20 November 2018, Online Safety Event

In this rapidly evolving digital landscape, having a comprehensive understanding of a young person’s use of technology, and its impact on both online and offline behaviour, is essential in being able to provide effective and responsive care.  

Participants will take away an understanding of the risks, trends, opportunities and strategies for encouraging the online safety of children and young people.

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Session times

Tuesday 20 November, 12pm to 2pm
Spring life Conference and Function Centre
178 Springwood Road, Springwood Qld 4127

Tuesday 20 November, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Spring life Conference and Function Centre
178 Springwood Road, Springwood Qld 4127

Tuesday 20 November, 12pm to 2pm
Stream live from home

Tuesday 20 November, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Stream live from home

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Guest Speaker Greg Gebhart

Greg Gebhart is the Senior Trainer for the Office of the eSafety Commissioner and one of Australia’s leading presenters. Greg has provided presentations to more than 500,000 participants at state, national and international events. He has a degree in Applied Science (Physical Education) and a Masters in Computer Education. Greg has a strong background in leadership and change and has held senior positions including Regional Manager for the Victorian Industry and Education Partnerships program and Chair of his Regional Adult Education Board. In his spare time, he is actively involved in a range of sporting bodies and is a volunteer fire fighter. He has been recognised for his achievements and passion to help others many times, including being listed in the 'Who’s Who' list of people that have shaped Australia and the International Society for Technology in Education global achievement award.

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The Office of the eSafety Commissioner

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner are a federally funded government department responsible for promoting online safety for all Australians. They are committed to helping all Australians have safer, positive experiences online—just as they would offline. The Office of the eSafety Commissioner co-ordinates and leads the online safety efforts of government, industry and the not-for profit community. It has a broad remit which includes providing:

  • a complaints service for young Australians who experience serious cyberbullying
  • identifying and removing illegal online content
  • tackling image-based abuse.

The Office also provides audience-specific content to help educate all Australians about online safety including young people, women, teachers, parents, seniors and community groups. Their goal is to empower all Australians to explore the online world - safely.

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Resources

  1. The Office of the eSafety Commissioner overview
  2. Cyberbullying overview
  3. Image-based abuse portal overview
  4. Mental health and social workers

 

 

 

Posted November 8, 2018 in Events