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Thank you Parry and Laural. Parry, I watched the full day International StopCyerbullying Summit you hosted in PEI Canada back in November, it was fabulous!!! You had great experts including Laural, Barbara...
Michael
02/28/2014
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Are there any locations, either a certain school, community, state or province that are doing a great job of preventing teen online victimization? Someplace that we can look to as a best practices model?
Michael
02/28/2014
arrow icon The following are some of the characteristics associated wit...
Laurel Broten
03/03/2014
arrow icon You may want to look at the resources we developed in Ontari...
Laurel Broten
03/03/2014
arrow icon hmmm...remember that we are looking at RL and virtual vicitm...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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Do you have any statistics on how many kids suffer from mental illness like depression because of Cyberbullying /Victimization via digital media?
Joanne
02/28/2014
arrow icon I mentioned the US NIH study. You can access it at nih.gov o...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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What resources are available for parents to help us understand the technologies and their risks/benefits?
Ellen
02/28/2014
arrow icon ours - wiredsafety.org, stopcyberbullying.org. MS has a grea...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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02/28/2014
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Don't worry. This has been such a lively session that we have not been able to get to all your questions. But Laurel and I will stay a bit longer and also make sure we address your question in the forum. I...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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It seems as though bullying has increased as we move further into the digital age. Is it because it's being reported more or are there are other factors that are facilitating an increase in bullying?
MarilynL
02/28/2014
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Laurel Broten
03/03/2014
arrow icon Cyberbullying is an impulsive action, most of the time. and ...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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What is the Number 1 things parents should do before letting their kids go online?
Gail
02/28/2014
arrow icon make the right choices. We have a program Internet 1-2-3. Un...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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Has snapchat become a problem and is there a help area?
Debbie Mahoney
02/28/2014
arrow icon Yes it is a problem. Young ppl often post mean things or nak...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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Are there any statistics that indicate suicides have increased among teenagers due to cyberbullying or abuse?
robert
02/28/2014
arrow icon As I mentioned, at most 40 suicides have been committed in N...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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How can we get the message across to the teens that what they do and say online is not private or just between their friends?
Mary
02/28/2014
arrow icon Teens are not good at understanding consequences. Experts te...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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Other than teachers and parents, who else can teens approach with problems about cyberbullying and other forms of victimization? Based on the role of teachers and parents, teens may be wary of disclosing t...
Mary Chapman
02/28/2014
arrow icon old siblings, aunts and uncles are often trusted adults iden...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
arrow icon We have found that the entire school staff need to receive t...
Laurel Broten
02/28/2014
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Would teen boys that ask girls for nude/half nude pictures after friending them be considered bullies or sexual predators? Most young boys share the pictures, but some may just keep them for themselves and...
Mary
02/28/2014
arrow icon we separate sexting from sextbullying. Sexting is when you s...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
arrow icon Unfortunately that does happen and child pornography prevent...
Laurel Broten
02/28/2014
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Are all the new digital laws that are being implemented across the country making a difference?
Blair
02/28/2014
arrow icon a little. Most of the bad things online can be addressed wit...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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As a parent how can we help our kids when they see one of their friends being victimized - when the friend doesn't even realize they are being victimized and may even tell our child that they don't need h...
Mary
02/28/2014
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Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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what changes, if any, have you seen in school policies associated with bullying, use of technology, etc., as we move further into the digital age? what would your recommendations be?
stacey
02/28/2014
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Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
arrow icon In Ontario principals have been given specific responsibilit...
Laurel Broten
02/28/2014
arrow icon Good question...do we have another hour? :-) The most impor...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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What is the victim issue that teens are most concerned about online
Michael
02/28/2014
arrow icon my response was posted under the wrong question, sorry. abou...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
arrow icon A student in prepping for one of our global youth summits on...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
arrow icon yes. we work with Carol Todd, Amanda's mom, Glen Canning and...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
arrow icon Do you think there is too much discussion about suicide as a...
Joe Laramie
02/28/2014
arrow icon Thank you Parry. Who are more victimized by online sexual p...
Michael
02/28/2014
arrow icon surprisingly, sexual predators. They still think that the on...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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How can we prevent our teens from being victimized digitally?
Christine
02/28/2014
arrow icon Even keeping them entirely offline doesn't work, as others u...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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Another Parent question - many of my friends with young children blog about their kids, posting birthdays and full names...will this be a problem later when they are teens? I try to limit the information o...
Heather
02/28/2014
arrow icon It's a problem now! too much info is too much info. Marketer...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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Laurel Broten
02/28/2014
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How can we as parents prepare ourselves so we can help our children when they have been a victim of digital abuse?
Cecilia
02/28/2014
arrow icon Understand first that you can never be prepared. Period. Bu...
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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What is the most effective way to influence safer behavior among teens, would it be a youth help line, more parent education, schools required to provide youth education... where should we put our energy f...
Michael
02/28/2014
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Laurel Broten
02/28/2014
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Many parents give their child a cell phone and then somehow think that they are safe - recent case of child abduction in MO - girl was in her neighborhood in daylight w/ a cellphone. What more should pare...
Mary
02/28/2014
arrow icon As parents we have to talk to our kids about how great inter...
Laurel Broten
02/28/2014
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Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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Teachers at asking young children in grade 4 to use the internet for research. Should the school implement a safe computing program before giving their students access to the internet?
Jimmy
02/28/2014
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Laurel Broten
02/28/2014
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How many teens bully, and is it peer pressure?
Debbie Mahoney
02/28/2014
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Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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What do you think about teens posting so many "selfies" of themselves on the internet? If their account is set to Private, are they really safe from child predators or bullies that want to terror...
Mary
02/28/2014
arrow icon But, they have been introduced themselves to that teen, most...
Debbie Mahoney
02/28/2014
arrow icon I will share something with you, but don't tell the teens......
Parry Aftab
02/28/2014
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