Digital Dangers program to be held Tuesday for parents and kids

CANFIELD, Ohio (WYTV) – The Digital Dangers Program is set for Tuesday April 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center in Canfield.

School counselors from Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Portage counties have joined together with the Mahoning Valley Hospital Foundation, The Mahoning County ESC and Turning Technologies to bring an enlightening and even lifesaving presentation to the Valley.

The Digital Dangers Program is the number one provider in the state of Ohio for digital safety training. Their mission is to prevent Internet related crimes by equipping students and parents with prevention principles, strategies and tools to safely navigate the digital world.

The presentation will explore the newest threats in the digital world.

Expert presenters, Officer Don Stanko and Dr. Tim Conrad, will share what they have learned from the 41,000 students they presented to last year and discuss the following:

  • The newest Digital Dangers: anonymous, camouflage and hidden apps
  • What does it mean when there is a felony on a student’s phone?
  • Update on trends in Tween and Teen social media use
  • When and how to involve law enforcement

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