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Raising Digitally Responsible Youth - Informational Videos for Parents and Caregivers

We encourage parents and caregivers to watch these videos with your children and have discussions as a family about developing and maintaining healthy technology consumption habits. Raising Digitally Responsible Youth: A Parent’s Guide (PDF) provides additional general tips on understanding and safely using online technology.

Link to YouTube Video on Technology and Addiction
Hear how to prepare your child to develop healthy and responsible uses of technology.

Additional resources:

  1. Media Smarts -  Managing Screen Time and Video Gaming - Special Issues for Teens
  2. Protect Kids Online - Monitoring Online Activities

Link to YouTube video on Supporting Healthy Habits

Get tips on how to engage with your child to model and build healthy relationships with technology.

Additional resources:

  1. Media Smarts – Are You Web Aware - A Parent Checklist
  2. Protect Kids Online- Phone Safety Tips and Monitoring Online Activities

Link to YouTube video on current research

Help your child learn about the consequences and implications of their developing technology consumption habits.

Additional resources:

  1. Social Media Guidelines - erase Student Advisory Council (PDF)
  2. Media Smarts – Are You Web Aware - A Parent Checklist
  3. Protect Kids Online- Phone Safety Tips and Monitoring Online Activities

Link to YouTube video on Parenting in a Digital World

Get involved in your child’s digital life to learn together and prepare for responsible decision making. 

Additional resources:

  1. Texting and Social Media Slang: Abbreviation Dictionary (PDF)
  2. Media Smarts – Are You Web Aware - A Parent Checklist
  3. Protect Kids Online- Phone Safety Tips and Monitoring Online Activities

Link to YouTube video on Keeping Safe Online

Learn how to monitor online habits, and how to discuss safe online relationships and healthy online decisions with your child.

Additional resources:

  1. Media Smarts – To Share or Not to Share, A Guide for Trusted Adults, Using Parental Controls  
  2. Protect Kids Online – Healthy Online Relationships, Online Luring

Link to YouTube video on Managing Our Digital Footprint

Hear how to model and develop good digital citizenship practises with your child, and how to prevent and address poor choices of online activity.

More resources:

  1. Need Help Now – Involving a Safe Adult
  2. Media Smarts Digital Citizenship Guide for Parents, Tip Sheet on Unconsented Shared Photos
  3. Protect Kids Online – What Do Parents Need to know about Self/Peer Exploitation

Link to YouTube video on Cyberbullying and Sexting

Hear advice on how to have proactive conversations with your child about healthy online relationships and how to recognize the signs of unsafe online relationships.

More Resources:

  1. Need Help Now – Parent Talking Tips, Healthy Relationships, Establishing Boundaries, How to Remove Pictures
  2. Protect Kids Online – Cyberbullying
  3. Media Smarts – Talking to Your Kids about Sexting

 


2019 School Community Mental Health Conference Videos

2018 School Community Mental Health Conference Videos