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Internet Safety

The course includes the following content, including break-out exercises as follows:

Content

  • Introduction to Internet Safety
  • The internet and who uses it
  • Social media
  • Online reputation
  • Cyberbullying
  • Online gaming
  • Using the Internet safety
  • Conclusions

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course you should…

  1. Understand that the police would rather put in intervention measures to prevent a child being abused than investigate the abuse and subsequent suffering of a child.
  2. Understand that having a sexual interest in children is not possible to spot just by the way someone appears – just as having a sexual interest in an adult of the same or opposite sex is not identifiable just looking at someone.
  3. Understand that we must think about how we teach our children to protect themselves in the ‘virtual’ or ‘online’ world as much as we teach them about the ‘real’ world.
  4. Understand that dangers commonly occur on social media sites and cover privacy settings.
  5. Understand there are often limitations available on social media sites.
  6. Understand that young people should be encouraged to think about what they share online.
  7. Understand more cases of online grooming are coming to light.
  8. Understand children can get bullied online.
  9. Understand that online gaming can become addictive to young people.
  10. Understand as parents and guardians we need to be alert for children’s moods when they have been online.

For more information, please contact our Training Administrator on 0845 120 4550 Option 3 or [email protected]