With more people social distancing and with stay-at-home orders in place, the world has seen a dramatic increase in the online activity of children and teens which means a heightened concern for their safety and wellbeing on behalf of parents, educators and advocates. Below are some resources that provide best practices for internet safety. The information below can assist youth with social media safety and assist parents, educators and advocates in creating a safer environment for all children.
Social media safety for teens
Internet Safety at Home
Parents' Guide to Smart Phone Safety
How to Talk to Teens About Dealing with Online Predators
The CCHTTF Training Subcommittee responds to human trafficking training requests made by the public and first responders. Amid the pandemic, we continue to spread awareness about human trafficking and have transitioned from in-person trainings to virtual presentations/webinars throughout Cook County and the Northern District of Illinois.