National School Chaplaincy Program (NSCP)
Webinar-based training for NSCP-registered school chaplains to assist in preventing and responding to cyberbullying.
eSafety's professional learning program for chaplains registered through the National School Chaplaincy Program provides evidence-based, targeted advice on preventing and responding to cyberbullying.
The program covers the latest online safety research, case studies and strategies to assist school chaplains to integrate online safety into their student wellbeing programs and intervention.
The program requires participation in a three-hour live webinar session and completion of an online quiz. To participate, register your attendance at one of the webinar sessions listed below.
Within 24 hours of participating in the webinar, you will be sent a 15-minute online quiz to complete the three hours of activity. All chaplains who complete the program will receive a summative infographic containing key learnings and a certificate of participation. Your successful completion will be registered.
Chaplains not funded under the National School Chaplaincy Program will be able to register for the Teacher Professional learning program.
The webinar session is divided into three focus areas:
Focus area one:
- Understand research insights into social media and technology use by young people and what’s trending in this space
- Understand common risks when participating in online environments including cyberbullying
Focus area two:
- Identify strategies for preventing and managing cyberbullying issues
- Consider support services and reporting options
- Consider strategies for encouraging helpful bystander behaviour and supportive peer behaviours
Focus area three:
- Understand opportunities to encourage and influence positive online behaviour in young people
- Identify strategies for engaging the whole school community in promoting online safety
- Understand the eSafety resources and messaging that empowers students to deal with online challenges
Webinars are available from 13 April 2021 onward
Times are AEST
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