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Technology and Today's Youth: Parenting in the Digital Age
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Technology and Today's Youth: Parenting in the Digital Age


When: Friday, December 7th
Registration and Networking starts at 9:30 AM, Presentation runs from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Springfield Country Club
8301 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, Virginia  22152
United States
Christina Frank, LMFT, Certified Teacher of Digital Citizenship
Melat Johnson

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Technology and Today's Youth: Parenting in the Digital Age

-1.5 Credit Hours

Christina Frank, LMFT, Certified Teacher of Digital Citizenship

Registration Costs

Early bird pricing ends the Sunday before the Event. Regular pricing is until the day before the event.

Early Bird
Regular At The Door
Members Clinical/General $ 25
$ 35
$ 45
Student/Resident/Retired $ 20
$ 30
$ 40
Non-Members All Categories
$ 50
$ 60
$ 70


Register online at any time.

Checks are only accepted on the day of the event. If you wish to secure a discount, you must register online and pay with a credit card.

Walk-in registrations will be accepted on the day of the event starting at 9:30 AM.

Refund, Cancellation, and Inclement Weather Polices.
To cancel, please call or email 24 hours in advance or you will be charged for the event. If NVLPC cancels an event, you will be refunded the cost of the event. During inclement weather NVLPC will host the event as scheduled; events will only be cancelled in circumstances when the federal government shuts down due to inclement weather.


About the Event:

Workshop Overview:

This workshop inspires and empowers parents, educators, and members of the mental health community by building awareness of the impact of technology and social media on today’s youth and family systems. Workshop objectives include the following:

          *To provide research-based education on how technology and social media can impact the following: mental health and well-being; learning, speech,             identity and empathy; sleep and emotion regulation; sexual development; and relationships.

          *To increase awareness of the safety risks of technology and social media, and how to address them, including privacy, inappropriate content,                        cyberbullying, sexting, online sexual solicitations, and addiction.

           *To help professionals assess for indicators of unhealthy or unsafe use of technology and social media within the family context.

           *To provide guidance on the treatment of families and individuals with unhealthy boundaries around technology and social media.


Earn 1.5 Contact Hours for attending this event.

About the Presenter:

Christina Frank is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Christina is certified in teaching kids, teens, and families Digital Citizenship, and uses a systemic perspective to help parents create healthy boundaries while increasing trust and connection within the family. Christina offers community education to both families and professionals hoping to learn about the risks and benefits of technology and social media. Additionally, Christina offers individualized services to parents who would like to tailor the information specifically to their child. Christina provides counseling at Creative Therapy Associates to individuals, couples, families, adolescents, young adults, and adults who are experiencing a range of issues including family conflict, anxiety, stress, anger, addiction, and depression. Christina also provides counseling to couples seeking parenting support, and couples suffering from marital conflict, intimacy issues, and infidelity.

Networking Notice: 

As part of our networking opportunities, we invite all members to bring their marketing materials to display, and/or to introduce themselves during our 2-minute introductions. Please let us know that you are interested when you RSVP.

NVLPC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6130. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NVLPC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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