Webinar Recording: Driven To Distraction

$37.00

This webinar discusses how families can incorporate technology and devices into their homes in a way that allows for positive use and engagement, providing balance for the many other elements that we need to fit into our lives.

Were you unable to attend the live webinar? There’s no need to miss out – this webinar has been recorded so it can be accessed at a time convenient to you. The recording will be available in your Parenting Ideas dashboard along with the webinar handout, so you can refer back to them at any time.

Driven To Distraction: Helping families keep digital devices under control webinar recording

This webinar discusses how families can incorporate technology and devices into their homes in a way that allows for positive use and engagement, providing balance for the many other elements that we need to fit into our lives.

Key areas of the webinar:
• Understand the way the brain works when using devices and how we can help our kids take back control
• Switching off the distractions with actionable strategies that provide balance and harmony and avoid the ‘techno tantrums’
• Look at the individual needs of your child and how they are affected by the role the devices play
• The gamer child: incorporating video games into your lives in a way that works for you and your child
• Ensure you are helping your child’s social, emotional and cognitive development with positive screen time interaction

This webinar was hosted by Dr Jodi Richardson with guest presenter Martine Oglethorpe.

Martine Oglethorpe
Parenting Ideas Expert
Technology, education and parenting

Martine is an accredited speaker with the Office of the eSafety Commissioner and has presented to numerous parent groups, schools and teachers. She is a mother to 5 boys with a background in secondary education and a Masters in Counselling.

Through her personal and professional work with families raising children today, she recognises the important role technology plays in the social and emotional wellbeing of young people. Martine has a passionate interest in helping families to safely navigate the modern world of parenting in a way that offers understanding as well as practical and realistic strategies.

Dr Jodi Richardson

Parenting Ideas Expert
Wellbeing and mental health

Dr Jodi Richardson is a mental health, wellbeing and happiness science speaker and educator. She is a mother of two primary-school-aged children and is the founder and director of Happier on Purpose, the mental health and wellbeing expert for Parenting Ideas and writer for both print and online publications.

Integral to Jodi’s work is helping parents and teachers to nurture resilient, relaxed, playful kids who develop lifelong habits of happiness and flourishing mental health.

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