Escape Key

Upcoming Presentation Schedule

Due to COVID-19, presentations are all online until further notice. Presentations are listed in reverse chronological order.

2020-2021 Presentations

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021GAO Presentation: Healthy Screen Use in AdultsUS Government Accountability Office
Tuesday, August 3. 2021GAO Presentation: Parenting Healthy Screen Use US Government Accountability Office
Thursday, July 8th, 2021Strengthening Families Online Summit: Curbing children's and teens' tech addiction Strengthening Families Summit
Friday, May 28th, 2021Adolescent Clinical Excellence Conference: Escape from Escape: Assessment and Treatment of Digital Use DisordersACE Conference
Wednesday, May 26th, 2021Rockville Mental Health Professionals Group:
Escape from Escape: Assessment and Treatment of Digital Use Disorders for Professionals
Monday, May 24th, 2021Children And Screens Mental Health Retreat: Problematic Digital Media Use/Addiction – TreatmentChildren and Screens
Friday, May 14th, 2021Skyland Trail/Institute for Continuing Education: Escape from Escape: Assessment and Treatment of DIgital Use Disorders for ProfessionalsSkyland Trail
Thursday May 13, 2021Landon School: The Escape Key: Healthy Screen Use in a LockdownLandon School
Friday April 30, 2021 11:30 AMFusion Academy Virtual Lunch and Learn: Escape from Escape:
Parenting Healthy Screen Use in the Pandemic
Fusion Academy
Tuesday, April 27, 2021Wake Kendall Lunch and Learn on Digital Use Disorders for ProfessionalsWake Kendall
Wed April 21, 7pm ESTSchool Presentation for Parents: "Why Don't My Kids Get Addicted to Homework?": A Parent's Guide to Healthy Screen Use in a PandemicGood Counsel High School
Saturday April 17, 2021FCPS Special Education Conference: "Kids love screen time...what could possibly go wrong?" - Hybrid Schooling and Technology Use with Clifford Sussman MD and author Julie MinerFairfax County Public Schools Special Education Conference
Thursday, April 15, 2021Wootton High School-Screenagers 2 Panel Discussion (Expert Panelist)MCCPTA
Saturday, March 27th, 2021, 11 am ESTVirtual Presentation for Social Workers: The Escape Key: Assessment and Treatment of Digital Use
Friday March 26th, 2021, 1:30 PM ESTVirtual Presentation for Social Workers: Field of Memes: A Guide to Healthy Screen
Wed, March 24th, 7:30 AMBG-NOS Virtual Breakfast Meeting: "Changing the Game: A Contemporary Approach to Outpatient Treatment of Internet and Video Game Addiction"
Tuesday, March 9, 2021MOTIVATING KIDS &
How to Help Kids Tame Screen Time and Find Motivation for School
Michael Delman, MEd & Clifford Sussman, MD
Bright and Quirky Child Summit
Tuesday Feb 16th-Thursday Feb 18th, 2021Foundations In Gaming Seminar- Psychotherapy and Case Formulation for Technology AddictionMassachusetts Council on Gaming and Health
Tuesday, February 9th, 2021Parent Webinar on Technology Addiction sponsored by Sycamore SchoolSycamore School
Wed, February 3rd, 2021Walter Reed Medical Center Fellowship Lunch and LearnWalter Reed Child and adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
Monday, January 25th, 2021Skyland Trail Professional Advisory Board TrainingSkyland Trail Residential Treatment Center
Tuesday Feb 2nd, 2021COOPER PTO Presentation: ONLINE SCHOOLING:

Cooper Middle School
Wednesday Jan 13th, 2021Streaming Interview for Bright and Quirky Child
Tuesday, December 8th, 2020Webinar on Technology Addiction for Two Feathers Native American Family Services CommunityTwo Feathers Native American Family Services.
Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
Webinar for WISER DMV professionals: Screen time and Regulation During the Pandemic Wiser
Tuesday, November 17th, 2020Richard Montgomery High School-Screenagers 2 Panel Discussion (Expert Panelist)MCCPTA
Monday, November 16, 2020Online Presentation for Sycamore Middle School and Sycamore High School Students: Field of MemesSycamore School
Tuesday, October 6th, 2020Wood Acres PTA Webinar:
If You’re App-y and You Know It:
Excessive Screen Use in Children During Virtual Learning
Wood Acres PTA
Tuesday, September 29, 2020Webinar for Beyond BookSmart on Healthy Screen UseWebinar
Monday, July 20, 2020Webinar with Ann Dolin of EC Tutoring on Screen Time and Parenting during COVID 19Webinar with Ann Dolin of EC Tutoring
Tuesday, June 30, 2021Webinar: Screen Addiction is Going Viral:
Digital Use Disorders and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Cnter For Living/Caron
Monday, May 18th, 2020Webinar for on Screen Time and Parenting during COVID 19 in May, 2020Webinar
Wednesday, May 26th, 2021Private Presentation on Screen Addictions for Local Maryland Group of Pediatricians/Child Psychiatrists
Thursday, May 7, 2020Online Presentation for Washington International School Students: Field of MemesWIS
Thursday, April 30, 2020Webinar: Pyle Middle School Counseling and Advisory Committee Encore Presntation: Field of Memes (In a Quarantine): Healthy Use of Digital Technology in AdolescentsPyle Middle School
Saturday, April 25, 2020American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (online): Social Media AddictionAPA Annual Meeting On Demand
Wednesday, March 11, 2020A Parents' Guide to Healthy Screen Use, St. Raphael SchoolSt. Raphael School
Thursday, February 20, 2020Pyle Middle School Counseling and Advisory Committee: Field of Memes: Healthy Use of Digital Technology in AdolescentsPyle Middle School
Monday, January 27, 2020CAPSGW Dinner Meeting: A Guide to Problematic Screen Use for Child PsychiatristsAACAP/CAPSGW
Sunday January 17, 2021Screenagers Podcast: Brain Biology and Preventing Excessive Video GamingSCREENAGERS Podcasts

"I encourage all parents and professionals to watch Dr. Cliff Sussman's webinar on managing screen time during the pandemic and beyond. This is the single best presentation I've seen on this important topic; science-based, clearly presented, full of very practical advice. Thanks to Dr. Cliff for sharing your expertise and wisdom. "

Dan Shapiro, MD
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician