'Keeping Safe in Cyberspace' presented by Susan Mclean 06/06/12 7PM

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kEePiNg SaFe iN cYbErSpAcE  
Presented by Susan Mclean (Cybersafety Expert)
St. Mary's Greensborough 06/06/12   7pm in MLC
Book on line www.schoolinterviews.com.au Code  X33RX

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?( including MSN instant messaging, social networking sites such as MySpace & Facebook, virtual chat rooms such as Club Penguin, Moshi Monsters and the dangers of online games such as World of Warcraft.)

  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, MSN, 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.