LIGHTNING TALK - Technology and Children: the good, the bad and the unknown

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Technology and Children: the good, the bad and the unknown.

Are you worried about how much technology your child is accessing? Do you have screen time fights or even meltdowns when you take the phone, tablet or TV away? Like you, many parents deal with these challenging parenting situations daily.

Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Date: Tuesday, 26 June
Cost: FREE
In this talk, Dr Rosina McAlpine, creator of the Win Win Parenting program, will share:
• Learn practical strategies to effectively manage screen time in a way that's good for parents and good for kids.
•Recommended guidelines for technology use by children.
•Many harms of excessive or incorrect technology use (physical, social and psychological).
•Practical Strategies to minimise the harms and maximise the benefits of technology.
•Education and awareness as a parent, so you can make the most of technology for all members of your family.
•Question and answer session.
Presenter: Dr Rosina McAlpine
Dr Rosina McAlpine, is an author, parent, multi-award-winning educator, researcher and CEO of Win Win Parenting. Win Win Parenting supports time-poor, busy working parents effectively navigate the work-family interface so they can succeed at home and at work. Parents learn practical strategies to manage day-to-day parenting challenges like struggles with technology, emotional outbursts and keeping calm even in the most volatile of situations. Dr Rosina appears regularly in the media and her practical evidence-based parenting programs support parents working across a variety of professions.