Whether they are using social media, attending school online, or on gaming sites, children and teens are using computers and mobile devices more than ever before. This near-constant online presence has further contributed to the rapidly growing threat and presence of cyberbullying. Learn how cyber safety risks can impact children and adolescents’ mental health, rules to follow and tools to support parents, how to engage your child in cyber safety discussions and more.
The Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network (VHAN) is here to support families and equip you with the knowledge and resources to protect your children from the mental, emotional, social and even physical effects of cyberbullying and other dangers prevalent on the internet.
- 59% of U.S. teens have been bullied or harassed online.
- 90% of youth believe online harassment is a problem that affects people their age.
- 33% of children ages2-4 regularly access the internet using a computer and mobile devices.
In this webinar, behavioral health experts will share:
- Internet safety risks, including cyberbullying, predatory grooming and sexting
- How cyber safety risks can impact children and adolescents’ mental health
- Rules to follow and tools to support parents
- How to engage your child in a cyber safety discussion
- When and where to report inappropriate content and concerns
Better Conversations. Better Health.
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