11/18/2015

Child Internet Safety Courses Offered

 

             

PROTECTING YOUR KIDS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

A PARENTS GUIDE TO INTERNET SAFETY

Presenter: JJ Goulbourne – IT Manager @ BLRL

                                                 Deputy Sheriff @ LCSO

 

During the course of this presentation, parents will gain an understanding of how important social media networking is to their children. They will understand the unique threats that exist online, including: cyberbullying, impersonation, identity theft, sexting, sexual predators, human trafficking, digital reputation management, pornography, and other high-risk behaviors.

Most importantly, parents will be given tools and resources to help them properly supervise their children online. They will walk away with a strategy that includes: guidelines to be implemented in the home that will immediately make their children more cyber safe.

 

Topics to be discussed:

  • General Overview of How to Evaluate Information on the Internet
  • Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi Networks
  • Protecting your child’s privacy online
  • Child Identity Theft
  • Kids, Parents and Video Games
  • Kids / Teens and Social Media   ****
  • Cyberbullying
  • Kids and Mobile Phone

 

  • Kids Texting and Sexting   ****
  • Some Apps to watch out for and avoid
  • Teaching Computer Security
  • Parental Control Tools

Questions & Answers Session

 

Classes will be offered at the following locations:

Saturday January 9th 9am-11am @ Monett Police Department meeting room

 

Thursday January 21st 330pm-530pm @ the Marionville Branch Library

 

Saturday Jan 23rd 9am-11am @ the Cassville Branch Library

 

These classes are in cooperation with the Barry Lawrence County Library System and the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office.

 

You may register to attend the no cost class by calling:

 

Monett Branch 235-6646

Marionville Branch 463-2675

Shell Knob Branch 858-3618

Cassville Branch 847-2121

 
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