WALDWICK, NJ -- Screen time for children is unavoidable during the pandemic, but what can parents do to protect their children from inappropriate content, breaches to online privacy, sexting, child predators, and cyberbullying?
On Tuesday, March 16, at 7 p.m., New Jersey State Police Detective Katie Feehan will tell families how to spot the dangers . . . how to protect their child from malicious players . . . and, how to respond to inappropriate content and cyberbullying. The 75-minute virtual presentation, “Internet Safety For Students With Disabilities,” is being hosted by The Forum School. There is no charge, but attendees must register in advance: CLICK HERE. After registering, a confirmation will be sent via email with information about how to join the meeting.
Detective Feehan is a member of the NJSP’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit (ICACU) and also is part of the National Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program (ICAC). She is responsible for investigating crimes that deal with the exploitation of children on the Internet. Feehan, who grew up in Manasquan, has an M.S. in Criminal Justice from New Jersey City University.
The Forum School, located in Waldwick NJ, is a New Jersey state-approved private nonprofit school serving students with autism and related challenges who are not able to learn in a public school setting. Students with disabilities, ages 5-21, are placed by their local school district and attend at no cost to parents. For more information, please visit: www.theforumschool.com or call (201) 444-5882.