Keeping Children Safe Online: Staff and Volunteers
This half day workshop will suit a wide range of professionals and volunteers. Anyone whose work or voluntary activities brings them into contact with people who have experienced sexual violence, or whose work or volunteering involves a safeguarding responsibility. This could include teachers, nurses, health and social care professionals, police and criminal justice system professionals, therapists, managers, counsellors, students, youth, community or faith sector workers and others who would like to learn more about the online world, and how to keep young people safer online.
Developed with expertise gained over more than 30 years’ of working directly with survivors of sexual violence online and offline, this interactive workshop will explore the risks associated with online activity, online predators, the grooming process, strategies for prevention and intervention, awareness of legislation and reporting responsibilities relating to online safeguarding, sources of support and further learning for participants.
1. Increase understanding of risks to young people online
2. Increase knowledge of young people’s online behaviours
3. Explore strategies for protection and prevention of harm online, including legislation and reporting
4. Improve knowledge of the prevalence of online abuse, and the importance of online safeguarding
5. Provide sources of support and continued learning
Time: 10am – 1pm (Registration 9:45am)
Venue: 119 University Street
Tea and coffee will be provided at this event. Please be aware parking can be difficult, ensure to leave plenty of time to find parking.
To secure your place, book through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/keeping-children-safe-online-staff-and-volunteers-tickets-84587281837
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- Children and families
- Volunteer development
- Young people