AM backs online child safety course
2:19pm Thursday 24th October 2013 in News
Mid and West Wales AM Joyce Watson was in Saron recently attending a course highlighting the importance of internet safety.
Mrs Watson took part in the course, designed to help parents, carers and guardians, illustrating methods to protect children from sexual abuse online.
The classes - Parents Protect! – help adults spot the early signs of sexual abuse in children as well as identifying worrying behaviour in adults
courses, organised by Stop it Now! Wales in partnership with Plant Dewi, help, and act upon concerns for children’s safety.
“Every parent and guardian frets about their child’s safety,” said Mrs Watson.
“This course delivers practical tips, advice and tools that can help adults protect children.
“The discussion included information about online grooming and appropriate behaviour for children as they get older.”
The course is organised by Stop it Now! Wales in conjunction with Plant Dewi.
Stop it Now! Wales manager, Rebecca Morgan said: “Tragically, barely a day goes that we do not see or hear a story of abuse.
“Our Parents Protect! course aim to give protective adults the information and confidence they need to protect children.”
To find out more visit stopitnow.org.uk
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