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Oct 16: Growing Up in A Digital Age – Three award winning Documentaries – One Day Virtual

October 16, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

DATE:     October 16, 2023
TIMES:    Session #1   9:00am - 10:30am  "Screenagers Growing up in a Digital Age"
          Session #2  11:00am - 12:30pm  "NEXT CHAPTER" - Uncovering Skills for Stress and Resilience
          Session #3   1:00pm -  2:30pm  "UNDER THE INFLUENCE" - Adolescent Addiction

LOCATION: Virtual (Zoom)  An email will be sent at a later date with a link for each session 

FEE:      Free thanks to the Dogwood Grant
          **NOTE - Must be a WRESA member or Burke County staff member to register for this event

CEUs:     1.5 Contact Hours for each Session (Sign up for one, two, or all three sessions)
Limit:    40 Participants for each session 
Audience: Anyone who works with students
          ***Note - Must be a WRESA member or Burke County staff member to register for this event

Enjoy 3 award-winning documentaries! These are a “must-see” for anyone who works with or cares about kids! In these poignant and unexpectedly funny segments, you will find insight and solutions on how adults can empower kids to find balance and navigate the digital and addictive world that we live in. 

Join us VIRTUALLY! Sign up for one, two or all three.

Session #1:   9:00am – 10:30am “Screenagers -Growing up in a Digital Age”

The average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. Screenagers reveals how tech time affects student brains and learning and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.

Watch Trailer here: https://www.screenagersmovie.com/about-screenagers  

Session #2  11:00am – 12:30pm “NEXT CHAPTER” – Uncovering Skills for Stress and Resilience

This film deals specifically with stress, depression and anxiety in our current screen filled society and gives parents and schools surprising insights from brain researchers, psychologists and thought-leaders that reveal evidence-based ways to support mental wellness among our youth. 

Watch Trailer here:https://www.screenagersmovie.com/about-screenagers-next-chapter

Session #3   1:00pm – -2:30 “UNDER THE INFLUENCE” – Adolescent addiction

 Exploring the latest research and learning more about the personal experiences of teens and families, the film highlights the changing landscape of the substances themselves, offering solutions for how we can best empower teens, as they face decisions about what they will and will not be influenced by.

Watch Trailer here: https://www.screenagersmovie.com/about-screenagers-under-the-influence

 For additional information contact April Spencer aspencer@wresa.org

***REMINDER:  Your school system must be a WRESA Member, OR, you must be a Burke County staff member to be eligible to sign up for this workshop. 

If you are unsure whether your school system is a member of WRESA, click  WRESA MEMBER List.



October 16, 2023
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


April Spencer
828-774-5681 ext. 103
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