Assessing how youth use technology and media

The Vanderburgh and Warrick Community Foundations are partnering with the Indiana Youth Institute to provide information about how children and adolescents are using technology and media.

Youth workers, parents, community leaders, youth ministers, educators, counselors, and others working to impact the well-being of local youth, as well as those interested in this topic, are invited to attend one of the free workshops.

The speaker is Dr. James Schroeder, a Child Psychologist at St. Mary's Center for Children.

Dr. Schroeder will give an overview of potential benefits and cost of technology use.  He will focus on the overall impact related to health and current functioning of youth as well as potential outcomes in adulthood.

The presentation will also focus on practical ways parents and clinicians can facilitate responsible use of technology among youth given the challenges of the current landscape.

The workshop will be presented at two locations:

Thursday, January 23, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CST), at the Evansville Central Library in Browning Event Rooms A&B.  RSVP BY NOON TODAY by clicking on this link

Thursday, January 30, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CST) at the Newburgh Central Library in the Emerald Room.  RSVP by noon on Wednesday, January 29 by clicking on this link

The event is free and free lunch will be provided.

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