Ryan Meets With Haley Potter of Erie News Now
“Sometimes the triggers for mental health issues are at home and sometimes when kids go to school, they have a healthy break from it,” Ryan Klingensmith, a licensed Counselor and Founder of Shape the Sky says.Read More
Expert Warns Parents About Keeping Kids Safe Online
GREENBURG, PA. (WPXI News) – “Ryan Klingensmith, a licensed professional counselor, founded Shape the Sky. It’s essentially a one-stop shop for parents. He told Channel 11 parents should know how these apps function, but he said what is most important is knowing your child’s behavior. One way to do that? Follow your child on Snapchat.”Read More
Pennsylvania set up a tip line for school threats. Instead, students overwhelmingly called with mental health concerns.
PENNSYLVANIA (Pennslyvania Capital-Star) – “Middletown Area High School, which enrolls 650 students in a rural part of Dauphin County, was designed with security in mind. The school is surveilled with more than 115 security cameras, according to its principal Michael Carnes.”Read More
The Secret World Your Child Could Be Living In Online
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – “Keeping up with technology is hard and the common joke a lot of parents make is that their young child ‘knows more about this stuff than I do’, but a local mental health counselor says it’s important that parents know about the devices their children are using.”Read More
Workshop slated for parents about social media pitfalls children face.
NORTH HILLS (Trib Total Media) – “Ryan Klingensmith says the tricky thing about parenting in the digital age is that there is no way today’s parents and caregivers can base their approach to guiding children through social media on how they were raised.”Read More
Creating Responsible Kids on Smartphones
ALTOONA (WTAJ News) – “Licensed counselor, Ryan Klingensmith runs workshops and counseling sessions for parents and children. Ryan wants parents to understand the ins and outs of social media so they can recognize potential issues or habits that can arise in children.”Read More
Parents Discuss Social Media Abuse
ALTOONA (Altoona Mirror) – “Ryan Klingensmith, founder of Shape The Sky — a network of concerned parents, educators and clinicians — spoke at the Altoona Area Junior High School Auditorium. One grandfather in the crowd of about 50 admitted: ‘I’m so far out of the loop, I don’t even know what I learned.’”Read More
Altoona Hosts Social Media Awareness Seminar for Parents
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – “Ryan Klingensmith, a public speaker, will speak at an internet safety seminar May 31 to make parents aware of social media misuse and take action in keeping children safe online. At the seminar, Klingensmith will speak of app reviews, cell phone use, social media use/misuse, setting expectations and discussing ways to talk to young people about wise uses of their devices.”Read More