This is the most authoritative and up-to-date collection of information about a range of issues affecting young people in the digital age, including online behaviour management, cyberbullying, mental health and making good choices.
Being a teenager has never been easy, but the digital age has brought with it unique challenges for young people and the adults in their lives. Nurturing Young Minds: Mental Wellbeing in the Digital Age collects expert advice on how to tackle the terrors of the twenty-first century and is a companion to Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds.
A comprehensive and easily accessible guide for parents, teachers, counsellors and health care professionals, this book contains important advice about managing online behaviour, computer game addiction and cyberbullying, as well as essential information on learning disorders, social skills and emotional health.
This volume includes up-to-date information on:
- Understanding Teen Sleep and Drowsy Kids
- Emotions and Relationships Shape the Brain of Children
- Understanding the Teenage Brain
- Healthy Habits for a Digital Life
- Online Time Management
- Problematic Internet Use and How to Manage It
- Computer Game Addiction and Mental Wellbeing
- Sexting: Realities and Risks
- Cyberbullying, Cyber-harassment and Revenge Porn
- The 'Gamblification' of Computer Games
- Violent Videogames and Violent Behaviour
- Talking to Young People about Online Porn and Sexual Images
- Advice for Parents: Be a Mentor, Not a Friend
- E-mental Health Programs and Interventions
- Could it be Asperger's?
- Dyslexia and Learning Difficulties
- Friendship and Social Skills
- The Commercialisation of Childhood
- Sexualisation: Why Should we be Concerned?
- Porn as a Public Health Crisis
- How Boys are Travelling and What They Most Need
- Understanding and Managing Anger and Aggression
- Understanding Boys' Health Needs