WEBINAR: Teens-Technology and Social Media Impacts on Healthy Relationship Development
September 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Significant numbers of teens and young adults use social media as their main source of communicating with friends both those they have met in person and online. Today’s technology allows adolescents instant but distant access to each other yet at what price?
We wonder – “How will social media affect young people’s ability to build healthy, ongoing relationships? How will the new technologies affect their social skills? What can we do to help teens and young adults navigate this new terrain safely while building essential interpersonal skills?”
Join Jennifer Myers and Aaron Larson as they:
Share how social media impacts the relationships and interactions of teens and young adults.
Introduce a just-released supplementary lesson from Relationship Smarts PLUS on Technology and Social Media, using the new Dibble Digital platform.
Presenters: Jennifer Myers, M.A., L.P.A., University of North Carolina, Carolina Counseling Center, and Aaron Larson, Digital Coordinator, The Dibble Institute