Webinar - Live - 4-Part Series Examining Online Safety with Sarah Southey
Session One for Caregivers: Intro to Cyber Safety – What are the Issues and how you can create boundaries? - April 21, 2021
This webinar will empower parents and caregivers to understand the social media platforms their adolescents are using, how to enhance safety through additional privacy/monitoring features and introduce them to troubleshooting common online issues as well as introducing safety contracts.
Session Two for Caregivers: Teaching and Upkeep for Your Adolescent About Online Safety:
May 5, 2021
This webinar is geared at parents/caregivers and will help them explore how to set up a safe space for online safety discussion with their adolescent. It will walk through common issues that may occur between the parent/caregiver and adolescents while navigating this challenging topic.
Session 3 for Adolescents: Technical Safety Online - Do’s and Don’ts
May 28, 2021
This webinar is geared at helping adolescents with autism understand potential online safety issues. We will walk through the topics of red flags, privacy, online friends, and buying and selling items online.
Session 4 for Adolescents: Social Safety and Positive interactions, “Reading the Room”
June 9, 2021
This webinar is geared at helping adolescents with autism understand some of the common social interactions online. Topics covered will include online humour, Instagram vs. reality, cyber-bullying and problem-solving through difficult social situations.
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Speaker : Sarah Southey
Sarah Southey, MSW is a social worker providing therapy and employment supports to neurodiverse adolescents and adults. She specializes in anxiety and social skills supports.
Speaker: Katie Sedej
Katie Sedej is a self-advocate and secondary student who has many insights on online safety issues.
Speaker: Nicole Lisi
Nicole Lisi is a Masters of Social Work student at the University of Toronto and currently works as a Child and Youth Worker supporting dual diagnosis youth in developing life skills and emotion management
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