Internet Usage and Safety: Social Networking 101 for Caregivers (legacy)
This 3 hour focused topic training for caregivers provides information about internet awareness including prevention and intervention strategies to ensure internet safety for children. This workshop will provide foster parents, caregivers, relatives and fictive kin with basic non-gang cultures and Internet use information. The major goals of the workshop are: Understand different youth sub-cultures and generational differences Know the importance of non-verbal and verbal communication Using the Internet as a parenting tool to screen for warning signs; Identify and incorporate home agency policies Use awareness strategies to reduce risk and conflict Apply better techniques for raising healthy youth and community Gabriel Morales has worked in the area of gang prevention and intervention, both in the adult and juvenile system, for over 30 years. His experience includes working with at-risk kids in Seattle, in suburbs, rural areas, and L.A. youth gang diversion programs. He worked many years as a Correctional Peace Officer at Folsom State Prison in California, as well as classifying and dealing with violent offenders in the jail setting of a large urban city. He is a longtime instructor for this topic and teaches at numerous conferences around the country. In addition, he founded and continues his involvement with The International Latino Gang Investigators Association.
- 3.00 ParticipationParticipants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.