Quick check: how many hours have you spent looking at a screen in the past 24 hours? How about the past 48 hours? We have all likely heard the adverse effects that increased screen time has on development. Still, it is astonishing to learn just how much time Americans devote to screens in our everyday lives and what types of behaviors are developing because of that screen time, particularly when looking at youth development.
What is resilience in the first place? We’ve been hearing a lot about resiliency the past few years so let’s take a second to define it. Resilience has been described as strength in the face of adversity, being able to adapt to change, bouncing back from challenging times and sustaining one’s wellbeing.
Are you interested in bringing PROSPER to your school district? Penn State Extension is looking for dedicated schools and communities to partner with to expand their youth and family-building programming within Susquehanna County.
What do you do with all your old prescription medications that you don’t need or that have expired? Do you flush them? Do you dispose of them in the garbage? No, the best way to dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medication is to take it to a local Prescription Drug Take Back Box.
The Strengthening Families Program: for Parents and Youth 10-14 Successfully Graduated Six Families This Fall Using a New Virtual Format
In a time where many things have been put on hold, one important program continues to be delivered: The Strengthening Families Program: for Parents and Youth 10-14.