Training / Event Details


LSCB - Safeguarding in a Digital Age - A Practical Guide to Keeping Children Safe Online [EVENT FULL]


This course is suitable for anyone who works with children, young people, or families in Brighton & Hove, especially those who may supervise them whilst they using the internet. This training is highly recommended for those working in children's residential homes.


This half day course from the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) will equip you with information and practical safeguarding guidance to help safeguard children and young people in the digital age. It will help you understand how they communicate on the internet and through apps, how offenders may exploit this and other risks, and what steps parents/carers can take to prevent online abuse and exploitation. Participants will also learn different sources of support from which they/children can seek information and advice. This course is run is association with Safety Net.


By the end of this course you will be able to:
  • consider the different ways that children & young people interact online, and appreciate the positive aspects of this digital communication as well as being aware of the risks.
  • understand how offenders may use the internet to target or exploit children & young people.
  • discuss the potential connection between ease of access to inappropriate material online and violent crime, including a rise in the number of young people committing serious sexual offences. Consider how we can challenge the normalisation of this behaviour online.
  • learn practical steps to protect children on the internet.
  • explain security steps that can be used and their benefits and limitations, including parental settings, firewalls and privacy settings.
  • identify other organisations to support children/parents around internet use.
recognise how we can work together to support children & young people to have a positive online presence, build their resilience to face the different challenges in a digital age, and stay safe both online and off.

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For anyone where relevant to role

20 Feb 2018 09:30 - 13:00

Brighton & Hove Local Safeguarding Children Board
Contact Provider

Date and Time

20 Feb 2018 09:30 - 13:00


Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North, Hodshrove Lane, Moulsecoomb


Safety Net