All parents who sign up for the Home Program today will receive a FREE Child Assessment Test with a Digital version of Dr. Lisa’s book, Unplug: Raising Kids in a Technology Addicted World.

FEATURES OF THE DCA HOME PROGRAM

DCA has developed an online program for the home that provides tools and resources to support families and help them address the specific issues their children will face throughout their school years when using technology. Content is updated frequently and designed to help families navigate the challenges and protect their children from the pitfalls and dangers of online activities.

DCA Home Program / Advocacy Membership includes:

  • Comprehensive video instruction on topics for families of children in grades K-8.
  • Home Resource Guide provides instructional tools and answers on how to address issues of cyberbullying, inappropriate posting, digital cheating and digital reputation.
  • Technology use contracts for families.
  • Access to our premium blogs on related issues and research.
  • Access to premium Webinars and Live Streams featuring Dr. Lisa Strohman and Special Guests.
  • Access to digital monitoring applications and resources to protect your child online. 
  • Q & A forum with access to experts and dialogue with other parents.
  • Digital version of Dr. Lisa’s book, Unplug: Raising Kids in a Technology Addicted World.
  • Membership Discounts to local seminars or live speaking engagements. 
  • All content stresses the importance of creating and maintaining a positive digital reputation and footprint.
  • A percentage of your membership fee provides ongoing support for the Digital Citizen Foundation, which offers therapeutic resources and programming for those in need.

THE HOME PROGRAM FOCUSES ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS

Cyberbullying

Discover how cyberbullying can impact your child. Cyberbullying, can cause your child significant social, emotional, and psychological distress. Your child may be experiencing feelings of isolation, sadness, anxiety, depression, physical illness, low self-esteem, fear, or humiliation. Cyberbullying occurs in cyberspace so it’s easy for bullies to remain anonymous which can make the victim feel even more vulnerable, overwhelmed and fearful. In this video Dr. Strohman will discuss the impact of cyberbullying, types of feelings associated with cyberbullying and ways parents can help their child stop the cyberbullying-victim cycle.

Child Luring

The number of Internet luring cases is on the rise. Internet is accessible to everyone, children and adults alike. Through many devices, including computers, tablets, handheld devices and gaming consoles, youth are at risk of victimization. Internet luring for the purpose of sexual exploitation, child pornography, sexual assault, or abduction are crimes. In this video Dr. Strohman will define child luring, explain why it is a crime, and offer suggestions to parents about how to protect and prevent their child from being lured by an online predator.

Suicide

With the widespread popularity of social media has come a rise in teen suicide. Approximately 9 hours spent on devices, including smartphones, consumes a teen’s day – every day! Whether it’s cyberbullying or social media posts depicting a perfect life or a victim’s vulnerabilities, teens are being harmed. Cyberbullying, taunting, telling a teen to kill themselves – takes it’s toll on a child. In this video, Dr. Strohman will share with you real stories about real teens who suffered the consequences of taunting and torment. Parents will learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of cyberbullying which can lead to self-harm and suicide and how to protect and prevent their child from being cyberbullied.

Digital Citizenship

What is digital citizenship and why is it important? In this video, Dr Strohman will explain the importance of digital citizenship in our digital world. She will discuss topics such as online etiquette, responsible and safe posting, reporting and preventing cyberbullying, protecting private information, how to use technology appropriately and the value in raising responsible digital citizens.

About the Founder:

DR. LISA STROHMAN, JD, PHD

Dr. Lisa Strohman, clinical psychologist and author, established Digital Citizen Academy to proactively prevent and educate students, educators and parents on the issues resulting from technology use.

Dr. Strohman holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of California, Davis, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and later earned a PhD and J.D., completing a joint integrated program in Law and Psychology at Villanova and Drexel Universities. She is a member of the American Bar Association, and Chair of American Psychological Association, Committee on Legal Issues.

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