Children and adolescents are exposed to and use technology and electronic devices at home, in school, and in their social environment at an unprecedented rate. This exposure has impacts on their brain development as well as their social emotional development. Come learn about those impacts as well as how to address these in this three-part series on March 7, 14 and 28.
Thursday, March 14 at 7 pm
Part 2: Technology and Social Emotional Health: Social Media, Smart Phones, and Adolescents
Consider the role that social media, smart phones, and the constant ability to ‘connect’ have on the social and emotional world of an adolescent. Topics will include: changes in social interactions, social connectedness, social comparison, cyber bullying, and development of anxious and depressive traits.
Jordyn Hagar is Barrington resident and a clinical social worker licensed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, with almost 15 years of experience doing therapy with children, adolescents, and families.
Free and open to all. Space is limited. Register for PART 2 OF THIS SERIES using the link below or call 401-247-1920 x2.
Made possible by a Rhode Island Foundation Community Grant, Friends of Barrington Public Library, Barrington Public Library and The BAY Team.