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Internet Safety Night geared toward helping parents of teens navigate in an age of digital disconnection

The 5th Annual Internet Safety Night will focus on internet and technology awareness to help empower parents, educators and anyone who works with young people.

Hosted by SafeNet Alberta, this year's event is set for Tuesday, May 8 at Lethbridge College starting at 6:30 p.m. Registration is free (but not required) at www.SafeNetAB.com. If you can't attend the event in person, it will also be live-streamed!

SafeNet Alberta includes members from the Lethbridge Police Service, Lethbridge School District 51, Palliser School District, Holy Spirit School District, London Drugs and Lethbridge Professional Development Consortium.

Internet Safety Night – Connecting in an Age of Digital Disconnection – will be an informative evening reflecting on research regarding hyper-connected youth in order to increase awareness and understanding about what young people are doing with digital devices and what parents or guardians can do to help.  

Break-out sessions will include:

  • How to overcome smartphone addiction
  • Monitoring your home internet
  • Introducing your kids to social media
  • Ask a teen!