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Thursday
19
APR

Let’s Talk Honest About Social Media

18:00
19:45
Tea Area Legacy Elementary
Event organized by Tea Area Legacy Elementary

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Let’s Talk Honest About Social Media

Carroll Institute Counselors Barb DeVos and Kacee Redden will provide two presentations on Cyber Bullying and Digital Reputation on Thursday, April 19, 2018 during parent-teacher conferences.
Times: 6:00 PM- 6:40 PM and 7:00 PM- 7:40 PM

Overview of the presentation:

How do I know as parent if my child is experiencing cyber bullying? What does a “digital reputation” mean? What kinds of things can affect my reputation on the internet? How do I keep my child safe on the internet? Cyber bullying peaks in 7th and 8th grades. Students as young as elementary age report receiving mean or rude texts from friends or through interactive gaming. Nationwide 21% of students ages 12-18 experience cyber bullying. Agreeing on clear rules about when your child can use her mobile phone, computer or tablet can help avoid cyber bullying.

About the presenters:

Barbra DeVos, Licensed Practicing Counselor, Certified School Counselor and Licensed Addiction Counselor. In my 9th school year at Carroll Institute as a Prevention Counselor. Prior to CI, I was a school counselor and prior to that was a Family Support Coordinator working with youth and families with developmental disabilities in eastern SD. Experience in guardianship and social services.

Kacee Redden has a Master’s in Addiction Counseling and has been within the prevention/treatment field since January 2014. She has been working with Adolescents, Adults, and Families. Kacee has experience in inpatient, outpatient, and prevention settings.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Burroughs, the Legacy Elementary School Counselor at Whitney.Burroughs@k12.sd.us or by calling Legacy at 605-498-2700 X 1.