Keeping Children Safe Online - Virtual Workshop
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Keeping Children Safe Online
An interactive virtual workshop to support professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic
To equip Professionals with appropriate knowledge about benefits and risks of the internet, recent technologies and available resources to help them safeguard children and young people from risks posed to them on the internet.
Aims & Objectives: This 2 1/2 Hour workshop will cover the latest trends, developments and guidance in online safety aligned with the requirements of DfE’s Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021
It will include
- information specific to covid and lockdown.
- screen time and time management now that children are spending most of their lives online for schooling, socialising and entertainment.
- A look at ‘tricky topics’ - how to talk to children about upsetting things they may have seen online over the past few weeks, in particular covid and the BLM protests.
- A look at fake news.
- The latest social media trends, gaming etc.
- Sexual exploitation & Youth Produced Sexual Imagery
- Research data
- What schools are doing
- Digital Resilience
- What’s going on 'behind the scenes’ to support professionals working with CYP
- How to set parental controls on everything
- Resources and sources of help
Target Audience: Groups 2 -5 Those in regular contact or have a period of intense but irregular contact, with children, young people and/or parents/carers including all health clinical staff, who may be in a position to identify concerns about maltreatment. Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. Members of the workforce who have particular responsibilities in relation to undertaking section 47 enquiries, including professionals from health, education, police and children’s social care; those who work with complex cases and social work staff responsible for co-ordinating assessments of children in need.