Center for Online Safety

Below is an overview of the Center for Online Safety and their offerings.

About

The Center for Online Safety works with school leaders, parents and kids to build stronger relationships and prevent digital crises. Our mission is to teach parents how to make their kids safer online with simple and effective strategies and scripts to set limits on screen time.

We specialize in helping parents and kids stop fighting over screen time, teaching easy ways to limit and monitor children online and showing children the basics of being good digital citizens.

Who It’s For:

  • Parents and Caregivers

Trainings:

The Family Tech Reset Course

Intended Audience: Parents, Caregivers, K-12 Educators
Duration: 90 minute self-guided content and homework
Available in languages: English + captioned in English

The Family Tech Reset course is designed for: 

  • parents with kids under 10 years old who need to learn the basics of cyber safety and setting up screen time limits
  • parents of kids 10+  with limited time who want streamlined cyber safety lessons
  • K-12 educators who want to help parents keep their kids safe online

Gain the confidence you need to lead your kids toward online safety, even if you’re not a technology expert, with the Family Tech Reset course.

In less than 90 minutes, you will:

  • Learn recommended screen time rules
  • Understand what to do if you see warning signs of a digital crisis
  • Practice three parenting scripts to lead cyber safety discussions with ease
  • Create a technology contract customized for your family
  • Gain tools for a better relationship with your child

This on-demand course has three modules (20-25 minutes each), including slides, handouts and pre-recorded video components. Videos are captioned in English

The Family Tech Reset Course PLUS

Intended Audience: Parents, Caregivers, K-12 Educators
Duration: 2 hours self-guided content and homework, three 1 hour coaching sessions and 3 month subscription to BARK
Available in languages: English + captioned in English

The Family Tech Reset PLUS is designed for parents with kids 10+ years old who have the time and desire to set up BARK’s monitoring features and plan to attend monthly Q&A sessions.

Gain the confidence you need to lead your kids toward online safety, even if you’re not a technology expert, with the Family Tech Reset PLUS.

In less than two hours, you’ll learn everything you need to know about taking technology back, including:

  • Recommended screen time rules
  • Actions to take if you see warning signs of a digital crisis
  • Three parenting scripts to lead cyber safety discussions with ease
  • A technology contract customized for your family
  • Three live Q&A Implementation sessions to apply what you’re learning to your family’s situation
  • Access to an award-winning app to help you filter the internet, set time limits and “see” what your child is doing online (90 day access included)
  • Most importantly–tools for a better relationship with your child

This on-demand course has four modules (20-30 minutes each), including slides, handouts and pre-recorded video components, three coaching sessions and 90 days of Bark. Videos are captioned in English.

If you believe that you or a loved one is currently at high-risk, call 911 or immediately transport them to a hospital. Do not attempt to access emergency mental health care through this website.

Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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