Tips on how to stay safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic

Frontline workers and support providers

eSafety offers free training in online safety and technology-facilitated abuse.

Online safety presentations

All eSafety presentations are free and delivered by our expert education and training team. Sessions are one to two hours long and can be presented face to face for frontline workers in law enforcement, mental health services and social work.

Mental health and social workers 

In our changing digital landscape, understanding a young person’s use of technology and its impact on both online and offline behaviour is essential to effective and responsive care.

eSafety training for youth workers, social workers, counsellors and psychologists in youth-focused organisations aims to help develop digital intelligence, responsibility and resilience in young people. Find out more and register your interest.

Law enforcement

Online safety presentations tailored for law enforcement workers provide an overview of the key functions of the eSafety Commissioner and how the responsibilities of eSafety may intersect with law enforcement. 

Participants learn about eSafety’s removal powers related to serious cyberbullying, child sexual abuse and image-based abuse. Scenario-based activities may be included relating to work with young people. Find out more and register your interest.

Domestic and family violence support services

eSafety Women is a specialised program of the eSafety Commissioner that supports women to manage technology risks and abuse.

eSafety Women delivers free specialised training to frontline professionals and support staff in the domestic violence sector. The training raises awareness of technology-facilitated abuse and intends to build confidence for workers to assist in managing the impact of technology in risk assessment and safety planning.

Online training is also available to complement and extend the face-to-face sessions.

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