Digital Futures: Harnessing the power of Digital Technology For Children's Well-being

Parents are often split, with guilt about how much time their kids spend on digital devices, and relief that they have at their disposal these amazingly powerful tools of distraction and education. In this article Digital Futures, I suggest that instead of scare-mongering, we should be harnessing the power of digital technology to enhance young people's emotional welbeing. (It was first published in BACP CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE, MARCH 2015).