Online Safety - A presentation by Dr. Catherine Pearlman, author of First Phone: A Child's Guide to Digital Responsibility, Safety, and Etiquette
The City School District of New Rochelle is proud to partner with the William B. Ward Parent Teacher Association on providing a workshop on Online Safety on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 7 pm via Zoom..
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Catherine Pearlman, author of First Phone, who will share tips to ensure kids stay safe, smart, and kind online. As screens have never been more a part of kids' lives, it is a constant battle to manage screen time and keep kids connected to the world of the internet. Dr. Pearlman will discuss boundaries, digital etiquette, safety, self-fare, social media, cyberbullying, sexting, sleep, when to google and when not to, and scams and phishing.
Dr. Catherine Pearlman is the founder of The Family Coach and a licensed clinical social worker who has been working with children and families for more than 25 years. She’s on a mission to help parents enjoy parenting more. To that end, she advises on all matters of parenting from toddlers to teens on discipline, technology, behavior modification, food issues, sibling rivalry and more. Dr. Pearlman is the author of First Phone: A Child’s Guide to Digital Responsibility, Safety and Etiquette and Ignore It: How Selectively Looking the Other Way Can Decrease Behavioral Problems and Increase Parenting Satisfaction. Dr. Pearlman received her doctorate in social welfare from Yeshiva University and her master’s degree in social work from New York University. She is the mom of two teens.