Parents’ Night Out Feb 21 2017

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Sponsored by the New Westminster Police Department

Free info session, open to all parents/caregivers

Social Media Awareness/Management

Safer Schools Together

February 21, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Justice Institute Auditorium

Justice Institute of British Columbia

715 McBride Boulevard

New Westminster, BC V3L 5T4

Your child is rapidly developing their personal identity with cell phone in hand and you need to be prepared. Family rules, parental controls and developing a family tech plan will be outlined as well as recommendations for monitoring your child’s digital life. As a parent, you must lead the charge as a digital role model and help your child develop a strong digital citizenship foundation while reminding them that their digital footprint is a reflection of their real and online selves. At this age, they will encounter situations that will challenge their independence, including cyberbullying (and more commonly – cyberexclusion), the dangers of anonymity, privacy, sharing intimate images, and inappropriate websites, and you need to be there to provide support and guidance during this critical period. Finally, to better equip you for your digital parenting strategy, a snapshot of the current trends and concerning apps will be provided.

Click here to register!