Preventing excessive online behaviors; what do parents do? Do you want to know how parents contribute to youth’ online behaviors, then subscribe to this mini-symposium!
Society has become rapidly dependent on the use of screen-based digital devices such as smartphones and tablets. One cannot think of a day without access to the online world and today’s youth is grown up with the 24/7 availability of digital devices. Nowadays, many parents and professionals worry about the high involvement of youth in the online world. Are these worries justified? And, if so, how can the main influencers in youth’ lives, i.e. parents play a role in balancing of off- and online life? In this symposium we will share our current state of knowledge with the public.