Northwestern University

Oct
30
Tue 12:00 PM

Ten Things You Need to Know Now: Kids and Technology

When: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Norris University Center, Big Ten Room
1999 Campus Drive  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Renee Redd  

Group: The Women's Center

Category: Academic

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Description:

Roni Cohen-Sandler, PhD, is a noted author of several books, among them Stressed-Out Girls:  Helping Them Thrive in the Age of Pressure.  The digital era is reinventing the way young people communicate and interact with the world – along with the effects on their emotional well-being, physical health, and future job prospects.  Drawing from neuroscience, personal research, and clinical experience with children, teens, and families, this talk will enlighten and empower parents to navigate this uncharted territory so that the digital generation learns to use technology as wisely and beneficially as possible.  Join the Office of Work/Life Resources and the Women’s Center for this sure to be enlightening talk as part of National Work & Family Month.

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