Keep your children safe online

Learn about the risks our children face online and how to use simple parenting strategies to reduce these risks.
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  • Lectures 12
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

Every time our children use the internet they have access to every person and thing that the adult world has to offer. Parents can be that barrier between our children and the potential risks the cyber world has to offer.

This course will not only outline the dangers and responsibilities that exist online but will change your perspective and provide you with strategies that will assist you in dramatically reducing the cyber risks your child may face. I will empower you by giving you simple tools and strategies to help protect your children and keep them safe in their digital environment.

This course will enable you to promote the healthy use of technology within your family.

The online world holds many great opportunities for our children, however, we know this is coupled with risks and responsibilities. These risks can fall into a number of categories:

  • technology becoming an obsession

is your child spending an unhealthy amount of time online?

  • cyber bullying

is your child being harassed online or being sent abusive messages. 68% of teens agree that cyber bullying is a serious problem.

  • poor online choices

making poor choices online can have big repercussions in the real world through examples such as sexting and deformation

  • online identity theft

it has been reported that this is currently the fastest growing crime movement in the world

  • online child sex offenders

adult users attempting to cause your children physical and psychological harm

In this course we will give real life examples and cases based on each of these six risks. Whether you are parent, carer, grandparent, uncle or aunty or teacher this course will give you the simple tools to manage these risks.

What are the requirements?

  • It would be useful (but not essential) to have an idea of how your child is using the internet currently.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Have an understanding of the risks the internet can pose for your child
  • Be able to implement some basic strategies to reduce those risks

What is the target audience?

  • Parents or caregivers that have an active interest in keeping their children safe online.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Background and Introduction
Background and Introduction video
Preview
04:38
Section 2: Nature of the internet
Parenting in the physical world / similarities of the cyber and physical worlds
Preview
15:21
How the internet can alter our perception of its nature
14:37
Real world examples and key messages
13:32
Section 3: Predatory Dangers
Dangerous people online / how are they trying to harm our children
13:33
Techniques these people use and key messages
10:35
Section 4: Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying triggers and cyberbullying in the law
15:16
Parenting strategies for cyberbullying and key messages
17:48
Section 5: Responsibilities
Responsibilities video
16:16
Section 6: Protective and Preventative Measures
Parents get involved and follow these simple strategies
12:59
More simple parenting strategies and key messages
13:31
Section 7: Conclusion
Conclusion video
08:19

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Instructor Biography

Brett Lee, Internet Safety Training Expert

Brett is an internationally renowned expert on internet safety. He is the director of INESS (Internet Education and Safety Services). Each year Brett talks to over 100,000 students, parents and teachers about internet safety. He has a law enforcement background and spent 22 year working for Queensland Police. Sixteen of those years he was a detective and the majority of that time was working in the child exploitation area. The last five years of Brett's career were spent as an under cyber detective. Part of his role included impersonating young children, teenagers and adults on the internet will the goal of capturing people who were trying to cause young people harm. This background gives him unique insight and experience. Brett has worked along side the FBI, The Department of Homeland Security and trained Police Officers at the National Police Academy in Iraq. He has spoken at a number of international education conferences on internet safety.

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