Online & Internet Safety Overview:
The online world is such a rapidly changing environment it can be difficult to keep up with the ever changing nature and dangers of the environment. Our three-hour Internet Safety course helps individuals working with children to get up-to-speed with the on-line threats faced by looked after children.
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The course is delivered over 3 hours
Our group training is offered for 3-12 attendees per trainer
What is covered:
In addition to looking at the risks posed by social networking, cyberbullying, grooming/sexual exploitation and inappropriate website content, this course explores issues specific to children in care, including:
- Unauthorised contact and how children can be traced.
- The smartphone ‘apps’ that facilitate and encourage ‘sexting’.
- Software and hardware to prevent access to inappropriate content and prevent unauthorised contact.
- Spotting online ‘friends’ who might not be who they say they are.
- Incorporating Internet safety into the safer caring plan.
Who is the course for?
This three hour Internet Safety course helps individuals working with children to get up-to-speed with the on-line threats faced by looked after children.
What will you achieve?
- State the pros and cons of cyber space in relation to children
- Understand common risks associated with social networking, cyber-bullying, grooming/sexual exploitation and inappropriate website content
- Initiate steps to protect children from internet dangers
- Understand internet terms and new applications
- Develop education strategies to teach children about internet safety
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