Beyond Cyberbullying: An Essential Guide for Parenting in the Digital Age
|Author:||Michael Carr-Gregg; Ron Tandberg (Illustrator)|
Be alert but not alarmed ― understanding the digital world that your kids inhabit.Is your teenager being bullied online? Has your child adopted a monster? What games are they playing, who are they talking to, and what are they potentially exposing themselves to? Do you really know that they are doing on all those devices?The internet is fun and fabulous and it's here to stay, but it can pose serious risks for some kids. In this compelling and insightful book, Michael Carr-Gregg explains what kids get up to, provides guidelines for family internet safely and advises how to minimise the riskes without limiting your children's freedom to learn, explore and communicate in the all-important cyber world.Previously published as Real Wired Child, Beyond Cyberbullying is the fully updated edition of the bestselling guide to raising your children to be safe in the digital world.
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's highest profile psychologists and an internationally recognised authority on teenage behaviour. He was the founder of the world's first national support group for teenage cancer patients, CanTeen, and has been Executive Director of the New Zealand Drug Foundation, Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne's Department of Paediatrics and a political lobbyist. He has written several bestselling books on parenting, including Surviving Adolescents, The Princess Bitchface Syndrome, Real Wired Child and When to Really Worry.