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. The on-line world is such a rapidly changing environment it can be difficult to keep up with the ever changing nature and dangers of the environment
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.
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