ASHFIELD BOYS HIGH SCHOOL PROUDLY PRESENTS A WEBINAR WITH DR KRISTY GOODWIN:
Raising Screenagers: Realistic Strategies to Navigate the Online World with your Son
This webinar will help confused and concerned parents navigate the digital world with their sons, without suggesting that they ban devices. Dr Kristy will arm parents with research-based yet realistic advice to help parents feel confident about how they can best support their adolescent's physical health, mental wellbeing and learning as they grow up in a digital world.
Kristy will explore:
// Why young people are susceptible to POTENTIAL PITFALLS ONLINE given what we know about BRAIN DEVELOPMENT;
// Why teenage boys are often infatuated with digital technologies, why they can develop PROBLEMATIC BEHAVIOURS & why they find it hard to SWITCH OFF;
// A simple (& realistic) formula to determine healthy SCREEN TIME limits for adolescents (based on their BASIC NEEDS);
// Why parents need to be the PILOT of the DIGITAL PLANE and set 5 BOUNDARIES to ensure that young people's time online supports their PHYSICAL HEALTH and MENTAL WELLBEING;
// How to support their son's 'DIGITAL DNA' and safety when online & be aware of current CYBER-SAFETY RISKS;
// Why DIGITAL DISCONNECTION is critical for boys' PHYSICAL HEALTH and MENTAL WELLBEING.
All attendees will receive an eBook summary with key information, links and resources, plus a digital wellbeing checklist and a PDF guide to support online learning. Register and if you can’t attend live, we’ll send you a link to access the replay.
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ABOUT DR KRISTY
Dr Kristy Goodwin is one of Australia’s leading digital wellbeing and productivity experts (and mum who also deals with her kids’ techno-tantrums!) She’s the author of Raising Your Child in a Digital World, a speaker, media commentator and digital wellbeing & distraction researcher and former teacher who taught at Abbotsleigh, Mosman Prep and a range of public schools. Kristy provides evidence-based information and realistic solutions about how technology is impacting children’s and teens’ physical and mental health and shaping their learning. She worked as an educator for fourteen years before becoming an academic and speaker. She has worked with corporate clients including NSW Department of Education, Apple, Macquarie Bank, Foxtel, the National Broadband Network and Optus, and has spoken at national and international conferences, at schools, workplaces and medical conferences.