Sarah E. Domoff, PhD

Clinical Child Psychologist, Expert on Children's Media Use and Problematic Media Use in Adolescents. Director of the Family Health Lab, Central Michigan University

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Dr. Domoff and Students Publish Chapter in “Clinician’s Toolkit for Children’s Behavioral Health”

Dr. Domoff and students, Aubrey Borgen and Chelsea Robinson, recently published a chapter in the “Clinician’s Toolkit for Children’s Behavioral Health” book (2020, edited by Michele Knox) on how behavioral health clinicians can screen for and address problematic media use among children and adolescents. Their chapter includes semi-structured interview forms to guide the assessment process and resources to share with children and families. Click on the link here to access.

Dr. Domoff Presented at DeVos Children’s Hospital/Spectrum Health Pediatric Grand Rounds

Dr. Domoff presented, “Adolescents’ Screen Media Use: Assessing and Treating Problematic Media Use” at DeVos Children’s Hospital/Spectrum Health Pediatric Grand Rounds in Grand Rapids, Michigan on September 10, 2019.

Dr. Domoff Presented at the Federal Trade Commission’s Inside the Game: Unlocking the Consumer Issues Surrounding Loot Boxes

Dr. Domoff presented, “Children and Gaming: Current Issues in the Digital Age” as the invited speaker at the Federal Trade Commission’s Inside the Game: Unlocking the Consumer Issues Surrounding Loot Boxes on August 7, 2019. Click here to watch her and other researchers speak about children and gaming.


Dr. Domoff Presented at the Christian Alliance for Orphans OVC Applied Research and Best Practice Symposium

Dr. Domoff presented, “Preventing Problematic Media Use in Vulnerable Children” as the keynote speaker at the Christian Alliance for Orphans OVC Applied Research and Best Practice Symposium on May 8, 2019.

Dr. Domoff to Present at the Schooling Social Brains Conference

Dr. Domoff will present, “Child Development in the Digital Age: Impacts of Excessive Screen Time on Social-Emotional Skills and Achievement” at the Schooling Social Brains Conference in New York City on May 4, 2019.

Dr. Domoff and Graduate Student Ryan Foley Present at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Dr. Domoff and graduate student Ryan Foley presented at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory at the Digital Media and Developing Minds, 2nd Congress on October 15-18, 2018.

Three presentations were accepted at this congress:

  • Enhancing youth engagement in smartphone-based EMA research using gamification principles and eMoodie app.
  • Use of passive sensing to quantify adolescent mobile device usage: Feasibility and acceptability of the eMoodie app.
  • Addictive phone use and academic performance in U.S. adolescents.* Selected for a Flash Talk.

Dr. Domoff Presented at the Dartmouth College Ninth Annual Thematic Meeting on Addiction

Dr. Domoff presented, “Screen Media Addiction in Children: A New Disorder in the Digital Age?” at the Dartmouth College Ninth Annual Thematic Meeting on Addiction on September 26, 2018.

Dr. Domoff Presents at Michigan Head Start Association Fall Assembly

Dr. Domoff presented, “Mobile devices and tablets: How to increase positive interactions with children and families around screen time” at the Michigan Head Start Association Fall Assembly in Mackinaw Island, MI on September 20th, 2018.

See more information here.

Dr. Domoff Awarded $405,000 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

Dr. Domoff was awarded $405,000 by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development for her grant, “Improving parent-child interactions to prevent obesity in early childhood” (1R21HD093944).

Dr. Domoff to Lead Workshop “Help Teens with Social Media Use: Clinician Training on the Development of Healthy Social Media Practices”

Dr. Sarah Domoff will lead a workshop on “Help Teens with Social Media Use: Clinician Training on the Development of Healthy Social Media Practices” for social workers in Bay City, Michigan, on May 24, 2018.

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