National Conference on Youth Violence and Technology: Keeping Our Kids Safe in a Virtual World

Date/Time: 
10/28/2009 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Address: 

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
1 S. Capitol Ave.

City: 
Indianapolis
Postal Code: 
46204
Country: 
USA
Sponsoring Agency: 
Clarian Health and the Indiana Violence Prevention Partnership
Description: 

The conference will include several national speakers and focus on evidence-based and best practice web-based strategies for preventing online and traditional youth violence. The purposes of the conference are to: 1) reduce youths' risk of becoming victims of electronic aggression while emailing, chatting, blogging, instant messaging, surfing the Internet, or text messaging; 2) foster a greater understanding of this generation of youth and the risks and adverse effects of technology harassment; and 3) study evidence-based and best practice web-based strategies for preventing online and traditional youth violence. Each session will include strategies that parents and professionals can implement in their communities or homes to increase the safety of youth by reducing the risks associated with electronic networking and utilizing online youth violence prevention resources. For more information on registration, exhibitors, and speakers, please visit www.clarian.org/communityplunge. To register for the event, please call 317.916.3525 or 1.800.265.3220.

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