Parent Education Series

2018-2019 Workshops

"Teens, Tweens, and Social Media"
Thursday, October 11, 2018
7:00 PM at the Speedwell Campus

Audience: recommended for Middle School parents

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Join Alexandra Hamlet, PsyD, clinical psychologist at Child Mind Institute, for a discussion on the impact of social media on children and young adults. She will present developmental research on the links between social media and child mental health, and discuss strategies for monitoring, providing structure, setting limits and ensuring safety on social media.



"Social Lives of Children: When and How to Intervene"
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7:00 PM at the Cutler Campus

Audience: recommended for Primary and Elementary parents

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Join Janine Domingues, PhD, clinical psychologist at the Child Mind Institute, for a workshop and discussion around the social lives of children. Dr. Domingues will discuss normal social development in school-aged children including making and keeping friend and managing expectations around social situations. She will also review signs that children could use some help and how and when it is appropriate to get involved in your child’s social life.



"Video Games and Screen Time"
Thursday, November 15, 2018
7:00 PM at the Speedwell Campus

Audience: recommended for Middle School parents

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Join Jillian DiPietro, LMSW, clinical social worker at the Child Mind Institute, for a discussion on how parents and caregivers can promote healthy and developmentally-appropriate uses of video games and screen time in young children. She will review limit-setting and warning signs, as well as a checklist on how to assess quality screen media.