This workshop addresses the collision of sexting, sexual bullying, social media and the resulting mental health issues and legal consequences. Participants will review the most current research and trends focusing on youth’s involvement with technology, sexting and sexual bullying. Digital speech affords our youth the ability to send images via texting and a wide variety of apps popular among them. Exactly how involved are youth in sexting? How prevalent is sexual bullying among adolescents and pre-teens? This workshop will answer those questions and address the impact of cyberbullying and sexting on youth.
Understand the commonality of cyberbullying and sexting among youth in social media.
Describe the impact of experiencing cyberbullying
Explain the impact of sexting.
Identify strategies and resources to address cyberbullying and sexting.
Educators, school staff, & behavioral health provider agency staff.
Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All CE/CEU certificates and certificates of completion will be received through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. Once you have completed your evaluation you will have access to your CE/CEU or Certificate of Completion through your DBHIDS Learning Hub account.