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Free Parenting Workshop: Frustrated Trying to Manage Your Child’s Media Devices?

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

About the workshop:

The explosion of digital technology ownership in the last 5-10 years has created a dramatic shift in how youth and families use technology. This workshop will help parents of children 3-12 years of age effectively set parental controls and manage their child’s use of smartphones, tablets, video games and other tech devices. It will include a one-hour discussion about media management tips and resources followed by a one-hour hands-on workshop. During the workshop, parents will be taught how to set parental controls on different devices.

* Light lunch will be served, but you are also welcomed to bring your own lunch.


About the Speakers:

Justin Parent, Ph.D.

Director, Child & Family Well-being Clinic and Laboratory


Dr. Parent is an assistant professor and clinician at FIU’s Center for Children and Families. He helped develop new research on the impact of excessive screen time on child and family well-being and recently published a study in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics showing this workshop is effective for helping parents manage their children’s screen time.


Camila Betancourt, M.S.

Clinician, Center for Children and Families

Camila is a clinician at FIU’s Center for Children and Families.  She specializes in the delivery of clinical services to school-aged youth and their families, including treatment for ADHD, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, anxiety disorders, and mood disorders. Camila’s experience also includes advocacy for children in the school system and teaching parenting workshops.



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Academic Health Center 1-Center for Children and Families, Room 110
11200 s.w. 8th Street
Miami, 33199 United States
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