Social media & healthy development: Where to from here?

Iphones, Ipads, Games & Screen Time

Bringing together Research, Clinical, Practice and Policy experts to examine:

  • Prevalence of Technology Use in 2017
  • What’s normal? Considering the spectrum of cyber and online influence in today’s childhood / adolescence
  • When does screen time become problematic for children, adolescents & youth?
    • Possible Cognitive impacts?
  • Policy response /advice for families?
  • Risky populations- Sexting, Pornography and Gaming
  • Hearing from kids & young people about technology
  • Possible Impact on sleep and school / work
  • Balance and Practical Tips for kids & families

All child, youth and family professionals are impacted – What’s Best Practice?

‘Screen time’ impacts all workforces across the health, education, mental health, and human service sectors. Positive, and more challenging or risky contexts of technology interface exist when considering the 0-5, 5-10, 10-14, 14-25 age ranges.

Evolved from ELMHS PD Series audience requests, join leading health, mental health, education and human service professionals across Victoria for this collaborative full day professional development forum. Sessions relevant to developmental ages and stages of life for 0-25 and their families.

Speakers include:

  • Office of the Children’s E-Safety Commissioner, Australian Government (Lesley Harrison)
  • Dr Glenn Melvin, Senior Lecturer Monash University Centre for Developmental Psychiatry & Psychology
  • Dr Christiane Kehoe, Mindful: Centre for Training and Research in Developmental Health Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Antonia Quadara, Australian Institute of Family Studies
  • SECASA – Juliet Summers and ELMHS Clinicians
  • David Bakker Doctor of Psychology
  • Clinical, Youth, Education & Family Specialist’s

When: July 20, 2017 9.30am-4.30pm
Where: Monash University George Jenkins Theatre
McMahons Rd, Frankston VIC 3199
Cost: $55.00
Parking: Yes, onsite ($ 8.00)
Enquiries: 03 9594 1300

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