Called “Bunny Hunting”, It’s Anything But Cute
A Sheriff from the Crime Prevention and Juvenile Resource Unit in Loudoun County, VA talks to middle-schoolers about the dangers of sexting, sextortion, cyberbullying, sexual predation and identity theft. (read the full article)
Previously only presented to parents, the local law enforcement department decided it was time to start reaching out to 6th and 9th graders who were navigating transitions to middle and high school, and “still figuring out how to navigate their teen years, even as the devices in their pockets place a world of adult content and consequences at their fingertips”.
The program, called “Technology Safety for Teens”, is decidedly different from the upcoming “Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World” presentation to be led by Dr. Devorah Heitner on 9/22 at Park Jr. High in La Grange, but no less important.
We hope to see you at Screenwise so we can work together as a community to keep our children safe.