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Extension is expanding its online education and resources while in-person events and classes are canceled.

Parenting teens: The role of communication and technology - Webinar

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

We will discuss how parent-teen relationships change during adolescence, with a particular focus on supporting parent-teen communication and using technology to stay connected. We will also discuss how stressors in the family, including COVID-19, might impact parent-teen communication.

Webinar facilitators:

Jodi Dworkin is an Extension specialist and a professor in the Department of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota. Her research and outreach focus on risk-taking among adolescents and college students, promoting positive family development, parenting adolescents and college students, and the role of technology in these relationships. She seeks to understand how and why parents and teens use technology. Her research-based outreach promotes positive family development.

Rebecca Leaf is a Ph.D. student in the UMN Family Social Science program. She has a master’s degree in Human Development and Family Science. Her research focuses on parent-adolescent relationships and the role that technology plays in family relationships. Rebecca works as a research assistant in Dworkin’s research lab.

Event information

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Sarah Croymans, Extension educator
croym001@umn.edu or 320-226-6052




Registration is required. Use the link below and we will send information about how to join the webinar using Zoom. 

If you are new to virtual meetings, please read this University resource about Zoom

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