Free information event for parents

There is no doubt that social media, apps and online world play a big part in lives of young people today. But, what happens when things go wrong?

TeenTextingThe National Parents Council post primary (NPCpp) is hosting FREE Information Event for parents on Saturday, 8 April 2017 in St Tiernan’s Community School, Balally, Dublin 16.

This meeting will focus on two things:

  • Expert advice on Cyberbullying, Cyber-Aggression and how parents / guardians can support teenager
  • Debate on Parent and Student Charter Bill 2016

“Cyberbullying is a big issue for parents,” says Rebecca Hemeryck, PRO of the National Parents Council post primary. “Many parents don’t know how the apps teenagers use nowadays work. While most parents would be familiar with how to use Facebook and Messenger app, our children are on SnapChat, Tinder, MeetMe…. the list is endless. And it is hard to keep up!”

Read more about what cyberbullying is and about the sites and apps that young people are using.

To get in touch with NPCpp about attending the event, or just more about how to support teenagers when they experience any form of cyber-aggression, how cyberbullying affects mental health of young people visit www.npcpp.ie or mail manager@npcpp.ie.

 

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