Eagle Ranch Presents
Kids Brains & Screens: Preventing & Reversing Childhood Digital Addiction
Featuring Melanie Hempe, Families Managing Media
Friday, September 20, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
If you work with children and families, you won’t want to miss this important event. Learn practical strategies and tools to help families address one of today’s most challenging topics: screen addiction. Topics addressed in this Continuing Education Unit (CEU) workshop include:
- Kid’s Brains & Screens
- Video Games, Smartphones & Social Media
- School Screens & 10 Screen Myths
- ScreenStrong™ Solutions & Preventing Media Addiction
Open to the public, CEU eligibility is available for therapeutic professionals: 6 CEU hours approved for LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs (approved with LPCA-GA, NASW-GA, GAMFT).
Enjoy the comfortable, inviting setting of the beautiful Wink Wynne Lodge at Eagle Ranch in Flowery Branch, Georgia. Breakfast and lunch are provided with your ticket price. Please indicate any food allergies or needs in the notes section of registration. To register early for best pricing, click here.
About The Speaker
Melanie Hempe, a retired Register Nurse, founded Families Managing Media after her journey in helping her oldest son break a video game addiction that began in middle school and led to him dropping out of college. She is the author of several books and guides on how families can manage screen addiction, video game habits and more. The ScreenStrong™ approach helps parents and professionals identify warning signs of trouble, offers tips for prevention, and provides information for helping children and young adults who are in, or near, the stages of screen addiction. For more information on Hempe and Families Managing Media, visit ScreenStrong.com
To register early for best pricing, click here.
Schedule of Events
7:45 am • Check-In Opens
8:15 am • Eagle Ranch Presentation
8:30-10:00 am • Session One – Kid’s Brains & Screens
10:00-10:10 am • Break
10:10-11:40 am • Session Two – Video Games, Smartphones & Social Media
11:40-12:20 pm • Lunch
12:20-1:50 pm • Session Three – School Screens & 10 Screen Myths
1:50-2:00 pm • Break
2:00-3:30 pm • Session Four – ScreenStrong™ Solutions & Preventing Media Addiction
3:30 pm • Dismissal
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