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LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council
This is Your Brain Online: The Impact of Digital Technology on Child Development, Resilience and Abuse Prevention
Scott Becker, PhD
Director, Michigan State University Counseling Center
When & Where
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Morning Session for Professionals: 8 a.m – 12 p.m.
Afternoon Session for Parents: 1 – 3 p.m.
LESA, 1425 W. Grand River Ave., Howell
A growing body of research from a variety of disciplines indicates that the widespread use of digital technology– including computers, the internet, video games, and smart phones– has a measurable, negative impact on the development and adaptation of the human brain.
Attend the conference to learn about current research on this topic and to explore the implications for the educational and psychological development of abused children, adolescents and young adults.
Morning Session for Professionals 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
* Continuing education credits for social work and educators are approved
Afternoon Session for Parents 1 – 3 p.m.
Deadline: Please register by Friday, April 28, 2017
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