Protecting Minors Online

While broader access to information about social services, educational resources and health information can benefit children and families who use the Internet and mobile phones, offering the ability to research almost any subject of interest, access worldwide media, pursue vocational prospects and harness ideas for the future, in the event our services are used by minors, it must always be with parental consent. 


The following is a list of useful information for protecting minors from problematic online content:


Sample Tween/Teen Cellphone Contract 

http://trend.org.za/.cm4all/uproc.php/0/Tween-Teen%20Cellphone%20Contract_2018.pdf?cdp=a


4 Tips to Help Boost Kids' Safety, Privacy, and Security

https://www.commonsense.org/education/family-tips/6-12-privacy-and-security


Are you smarter than a Smartphone

https://cdn.netsmartz.org/tipsheets/smartphone_safety.pdf


The Cyber bully Act

https://www.itweb.co.za/content/mraYAyqow3KqJ38N


Dealing with Cyberbullying

https://cdn.netsmartz.org/tipsheets/Cyberbullying_Unplugged_2014.pdf


Cybersecurity made clear

https://cdn.netsmartz.org/tipsheets/cybersecurity_tips.pdf


Facebook's security notes

https://www.facebook.com/pg/security/notes/


Gaming safely

https://cdn.netsmartz.org/tipsheets/gaming_parent_handout_2010.pdf


Social media safety for teens

https://cdn.netsmartz.org/tipsheets/SocialMediaSafety_teens.pdf


Making the internet safer for kids

https://enough.org/#