Cyber Safety Parenting Class at Laguna Beach Monday November 30 2015

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Laguna Beach Thurston Middle School will be offering a free parent class entitled Cyber Safety and Social Networks:

Understanding teens, social media, and online threats on Monday November 30 2015.

This free Parent Class will be at Thurston Middle School Black Box from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Thurston Middle School is at 2100 Park Avenue Laguna Beach.

The Cyber Safety for Parents class is a 120-minute seminar that will prepare parents

to effectively supervise their students on social media sites and protect them from cyber-bullying.

“I am positive that Mr. Cranford will make an impact on our parents and community with his presentation,” said LBHS Assistant Principal Robert Billinger.

“It’s essential for parents to understand the effects of social media and the Internet have in their children’s lives and how it impacts their safety.”

Cyber Safety Class is instructed by Clay Cranford .

Cranford is a 13-year law enforcement professional who is currently serving as a School Resource Officer in OC.

Clay is a nationally recognized expert on Social Media and author of Parenting In A Digital World.

The class explains current technology and applications teens are using to access the Internet and social media networks.

Cyber-bullying is defined with current trends and real world examples investigated in schools.

Participants will be given tools and an action plan that they can immediately begin using to help keep their children safe online.

Some of the topics discussed include:

Current impact of bullying in schools
Current bullying trends
“Sexting” and online predators
Online security considerations
How to monitor online activity
How to deal with a bully
School discipline and legal issues
How to set expectations and consequences
Risks associated with popular social media sites
Participants will receive an Internet Safety Contract and the Cyber Safety Checklist.

For course content information please contact Clay Cranford at (657) 206-6070

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