|An informative, entertaining and enlightening session for Parents and carers will cover the positive benefits of technology as well as what parents need to be aware of:-
Popular sites for youth – What are they?( social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, kids games such as Club Penguin& Moshi Monsters, Skype, Twitter and the dangers of online games such as World of Warcraft) Apps such as KiK Poke and SnapChat.
What do kids do online? Where do they go? The difference between an ‘online friend’ and a ‘stranger.’
Online Grooming – What is it and when/how does it occur?
Misuse of mobile telephones, email, skype, blogs, webcam etc. including legal consequences and the possible criminal charges. (What is cyber bullying and harassment?)
‘Sexting’ – the taking and sending of explicit images...what are the REAL consequences.
Potential dangers and safety tips – how to assist the children in your care to stay safe online.
Learn the lingo…….be able to converse with your children in the language of cyberspace
Be confident in setting rules and boundaries around internet use in the home
The session will conclude with time for questions and Susan provides a range of useful handouts and information about where to go to access further up to date information.
What Susan doesn’t know about Cybersafety is not worth knowing! She is absolutely brilliant and her presentations are dynamic and entertaining. She has the unique ability to connect with each audience from young people to adults.
(Dr Michael Carr-Gregg Adolescent Psychologist)