News from the Center for Children, Families and Communities 

2020

  • Parent Coaching Can Make Life Easier, Or More Stressful: The Choice is Yours. Fatherly. (2020, January).
  • Mental health tips for parents, caregivers, and families during the COVID-19 pandemic PBS WCMU
  • Strategies for parents and teens to maintain social contact during the COVID-19 pandemic Cleveland.com (2020, March 22).
  • Ways to talk to your children about the Coronavirus MLive
  • Tips on addressing screen addiction in children and how to helps parents address problematic media use NBC News and The Today Show (2020, January 31)

2019

  • Why Do Kids Whine, and What Can You Do About It? MetroParent (2019, December).
  • Advice on promoting healthy screen time among children Vulture (2019, December 18)
  • Tips on how to curb phone usage WDET (2019, December 13)
  • Consumer Affairs Consumer groups are petitioning the Federal Trade Commission to investigate how large technology and media companies interact with children (2019, December 5)
  • The rise of children's viewing of online videos The Columbian (2019, November 3)
  • Watching videos online increasing in children The Epoch Times (2019, October 31)
  • When to give adolescents smartphones Mashable (2019, October 30)
  • Consequences from the increasing rate of children's exposure to YouTube videos Daily Mail (2019, October 29)
  • Children's engagement with online videos WRDW (2019, October 29)
  • The relation between excessive use of smartphones and academic performance among adolescents The Morning Sun  (2019, September 30)
  • The assessment of problematic media use Life Hacker (2019, August 9)
  • Concerns surrounding videogame monetization Game Industry (2019, August 8)
  • Assessment of, and tips for, problematic media use among children NPR (2019, June 30)
  • Videogame addiction among children and adolescents NPR (2019, May 28)
  • Tips for parents to monitor children's screentime engagement NPR (2019, May 28)
  • The effects of toxic stress on children Central Michigan Life (2019, March 20)
  • Rising rates of screentime among children Health Day (2019, February 2019)
  • Tips for healthy social media use Thrive Global (2019, January 31)
  • Parenting strategies for child screentime NPR (2019, January 15)

2018

  • Ways parents can manage screentime among teenagers Health Day (2018, December 28)
  • How parents talk to their children about technology Futurity (2018, December 12)
  • Challenges of monitoring children's online activity ABC 7 WXYZ Detroit (2018, December 11).
  • How parents talk about mobile technology with their children Science Daily (2018, December 11).
  • Limiting screen time among children and adolescents Lima Ohio News (2018, November 24)
  • Challenges parents face with managing screen time among children Seattle Times (2018, November 22)
  • How Parent-Child Interaction Therapy improves children's health The Morning Sun (2018, November 15)
  • Evaluating and addressing adolescent video game addiction WBUR (2018, October 6)
  • Technology-induced anxiety among adolescents Thrive Global(2018, September 7)
  • How excessive media use is linked to depression and anxiety among adolescents NBC 25 News (2018, August 16)
  • What families should know about screentime NPR Blog (2018, July 9)
  • The negative consequences of excessive screen use Channel 5 News
  • How U.S. technology companies are addressing screen addiction among children Business Standard

2017

  • Parents' misperceptions about screen time Simplemost (2017, December 12)
  • Signs of screen media addiction among children Consumer Affairs (2017, December 5)
  • Ways to detect screen addiction among children The New York Post (2017, December 4)
  • Signs of screen time addiction among children Science Daily (2017, December 1)
  • Digital addiction among children Psychology Today (2017, November 23)

2016

  • Children's media use and parental mediation of media WDIV Detroit (2016, December 5)

2014

  • CCFC-Community Partnerships to Attack Michigan Mental Health Crisis. Bridge Magazine242.

2013

  • Have a Kid Who's Out of Control? A New Therapy Offers a Kind of Parental Empowerment. Washington Post  (December, 2013).