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February 16, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: PACER Center 952-838-9000, 800-53-PACER

PACER Center workshop will offer tools for parents to keep kids safe online

Minneapolis: PACER Center will offer “Social Media and Bullying: Using Technology to Keep Kids Safe,” a free workshop for parents. It will take place from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6 at PACER Center, 8161 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington.

This workshop is also available online via Livestream on a computer or tablet.

Common concerns with electronic devices in the hands of teens or pre-teens range from cyberbullying to hate speech. PACER’s Simon Technology Center (STC) and National Bullying Prevention Center (NBPC) will partner to share the technology young people use to connect with their peers, and the technology parents can use to keep them safe and raise responsible young digital citizens.

Topics will include:

  • Basics of cyberbullying
  • Establishing online guidelines
  • Steps to address cyberbullying
  • Using technology to promote good digital citizenship

To register to attend this free workshop in person, contact PACER Center at (952) 838-9000 or (800) 537-2237 (toll free), email PACER@PACER.org, or visit PACER.org/workshops. To register for the workshop via Livestream, visit PACER.org/workshops (a Livestream link will be sent in the confirmation email).

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