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Day 1 – Monday 5/24/21


Contributors to Mental Health


9:00 am
Welcome and Overview

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Pam Hurst-Della Pietra, D.O.

Founder and President
Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Public Health
Department of Family, Population & Preventive Medicine
Stony Brook Medicine


Keynote

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James A. Griffin, PhD

Chief, Child Development and Behavior Branch,
Early Learning and School Readiness Research Program,
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


 



Digital Media Usage




9:30 am
Digital Media Use from a Developmental Standpoint

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Julia Zehr, PhD

Branch Chief,
Developmental Mechanisms and Trajectories of Psychopathology Branch,
Division of Translational Research,
National Institute of Mental Health


Discussant

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Paul Weigle, MD

Associate Medical Director, Natchaug Hospital Ambulatory Services; Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist; Chair, Media Committee, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 



10:00 am
Social Media

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Patti Valkenburg, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Communication,
University of Amsterdam


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Ine Beyens, PhD

Assistant Professor,
Center for Research on Children, Adolescents, and the Media,
Amsterdam School of Communication Research,
University of Amsterdam


Discussant

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Katie Davis, EdD

Associate Professor and PhD Program Chair,
Information School,
University of Washington

 



10:30 am
Gaming

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Douglas Gentile, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Iowa State University


Discussant

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Ed Spector, PsyD

Psychologist,
Spector Therapy

 



Problematic Digital Media Use/Addiction




11:05 am
Problematic Digital Media Use/Addiction – Epidemiology

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Hans-Juergen Rumpf, PhD

Associate Professor,
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy,
University of Lübeck


Discussant

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Marc Potenza, PhD, MD

Professor of Psychiatry,
Child Study Center and of Neuroscience,
Yale School of Medicine

 



11:30 am
Problematic Digital Media Use/Addiction – Treatment

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Cliff Sussman, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist


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Doug Hyun Han, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Chung-Ang University


Discussant

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Michael Tsappis, MD

Director of Psychiatric Services, Pediatric Health Care Associates, Harvard Medical School

 

Breakout Groups

12:00 pm
Social Media

Breakout Group Leader

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Linda Charmaraman, PhD

Senior Research Scientist,
Wellesley Centers for Women


Gaming

Breakout Group Leader

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Doug Gentile, PhD

Professor of Psychology,
Iowa State University


Problematic Digital Media Use/Addiction – Epidemiology

Breakout Group Leader

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Marc Potenza, PhD, MD

Professor of Psychiatry in the Child Study Center and of Neuroscience; Yale School of Medicine


Problematic Digital Media Use/Addiction – Treatment

Breakout Group Leader

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David Greenfield, PhD

Founder, Center for Internet and Technology Addiction;
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

 


Problematic Usage/Environment




1:30 pm
Stressors of COVID

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Susan Tapert, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry,
University of California, San Diego


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Sheri Madigan, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology,
University of Calgary

 



2:00 pm
Risk and Resilience and Differential Susceptibility

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Brae McArthur, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute,
University of Calgary


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Jay Belsky, PhD

Robert M. and Natalie Reid Dorn Professor of Human Development,
University of California, Davis

 



2:30 pm
Cyberbullying and Peer Relationships

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Wendy Craig, PhD

Scientific Director of PREVNet;
Professor of Psychology,
Queen’s University


Discussant

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Robin Kowalski, PhD

Professor of Psychology,
Clemson University

 



3:00 pm
Pornography

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Gail Dines, PhD

President and CEO of Culture Reframed;
Professor Emerita of Sociology and Women’s Studies,
Wheelock College


Discussant

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Jo Robertson

Sex Therapist and Research Lead,
The Light Project, New Zealand

 



3:35 pm
Sexting/Cyberdating

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Bianca Klettke, PhD

Senior Lecturer,
School of Psychology,
Deakin University


Discussant

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Joris Van Ouytsel, PhD

Assistant Professor,
Hugh Downs School of Human Communication,
Arizona State University

 



4:00 pm
Media Violence

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Wayne Warburton, PhD

Associate Professor,
Department of Psychology,
Macquarie University


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Sarah Coyne, PhD

Professor, Associate Director, School of Family Life, Brigham Young University


Discussant

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Jeanne Brockmyer, PhD

Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, Emerita,
University of Toledo

 


Breakout Groups

4:30 pm
Stressors of COVID

Breakout Group Leader

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Mary Rooney, PhD

Clinical Psychologist;
Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychosocial Interventions Research Program,
National Institute of Mental Health


Risk and Resilience and Differential Susceptibility

Breakout Group Leader

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Dillon Browne, PhD

Canada Research Chair in Child and Family Clinical Psychology,
Assistant Professor,
Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment,
University of Waterloo


Cyberbullying and Peer Relationships

Breakout Group Leader

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Elizabeth Englander, PhD

Executive Director,
Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center,
Bridgewater State University


Pornography

Breakout Group Leader

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Neil Thurman, PhD

Professor,
Institute of Communication Studies and Media Research,
Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich


Sexting/Cyberdating

Breakout Group Leader

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Megan K. Maas, PhD

Assistant Professor,
Human Development and Family Studies,
Michigan State University


Media Violence

Breakout Group Leader

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Craig Anderson, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Psychology,
Iowa State University

 



Report Out

5:30 pm