Introducing Technology To Young Children Can Be Confusing.
Learn How To Use Technology With Your Toddler And Preschooler With Our Family Tech Building Blocks Class
In this course you will learn:
* current research and effects of screen time
* how to set limits and boundaries that stick - for yourself, too!
* what kinds of motivation works for preschoolers
* options and alternatives to screen time
* social and emotional skill building strategies to help you raise an awesome preschooler!
Meet the instructors
Dr. Cory Clark and
Be A Problem Solver Services
Dr. Cory and Kate are a husband-wife team who are passionate about providing parents with education around screen time use, social skill building and motivation in children and teens. The pair met working together at a preschool for children with exceptional needs. After teaching for several years in Bahrain, China, and the USA, Kate transitioned to becoming a speech language pathologist and social skills researcher, and Dr. Cory earned his PhD in Counseling and Counselor Education. Together, Kate and Cory bring a unique perspective on social-emotional development, navigating technology use in family systems, and raising tweens and teens to be socially competent adults in a modern world. They share a love of service, helping parents figure out their role during the tween and teen years and implementing screen time boundaries that will lead to socially-emotionally competent kids!
Dr. Cory is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) with a PhD in Counseling and Counselor Education. His practice focuses helping children, adolescents and families figure out strategies to help them live a joyful and meaningful life. Dr. Cory treats a variety of issues including: children with externalizing behavior issues and associated diagnoses, such as ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder, adolescent motivation and direction, depression and anxiety, self-esteem concerns, children and adolescents with social skills difficulties, screen time and technology behavior management, play therapy strategies via parent coaching, trauma in children, adolescents and adults using the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapeutic process, family and parenting issues, mood disorders, anxiety, relationship issues and life transition dynamics. Cory also works with new dads to figure out this life transition and attachment style, and counsels new parents on relationships and parenting challenges.
Kate is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with a masters degree in Communication Disorders. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Prior to becoming an SLP, she was a teacher in the US, Bahrain, and China and a researcher studying online interventions for social skill development. Kate has spent her career focused on bringing social skills interventions to children and adolescents, and their families. Her passion is helping guide parents in their role in raising kids who can navigate the digital world but still hold a good conversation and be a human that other people enjoy being around! In addition, Kate treats young children in early intervention services and has an extensive background working with children on the autism spectrum.