Free Workshop Series:
How to Parent in the Modern Era:
The Digital Era & Its Impact on our Youth
September 17, 2016
American Youth spend more than 7 hours per day in front of a screen! For the growing brain, there are many negative impacts including neurological changes as well as psychological influences.
Dr. Edan M. Alcalay will discuss how screen time is manipulating us in many ways, and how learning is being negatively affected.
In this free parenting workshop he will discuss the following:
- How the 1980’s was a pivotal time period
- Discuss the adolescent stage of development
- The effects of too much screen time
- The pros & cons of Social Networking (i.e. Facebook)
- Provide strategies to reduce screen time.
Who is this workshop for?
Parents of children of all ages, along with Caregivers and Professionals working with children
When is the workshop?
Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Where is the workshop being held?
4600 Linton Blvd
Delray Beach, FL
The workshop is FREE. Space is limited so please RSVP early to ensure a seat is available.
To RSVP please fill out the form above or contact the staff at The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.
If you have questions about the workshop, contact Dr. Eden M. Alcalay or call 561-496-1094.
About the Presenter
Dr. Eden M. Alcalay specializes in treating children and adolescents suffering from problems such as: sexual abuse, physical abuse, substance abuse, trauma, PTSD. He also helps children and adolescents who are bipolar and/or suffer from psychosis. His education helps parents with parenting skills. Dr. Alcalay provides individual therapy and group therapy services.
In addition to providing traditional psychotherapy and psychological testing, Dr. Alcalay is a certiﬁed E.M.D.R. (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) therapist which is used in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This treatment method has received a high level of recommendation by the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Alcalay received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in children at Carlos Albizu University (CAU) located in Miami, Florida. During his training, Dr. Alcalay conducted research on Teaching Responsible Behaviors to Adolescents, (TRBA). TRBA is designed as a prevention program to adolescents and their parents. The services of the program are focused on identifying and targeting early symptoms of aggression and depression in adolescents, providing psycho-education to parents and adolescents, promoting adolescent autonomy, self-efficacy and pro-social skills, and enhancing family life and communication. In addition to his research on TRBA, Dr. Alcalay studied the Program for Alcohol Abusing Adolescent using Combined Therapy & Exercise (PACTE).
He has developed many parenting workshops. As continuing his education, Dr. Alcalay has received advanced training from the Florida Psychoanalytic Center. Clinically, Dr. Alcalay has worked in substance abuse rehabilitation for adolescents and adults and in a Community Mental Health Clinic (CMHC) working with underprivileged populations. Subsequently, he continued at a Miami Children’s Hospital Psychiatry Department, conducting individual, group, and family psychotherapy for patients with severe childhood psychiatric problems (i.e. suicide). He received his post-doctoral training here at the Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.
Dr. Alcalay is a member of the Association for Play Therapy (APT), United Way of Broward, and Florida Psychological Association (FPA). Dr. Alcalay is also a professor at Lynn University and conducts research on modern topics such as: The Anxiety Explosion, The Digital Era and its Impact on our Youth, Project Brain, and how Group Play can prevent mental disorders.