GAMING & INTERNET SAFETY

Technological Awareness and Good Cybercitizenship

Recognizing the enormity of the challenges our society faces in today's digital age, the MNO's Gaming & Gambling Awareness Program is dedicated to making a lasting impact through our campaigns and programs.

 

Click on the underlined headings or images below to view or download our resources on making healthy choices and finding balance.

Our specialized staff offer all of these workshops for FREE.  For more information please use our contact page below.

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This is a comprehensive toolkit that can be used for workshops or individual awareness in areas of video gaming, smart screen times, good digital citizenship, self assessments and where to get support.

This workshop aims to provide self-awareness and regulation when it comes to how much time you spend online and using technology.  This workshop can be facilitated for FREE by our staff.  For more information or to book this workshop, please use the contact page below.

Keeping yourself safe online is important.  This resource is easy to use and follow.  Our staff can also provide this as a workshop.  To get more information or to request a workshop, please use the contact page below.

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A fantastic resource for parents and caregivers.  This document covers recommended screentimes, how we can guide our children and youth to be good online citizens, online safety and more.  Our staff can provide this workshop upon request.  For more information, please use the contact form below.

If you are spending too much time on your smartphones or on social media, try taking on this 7-day challenge with a friend.  Many of these ideas can be easily incorporated into your daily routine to find more balance and quality time spent with others.  This is a printable poster.

 

Factsheets & Helpful Tips

Click on the titles below to view, download or print these awareness resources.

This short factsheet provides key information about the signs of cyberbullying, what you can do and how to get help.

This is a tipsheet for parents and caregivers on how you can help balance your children's technology use.

This factsheet provides information on the addictive features of smartphones, warning signs for excessive use, tips for taking back control and app recommendations to help you reach your goals.

This factsheet provides key signs for excessive online gaming, offers self-help tips and how to get support when needed.

What are your kids saying when they text? It can be helpful for parents/caregivers to get in the know! To help with this, we have created a list of some of the most common safe, warning, and harmful/illegal text slang that is being used by children and youth online.  As texting evolves this list will be updated.

News Article:  Get in the know of what kids are doing online and how to keep them safe.

This page provides parents and caregivers with age appropriate sites to safely introduce kids to social media.

 

HELPFUL TOOLS

Click on the underlined titles to view, save and print these self-help tools!

 

This Internet Safety Contract is a helpful tool for parents to start discussions about Internet Safety and agree to terms for internet access.

Negotiating with teens to ensure safety online can be a challenge.  This Teen Internet Contract is a great conversation starter and can help you to set out expectations for internet use.

Contact Us

For more information on workshops, to get an assessment or referral please contact us.

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