Parent Edge presents "Tweens, Teens & Tech: Straight Talk with Jo Langford," October 25th

October 16, 2017 | by Julia Hess

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Mercer Island Parent Edge and joint sponsors present “Tweens, Teens & Tech: Straight Talk with Jo Langford,” on Wednesday, October 25th, at 7 pm, at Mercer Island High School Performing Arts Center.

More information from Parent Edge: 
Do you know what your kids are doing on their phones? Join us for a straightforward conversation with Jo Langford, a Master’s-level therapist, sex educator for tweens, teens and parents, and author of Spare Me “The Talk’! (for boys & for girls). Jo will address the most popular apps teens are using; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Three Big Bads: Sexting, Cyberbullying, and Porn; and what parents can do about them.

Learn how to help your kids make healthy choices with tips and tools on navigating these difficult topics. Don’t miss what is sure to be a lively and enlightening evening! Only for parents of middle and high school students, no children.

Free for PTA members in the Mercer Island School District. $10 at the door for non-Mercer Island PTA members.

More information about Jo Langford: 
Jo Langford, M.A., is a dad, a Master’s-level therapist and sex educator in Seattle, Washington. From working in peer counseling and student outreach programs, to medical, residential, and psychiatric settings, Jo strives to promote healthy, positive, and safe sexual and social behavior. Jo speaks internationally, helping parents and professionals increase their knowledge and self-confidence as a proactive defense against the unfortunate consequences that sometimes accompany teen sexuality, behavior, and development. Find out more about his work at

Event details:
For parents only!

This event is jointly sponsored by the PTAs of MIHS, IMS, Island Park, Lakeridge, Northwood, West Mercer & MIPA.

The event will take place on Wednesday, October 25th, at 7 pm, at the Mercer Island High School Performing Arts Center, located at 9100 SE 42nd Street.