Internet Safety Parent Night – Register Here and Now!

Do you really know what kids are using the Internet for these days?

  • 93% of teens use the Internet.
  • 1 in 20 children admitted to arranging a secret meeting with someone they met online.
  • 82% of cyber stalkers use social media to find out information about their victims.
  • 32% of teens have admitted to hiding their search history to prevent their guardian from knowing what sites they’ve visited.
  • 20-30% of kids report having been cyberbullied in their lifetime.
  • The average age at which a child gets a cellphone in the U.S. is 10 years old.
  • Reports of Online Exploitation of children increased over 97% last year. 

What Are they Hiding?

  • 32% of teens have admitted to hiding their search history to prevent their guardian from knowing what sites they’ve visited.
  • 16% of teens have admitted to using a secret email or social media account that their parents don’t know about.
  • 11% of kids say they know how to turn off parental controls for online use.
  • 40% of kids say they stop what they’re doing online if they think they’re parent is watching.
  • 17% of kids say they don’t think their parents know what they do online.

 

What can you do?

We will be offering a free informational session regarding tips for safe online usage. Join us to learn about the realities facing your children on the internet, along with strategies and tips to help keep them safe online.

Where:

Pike Co. Health Department, 1 Healthcare Place, Bowling Green, MO 63334 (behind Walmart)
Conference Room (side entrance)

When:

Wednesday, July 13th – 6:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Only 20 seats available! Register by calling our office at 573-324-2111 or by using the registration below!

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Additional resources:

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