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Purposeful and Proactive: Parenting in the Age of the Internet and Social Media

Dinning Hall - Lower Area - Lower Area
Jacqueline Schreiber, LCSW
We are raising children in a world where many are exposed too early and too often to topics, experiences, and information they are not equipped to deal with on a social/emotional level. Use of smart phones, tablets, computers, and the influence of social media, provide 24/7 exposure that is sometimes difficult to resist. Moreover, we are learning of increased numbers of young people experiencing mental health concerns as a result.
We all want our children to be healthy, happy, and successful. Learn ways to establish purposeful and proactive parenting choices that support the overall health and well-being of your children and family. This workshop addresses the following topics:
- Factors to consider in support of age-appropriate guidelines for media use
- Establishing and articulating expectations and family values
- How parents can help: strengthening self-esteem and self-confidence
- Building open lines of communication with your child
- Parent self-care: modeling positive and healthy coping strategies 
About Jacqueline Schreiber, LCSW:
Jacqueline Schreiber is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in the Princeton area providing individual psychotherapy to older teens and adults dealing with anxiety, worry, stress, and depression related to various life transitions. Prior to private practice, Jacqueline worked at Corner House in Princeton providing counseling to teens and adults dealing with substance use and co-occurring mental health issues, as well as overseeing Corner House’s prevention, outreach and leadership programs for teens.
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, coeducational, private day and boarding college preparatory school.  Student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work.

176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, NJ 08540  |  Phone: (609) 921-7600 | Email: admiss@hunschool.org