Child Mind Institute 2018 L.A. Luncheon

Parenting in the Digital Age: Kids, Media and Healthy Development

Please join us for the Child Mind Institute’s inaugural L.A. Luncheon.

12:00 pm – Reception
12:30 pm – Lunch & Panel Discussion

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Monday, April 16, 2018

12:00 pm EST

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Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

9850 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210


David Anderson, PhD
David Anderson, PhD

Vice President, School and Community Programs

Child Mind Institute

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Yalda T. Uhls, MBA, PhD

Adjunct professor in child psychology at UCLA, Senior Advisor, Youth Development at Common Sense Media, and author of "Media Moms and Digital Dads: A Fact Not Fear Approach to Parenting in the Digital Age"


Ali Wentworth (moderator)

Actress, comedian, author, producer and mother

Event Description

How do we teach children to proceed carefully in the digital world even as technology reshapes our communities, our culture, and our lives? In this panel discussion, experts in media, child behavior and developmental psychology discuss the impact of the always-online world on youth mental health. Kids and teens spend hours onscreen and online every day. Activist investors are challenging tech giants like Apple to consider the negative effects of their products. But parents are still the most important influence in a child’s life, and our panelists will discuss research and clinical experience that can help kids reap the benefits of technology and minimize the risks at every age.

If you have any questions, please contact Emily Starrette at or call 646.625.4343.

Host Committee
Jenna Binder
Natalie Edmonds
Linnea Roberts

As of 3/22/18