On Thursday, 3 May the College welcomed Dr David Collins and Robyn Treyvaud to present at this year’s Community Education Seminar. Addressing the topic of Connecting Families: Parenting the Digital Teen, both David and Robyn discussed the impacts of the internet and social media on teens and shared useful tools and parenting techniques to assist navigating the cyber world.
Key messages from the evening included:
the importance of staying connected with your child
- the value of life experiences
- and modelling good smart phone usage.
- Tips like not using devices whilst driving, discussion around family values and online values were also highlighted. Thank you to everyone from the Ave Maria community and outside who joined us for the event. Further reading please click here.