This session directly followed the presentation from Det. Justin Messman. He reviewed some of the threats lurking online that we should be aware of. Robyn Moore-Sullivan, the presenter in this video, has been working with students as a teacher and counselor for the past 12 years, and has some great insights to share about how technology affects the teen-age brain, and gives some practical advice on what we can do about it.
TL;DR Eat dinner together!
Here are some of the resources that she included in the session:
Emotional IQ Building
The Art of Empathy by Karla McLaren
The Dangers of TV (Screen Time and Media Messages)
Book: Remotely Controlled by Aric Sigman
The Teenage Brain and Why it’s Vital and Good
Brainstorm by Daniel Siegel
Risking in Relationships
Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
Brene Brown Ted Talks
TED Talk: Everything you think you know about additiction is wrong
What stood out to you? Do you have anything that you’ve found that helps your relationship with your teen? Leave a comment below.