Safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults is the responsibility of everyone, whether in a personal or a professional capacity. But the online world has added complexity to this. Here you can find a series of resources providing useful information and guidance about online harms.
Below are a series of short videos which outline:
- what we mean by online harms
- examples of online harms
- relevant legislation
- the implications and considerations needed
- useful resources
- a checklist to support best practice.
Online harms: an introduction
Online harms: what it means
Online harms: risk and harm
Online harms: child exploitation and bullying
Online harms: extremism and misinformation
Online harms: addiction and fraud
Online harms: Online Safety Bill
Online harms: implications and personal responsibility
Online harms: checklist and conclusion
Must Know: Online Harms publication
This guide is designed for councillors, adapting the content of the videos into one easy to read resource.