Online Safety Resources for Professionals, Parents/Carers and Children – Essex YOS (April 2020)

Summary: A variety of on-line resources for YOT practitioners, children and families/carers to increase awareness around social media and potential harm.
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Cost: none

 

 

Aims:

  • Support parents and children understand some of the potential dangers of social media and increase risk of exploitation from others.

 

 

Description:
Essex Youth Offending Team has collated some key resources in relation to support parents/carers, children and professionals around keeping safe, grooming and exploitation. This is particularly relevant due to the potential for increase in use of social media during the COVID-19 lockdown.

 

 

Implementing the practice:

  • Essex YOS has shared the attached with all staff.
  • Practitioners should use, discuss and share with children and parents/carers as appropriate.

 

 

Contact:

Youth Offending Team: Essex Youth Offending Service
Name: Tina Snooks
Email: Tina.Snooks@essex.gov.uk
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