- Understand the implications of excessive screen time on mental health and its pertinence to youth’s leisure time spent in the virtual environment.
- Identify the distinct role that occupational therapy has in addressing mental health needs in children.
- Analyze the current evidence for effective occupational therapy interventions targeting improved mental health in youth with unhealthy internet habits.
In children with excessive screen time, what interventions within the scope of occupational therapy practice improve mental health?
Danilak, Emily; Higginbotham, Jenna; Leaman, Kara; Slattery, Tarryn; and Virostek, Katie, "Occupational Balance for a Better Mood: Occupational Therapy’s Role in Treating Excessive Technology Use in Youth" (2021). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 101.