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 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.

Honors Student Chelsea Robinson Presents Research at the State Capitol

Honors Student Chelsea Robinson presented research at the State Capitol last week:

Chelsea Robinson also presented research to CMU President Dr. George E. Ross:

Dr. Domoff Led Workshop “Addressing Problematic Media Use in Children”

Dr. Sarah Domoff led a workshop on “Addressing Problematic Media Use in Children” for counselors and social workers in Grand Rapids, Michigan on February 15, 2018. This opportunity was sponsored by the Western Michigan Counseling Association.

Dr. Domoff to Lead Workshop “Addressing Social Media Use in Children: Best Practices for Clinicians in the Digital Age”

Dr. Sarah Domoff will lead a workshop on “Addressing Social Media Use in Children: Best Practices for Clinicians in the Digital Age” at the Great Hall Banquet and Convention Center in Midland, Michigan on February 22, 2018.

Workshop objectives:
– Understand how screen media and mobile device use impacts children’s social-emotional development.
– Distinguish between normative vs. problematic use of screen media during childhood & adolescence.
– Describe assessments and interventions for problematic use of screen media by children and adolescents.

Click here for more information on how to register.

Dr. Domoff and Dr. Niec on WCMU’s “Ask the Child Psychologists”

Thank you to WCMU for the opportunity to be on “Ask the Child Psychologists” on January 18, 2018. So many great questions were sent in related to parenting and screen time. For more information about the broadcast, click here.

Dr. Domoff Led “Media Use and Adolescent Mental Health” Workshop

Dr. Sarah Domoff led a workshop on “Media Use and Adolescent Mental Health” for social workers in Grand Rapids, Michigan on January 10, 2018 for Forest View Hospital’s Breakfast and Learn Series.

Welcome Katie!

We are very excited to welcome Katie as the newest research assistant in the Family Health Lab! Katie is a freshman at CMU majoring in psychology and minoring in nutrition. She is interested in learning more about eating disorders and will be primarily helping with our research about teenagers and their mobile device use. Welcome Katie!

The Family Health Lab Receives Grant Approval

Congrats to Dr. Domoff! The Family Health Lab has been approved for a grant from CMU’s Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Committee (FRCE). This will help us conduct our research about adolescents and their mobile device use.

Pictures from the 2017 Honors Exhibition

Senior Katelin Crane presented “Developing an Intervention to Promote Healthy Social Media Use in an Adolescent Inpatient Population” and junior Rachel Gerrie presented “Intervention for At-Risk Adolescents: Developing and Adhering to Healthy Social Media Practices” at the 2017 Honors Exhibition. They helped get the word out about our lab and were busy talking to interested students!

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