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3 Commonly Asked Questions on Cyberbullying Answered

Hi! I’m Sgt. Brian Trainor, retired police detective from the Saskatchewan Police Service and member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. Since retiring, I’ve traveled across Canada particularly in northern aboriginal communities to talk to students, parents and teachers on issues surrounding cyberbullying. As a friend and supporter of VISR, I’ve been asked to share my experiences and so here are the top 3 … Continue reading 3 Commonly Asked Questions on Cyberbullying Answered

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What’s the secret password?

At VISR, in order to connect to a child’s social media channel, their credentials (username and password) must be obtained and entered. We encourage that this be an open conversation with your child to talk about internet safety and to connect accounts together. Easier said than done, however. This is one of the most common questions we get from parents who are seeking advice on … Continue reading What’s the secret password?

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The #Hashtag Jungle

In this latest edition, guest blogger Sgt. Brian Trainor, retired police detective from the Saskatoon Police Service and cyberbullying expert talks about hashtags, what they are, how they can give you insight on how your child is feeling. He also highlights ones that you need to know today. Sgt. Brian Trainor: What you don’t know can hurt you. As of June 1st, 2016 due to … Continue reading The #Hashtag Jungle

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Dr. Wendy Walsh discusses secret Facebook groups on CNN

Relationship expert Dr. Wendy Walsh joined CNN last night to discuss secret Facebook groups and address concerns parents may have with their kids participating them. Wendy gives some great advice for parents worried about their kids social media activity, including: Parents should be consistent, parenting both offline and online Teach digital etiquette at an early age Be in the online village with your child, friend them, know who … Continue reading Dr. Wendy Walsh discusses secret Facebook groups on CNN