Risks, benefits of Internet topic of free workshop


Sargent Rehabilitation Center will hold a free ‘Link to Learning’ parent workshop Thursday, Feb. 2 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Center, 800 Quaker Lane, Warwick.

The topic is “The Risks and Benefits of the Internet for Youth” and the presenter is Laura Whiteley, MD, Researcher and Psychiatrist, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. The focus of this workshop will be to address the risks and benefits of the internet and social media for youth and review how parents and caregivers can stay informed and involved in the online lives of children. Parents should register on the Center’s Link Line at 886-6612.


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