FREE Community Presentation
Thursday, November 14
From Online Safety to Digital Citizenship: Parenting in an Online World
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Friday Workshop Symposium
Friday, November 15 – 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – $55
Friday Topics coming soon
Erin Walsh, M.A. is a dynamic, knowledgeable speaker who has addressed a wide range of audiences on topics related to brain development and digital media. Erin was instrumental to the development of the MediaWise movement and enjoyed working with her father for 10 years at the National Institute on Media and the Family before creating Mind Positive Parenting in 2010. In addition to writing articles and blogs for several other organizations including Bolster Collaborative and Psychology Today, she co-authored the 10th Anniversary Edition of the national bestseller Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen. In addition to her work with Mind Positive Parenting, Erin facilitates workshops with Youth Frontiers and teaches undergraduate students at the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs where she teaches a program called Making Media, Making Change. Erin recently served as board chair for YMCA Camp Widjiwagan, a wilderness-based youth development program. She has consulted with schools, school districts, parent groups and other youth serving organizations throughout North America on issues related to digital media, children, youth.
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