Online Safety during COVID-19
During this time, youth are spending more time online, and caregivers may be understandably concerned about how to keep their children safe.
A Message from District Attorney Rachael Rollins
In partnership with the CAC, District Attorney Rachael Rollins issued the following letter to families in Suffolk County about online safety during COVID-19:
The Stop Block Talk program, developed by the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office and co-facilitated by the CAC, provides guidance for caregivers, professionals, and youth on staying safe online.
Stop Block Talk
Guidance for Caregivers and Professionals
- Stop Block Talk: Empowering Kids and Families to be Safe and Kind Online
- 10 Things We Wish All Parents Knew About Technology and Social Media - English | Español
- What do children do online?
- A Parent's Guide to Commonly Used Apps/Sites
Guidance for Children and Teens
- Stop, Block, and Talk For Kids | For Teens
- Online Safety Cards for Kids' Technology
- Internet Safety Pledges
- Good Digital Parenting
- NetSmartz Activities For Kids | For Teens
The Family Online Safety Institute also published a post describing good digital parenting while staying at home during COVID-19. Read more here.