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Counselors' Connection - Cyber Safe Kids

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Time: 1:00 - 4:00 CDT

Location: GRREC Office and Training Facility

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Cost: GRECC members: $0.00, Non-GRECC members: $0.00


We all have one goal – keeping kids safe!  In today’s world, keeping kids safe online has become a major concern. Today’s epidemic of cyber issues is wreaking havoc on our youth. With cyber bullying and school violence on the rise, what can parents, teachers, school counselors, and community members do? First step - be informed!

GRREC, in partnership with Benefits Resource Group, is offering an afternoon workshop that will empower, educate and instruct every participant on ways to help keep our kids safe.  Join Michael Lemon and Art McFadden from Millstone Labs as they share real life stories about the dangers of the internet, lessons learned, and best practices for Keeping Kids Safe Online.

Topics to be discussed include:

*Cyber bullying and school violence

*Pedophile groups on social media

*The epidemic of sexting and our kids

*Apps and other cyber safe kids software

*How pedophiles use gaming to entrap children

*Sextortion, the online sexual extortion of children

*Connection between cyber bullying and suicide

*Handling situations where a child has been exploited

 Contact Kim Estes at kim.estes@grrec.org with any questions.