Media: Framing the Questions by Don Meichenbaum, Ph.D.
The Future of Psychotherapy Using Computer Technology and Social Media by Don Meichenbaum, Ph.D
Living Lab Report
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)
The Impact of Social Media on the Developing Child and Youth: What Every Parent, Educator and Clinician Should Know by Debra J. Pepler, Ph.D., C.Psych
Dan Santisteban, Ph.D., Director of Dunspaugh-Dalton Community and Educational Well-Being Research Center, Professor, School of Education & Human Development, University of Miami.