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Sun, 16 Aug



Free Webinar on Cyber bullying

Due to Covid, children were forced to change their mode of interaction overnight. This webinar is a perfect introduction to the Netiquettes of online behavior and how to identify and control Cyber bullying. Suitable for students, parents and educators.

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Free Webinar on Cyber bullying
Free Webinar on Cyber bullying

Time & Location

16 Aug 2020, 5:00 pm


About the Event

About the Webinar 

In this new world, we are forced to accept a new normal the COVID world, but there is another world that we equally forced into, the vast online world. We can face this in two ways. One, to learn and adapt, and two, to await the old normal.

It has been especially difficult for children to adapt from classrooms to laptops, and from blackboards to digital screens

As caretakers (Parents and Guardians), teachers, and educators, we need to be aware of the pros and cons of this transition.

An imperative question with the advent of Online education is concerning safety, privacy, protection, and everything that falls under the age is of Safe online Learning and engagement specifically Cyberbullying.

One parallel that we can make of the online world is that putting aside the stories of AI and bots, it is also a world filled with people. People who are good and bad, just like in the real world.

Just as there are intelligent students in a physical school, and they are also in digital classrooms. Similarly, just as there are bullies in schools, there are cyberbullies in digital classrooms as well. And they have been around from the beginning.

Some of the long-term effects of bullying are depressions, stress-related disorders, and suicide.

Cyberbullying needs addressing, and as caretakers, we need to be aware and educated of this online phenomenon.

In this webinar, Children, Parents, and caretakers will learn rules of online engagement, how to behave appropriately in an online platform, how to identify bullies and instances of bullying and how to stand up against bullying by reporting it to authorities.

About Smita Chakraborty

Smita has completed her M.Sc Psychology with specialization in Clinical Psychology, Sampurna Montfort, Bangalore; and B.Ed, SCCTE, Nagaland; Child Safeguarding & Awareness Course by Child; Psychological First Aid by Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland, US; Foundations of International Psychiatry by The University Of Melbourne; Addiction Treatment: Clinical Skills for Healthcare Providers by Yale University; Psycho diagnostics and Psychological Assessment by National Research Tomsk State University; Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health by The University Of Sydney; Major Depression in the Population: A Public Health Approach by Johns Hopkins University and other 40 enrolled and pursuing Programmes.

She has over a decade of experience working with young adults, middle-aged adults, and older adults, with capacity training programs, counseling both academics, and psychological, working in recruitment for jobs abroad, and Peacebuilding programs. She is also experienced as a school teacher and Psychology lecturer in three different colleges.

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