SOUTHERN DOOR SCHOOLS HOST “TEEN TECHNOLOGY, USE AND MISUSE” SPEAKER

SOUTHERN DOOR SCHOOLS HOST “TEEN TECHNOLOGY, USE AND MISUSE” SPEAKER
Posted on 02/28/2017

SOUTHERN DOOR SCHOOLS HOST JUSTIN PATCHIN
TEEN TECHNOLOGY USE AND MISUSE

6:30 p.m. FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
click on this link for the presentation flyer

(Brussels, WI) Southern Door Schools along with Gibraltar and Sevastopol are hosting a presentation for parents, educators, and community members by Justin Patchin of Cyberbullying Research Center. The presentation titled “Teen Technology Use and Misuse” will cover a broad overview of cyberbullying, including issues parents, educators, and teens need to know about how youth use and misuse technology to cause harm to peers. The presentation will define and provide examples of cyberbullying and discuss the role of parents in preventing and responding to inappropriate online behaviors. It will also describe many of the online environments popular among adolescents today and strategies to use to make sure technology is used safely and responsibly. Please click on this link for the presentation flyer for more information.

Dr. Justin Patchin is a professor of criminal justice at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Since 2002 he has been exploring the intersection of teens and technology, with particular focus on cyberbullying and social networking. He travels around the United States and abroad training educators, counselors, law enforcement officers, parents, and youth on how to prevent and address the consequences of cyberbullying. Dr. Patchin is Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center (www.cyberbullying.org) and has written eight books and numerous articles on adolescent behaviors online.