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Parenting in the Digital Age

Parenting in the Digital Age Series Coming to South Washington County Schools
Posted on 02/07/2020
Parenting In The Digital Age

Erin Walsh, a speaker and expert in digital media and its impacts on youth and families, is returning to South Washington County Schools. She will host two presentations about parenting in the digital age. Walsh presented a popular series last spring called Community Conversation that included information about digital citizenship and supporting mental health.

The presentations will help parents address important issues about online activities and teen wellbeing. Learn how to encourage healthy and responsible online habits and stay positively connected to your child. These presentations are made possible through a PrairieCare Child and Family Fund grant.

Parenting in the Digital Age

6:30 to 8 p.m. | Feb. 26
Oltman Middle School Auditorium

Topics include:

  • Adolescent brain development and emotional regulation
  • When technology amplifies stress, depression and anxiety
  • Core ingredients of digital wellbeing

From Online Safety to Digital Citizenship

6:30-8 p.m. | March 25
Woodbury High School Auditorium

Topics include:
  • Cyberbullying, sexting and online cruelty
  • Monitoring your child’s online activities
  • Communicating and connecting to your teen
The event is free and open to all families who wish to learn about these important topics.

About Presenter Erin Walsh

Walsh is co-founder of the Spark & Stitch Institute, a non-profit committed to sparking greater understanding of why kids need courage and connection to thrive and how to foster it in the digital age. The institute’s work focuses on brain science, screen time, connection and courage.

Tweens, Teens and Tech