Family Central: What to Know About Parental Controls and Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Date: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Contact: 
Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult

Have you talked with your kids about screen-time limits and responsible online behavior, but still find it tough to manage what they do when you’re not around?  Learn what parents can do to minimize the harmful sites and activities that teens can engage with on digital devices, often without adult knowledge or supervision. Join us for a discussion of the latest research and tips on what really keeps kids safe. 

Join us for a discussion of the technologies young people and families are using and some of the challenges and issues they bring. Topics addressed include:

Applications & social media types
Excessive use/addiction
Inappropriate content
Cyberbullying
Security and privacy
Parental controls

Don Robertson will share some practical ideas and tools for helping you stay in control and in supporting your children to make smart choices.  Don has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years and currently manages internal solutions deployment for a global accounting firm. He is the father of an independent 15-year-old daughter who has been the inspiration for his research and experience with internet safety and family controls.  Don and his wife Teresa have been residents of Warwick for over 12 years.

This workshop will inform, support and empower families to be proactive in addressing the challenge of raising kids as they grow up online.

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