In an age where technology is in the hands of youth of all ages, the dangers of abuse can affect any child, from any background. These dangers, ranging from cyberbullying to self-victimization (sexting) to sexual exploitation (sextortion) and sexual abuse can be difficult to address. This presentation will focus on our perceptions versus reality for youth’s use of technology, and how it influences how adults speak with youth about their tech usage. The presentation will conclude with tips on effective technology safety and prevention messaging.
Describe how you would identify how youth use technology.
Explain teen's online risks versus reward perspective.