Screen Time (Simulcast): Parenting in a Media Saturated Culture

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Date/Time
Date(s) - February 23, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Various churches

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Screen Time

Screens are everywhere and they’re here to stay. What impact are they having on children and youth? Why are young people so mesmerized by screens and do they face dangers?

This half-day event on Saturday, February 23 will help you understand the impacts of screen time on a child’s developing brain and equip you with internet safety tips.

Speaker

Alisha Stobbe, RCC, MFT  

Alisha Stobbe was trained as a marriage and family therapist and is a registered counsellor in British Columbia. The focus of her master’s degree was on how change occurs in individuals, couples, and families. Alisha has worked with the City and Township of Langley and the RCMP through her work at Langley Youth and Family Services, which provides assistance to troubled youth and families.

Alisha is an experienced public speaker and regularly presents workshops on key topics to equip parents, therapists, and professional development groups. She has written and spoken on topics such as:

  • the impacts of screen time on a child’s developing brain
  • the impacts of teen engagement with social media, sexting/texting, pornography, gaming
  • the ramifications of teen sexting – personal, legal, social, and future impacts
  • Internet safety tips
  • parenting kids with anxiety
  • having difficult conversations with kids
  • research-based tips on how to engage your child/teen

You can learn more about Alisha by visiting Experience Change Counselling (you’ll find several articles on internet safety).

Registration

You can register by clicking on the name of the location where you’d like to attend. If a registration page is not linked to your church, contact them directly (they might be managing their own registrations).

British Columbia

Abbotsford – Northview Community Church
Abbotsford – Ross Road Community Church
Chase – Chase Evangelical Free Church
Chilliwack – Central Community Church
Chilliwack – Greendale MB Church
Langley – South Langley Church
Maple Ridge – Burnett Fellowship Church
Prince George – Westwood Church
Surrey – Jericho Ridge Community Church (contact directly to register)
Vanderhoof – Nechako Community Church

http://www.renovatedparenting.ca/

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