Technology brings us so many benefits and during this pandemic it has allowed us to telework, connect with family and friends, homeschool, and more. But being home and out of school, also means technology is presenting new challenges to parents, as our kids are getting more screen time and it becomes the primary way to communicate with friends. The apps and texts kids use can help them build each other up or can bully and shame them. How can you know what’s influencing your child?
Join Jefferson Center Clinician Joel Smith as he provides tips and tricks on how to monitor kids’ usage of technology, manage screen time, and offer them support.
THIS PRESENTATION WILL COVER:
- Technology and apps kids are using
- How to monitor tech usage and support kids
- How to set healthy boundaries
- Screentime management
- Setting reasonable expectations for parenting during a pandemic