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Parents & Students, please join SHCC as we Present Dr. Elizabeth Englander: Developing Minds & Digital Media.

Are your kids just scrolling through life? What can Parents do? YOU HAVE A SAY!!!!
Parents & Students, please join SHCC as we Present Dr. Elizabeth Englander: Impact of Technology & Cyber-Bullying on the Developing Brain.

Why are digital issues so challenging for parents today? This presentation and discussion, led by Dr. Elizabeth Englander, will cover the myths that might be undermining parental confidence; broad issues to think about and why they matter (such as content, what is displaced by tech for today's kids, the impact of tech on brain development and behavior and relationships); and how to talk to kids about living with technology. Everything is based on research, including rules & tips that parents rate as most successful.

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Parents,we really need your help to encourage all of your children, K-12 to complete a survey that Dr. Englander has requested prior to her presentation. The link is:

WWW.SURVEYMONKEY.COM/R/KIDS4PARENTS
Dr. Englander will share the results as part of her presentation on the 9th!


Dr. Elizabeth Englanderis the founder and Executive Director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center at Bridgewater State University, a Center which delivers programs, resources, and research for the state of Massachusetts and nationwide. As a researcher and a professor of Psychology for 25 years, she is a nationally recognized expert in the area of bullying and cyberbullying, childhood causes of aggression and abuse, and children’s use of technology. She was named Most Valuable Educator of 2013 by the Boston Red Sox because of her work in technological aggression and how it interacts with peer abusiveness in general. Dr. Englander was a Nominee for the 2015 National Crime Victims’ Service Award and is the Chair of the Cyberbullying Workgroup for the Institute of Child Development and Digital Media, collaborating with the National Academy of Sciences. Each year Dr. Englander trains and supervises graduate and undergraduate students and collaborates with multiple agencies around the State of Massachusetts and across the nation.

Dr. Englander writes for both academic audiences and for the public. She was the Special Editor for the Cyberbullying issues of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry-CONNECT and the Journal of Social Sciences, and has authored more than a hundred articles in academic journals and books. She is the author of Understanding Violence, a standard academic text in the field of child development and violent criminal behavior, and of Bullying and Cyberbullying: A Guide for Educators, published by Harvard Education Press. She has also written a variety of research-based curricula and educational handouts for communities and professionals. Reflecting her interest in educating laypeople, Dr. Englander has answered questions in a column for the New York Times (online edition), and she writes the column Bullying Bulletin Board, which is syndicated by Gatehouse Media in hundreds of newspapers nationwide.

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