The Impact of Technology on Children and Youth [Online Course]
*NOTE: When you check out, the price of the course will be converted to Canadian Dollars, as we’re a Canadian company 🙂
Are you wondering how to handle screen use in your home or classroom? How much screen-time should should you allow every day ? When should your child get a phone? What the impact of technology on your child’s ongoing development? Are you feeling frustrated by technology overload in your home? Ready for a roadmap on how to maximize the benefits of technology while nurturing your child’s emotional, social and cognitive potential?
The use of technology in homes has increased rapidly over the past decade. Although helpful in many ways, it has also triggered many questions. In this online workshop, parents and professionals will explore concrete, research-based strategies geared to help children and teens manage screen use. This online workshop will empower the adults in a child’s life to make informed, practical decisions regarding technology use at home and in the classroom.
- Explore the latest research on how technology impacts child development
- Discuss how technology is changing the emotional and social worlds of our children
- Identify how technology can be used to nurture a child’s potential
- Consider ways to connect with your child in a digital world
- Implement a road-map on how to balance technology use at home or in the classroom
Tania Johnson, R. Psychologist, R. Play Therapist, Co-Founder: Institute of Child Psychology
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
This presentation is appropriate for parents, educators, child care professionals, caregivers, and mental health professionals.
WHEN DOES THE COURSE START AND FINISH?
The course starts as soon as you register. It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.
HOW LONG WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO THIS COURSE?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.
WHAT IF I AM UNSATISFIED WITH THE COURSE?
If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
All workshops provided by the Institute of Child Psychology, along with all workshop materials, are strictly for educational purposes only and cannot be categorized as psychological or mental health services.
Tania Johnson, R. Psychologist, R. Play Therapist
Co-Founder: Institute of Child Psychology
Tania is a Registered Psychologist and a Registered Play Therapist. She completed her undergraduate studies in South-Africa before engaging in a one year, full time internship in Chicago at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In 2012, she received my Masters of Counselling from City University of Seattle. During her Master’s degree, she worked both on the front lines and as a counsellor with foster and adoptive families who faced a range of emotional, behavioural, and cognitive challenges.
Since completing her degree, she has worked in a private practice setting with children, teens, adults and families. She works primarily from an attachment based perspective. This means that she works with clients to explore how early relationships affect how we come to understand our self, other people and the world.
Tania endeavours to always approach her clients and professional work with respect, honesty, integrity and warmth