GAMING & INTERNET SAFETY

Digtial Dependence 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 offers 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 resource aims to provide self awareness and regulation when it comes to how much time you spend online and using technology.  This workshop can also be provided for FREE by our staff.  For more information 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 presentation please use the contact page below.

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A fantastic resource for parents and caregivers.  This document covers healthy screen times, how we can guide our children and youth to be good online citizens, online safety and more.  Our staff can also provide this workshop upone 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 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.

Short factsheet shares key information about cyberbullying signs, 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 time spent with technology.

This factsheet indicates on how to recognize this disorder, offers self-help tips and where you can get support.

This Factsheet provides key signs when too much Internet is too much, offers self-help tips and how to get support.

What is Nomophobia?  This one page factsheet provides warning signs and tips on taking back control.

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

What are your kids saying when they text? Helpful for parents to get in the know, we have provide a list 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.

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

 

ASSESSMENT & HELP TOOLS

Click on the underlined titles to view, save and print these quick self-assessments to see where you rate.

 

This is s short self-assessment quiz to see how you are managing your gaming time.

How much screen time are you spending each day and is it too much?  Do you have balance, are you at risk, or do you need a digital detox?  Find out here by taking this quiz.

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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