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Childhood 2.0 Discussion Group & Action Steps to Keep Youth Safer Online

Date:
Tue Jul 27, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
Category:
Community Service
Level:
Volunteers
 

This workshop explores how childhood has changed because of the internet and what we can do about it.

About this event

This interactive workshop is for adults, teens and tweens who want to explore how childhood has changed because of the internet and what we can do about it. We will watch clips from the documentary "Childhood 2.0" (available for free on YouTube https://www.childhood2movie.com/) and discuss what we can do to stay safer online. Learn what you need to know about cyberbullying, online predators, anxiety and other dangers online. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to lead an open conversation about the benefits and drawbacks of screen time and reduce exposure to the negative side of the internet. (75 minute interactive workshop)

 

**No need to see the movie before attending this workshop. We will watch clips from the movie together.

 

From the "Childhood 2.0" website: "Childhood 2.0 is required viewing for anyone who wants to better understand the world their children are navigating as they grow up in the digital age. Featuring actual parents and kids as well as industry-leading experts in child safety and development, this documentary dives into the real-life issues facing kids today — including cyberbullying, online predators, suicidal ideation, and more."

Learning Objectives:

1. Participant will increase awareness that excessive screen time is not healthy for youth or adults.

2. Participants will increase understanding of cyberbullying, online predators and other mental health implications.

3. Participants will increase knowledge of how to be safer online.

4. Participants will increase knowledge of tools to help limit screen time.

 

RESET trainings are attended for Educators (K-12), Parents/family or other administrative staff from Orange County.

This training is funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.