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Keeping Your Kids Safe On-Line Seminar
The following news release comes from the Hopkins Police Department. The seminar will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 16 at the Hopkins High School Little Theater. The event is free but registration is required. Click here to register.)
The Hopkins Police Department and Phoenix Process Consultants invite you to a seminar focused entirely on helping parents develop a safe online culture for their families.
Phoenix Process Consultants, a counseling and therapy agency located near Ridgedale, will present on current family problems related to technology and compulsive video gaming, and suggest strategies for families to manage them.
Presentations by the Hopkins Police Department as part of the ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) Task Force will follow, covering personal safety issues and physical computer security.
Some topics include:
- Family strategies for managing technology
- Ways to identify problematic usage
- When to set limits
- Risks of technology
- Social networking
- Hardware and software safety responses
- 5:30-6:15 pm: Resource Fair/Light Dinner by Royal Cuisine
- 6:15-7:00 pm: Family strategies for managing technology
- 7:15-8:00 pm: ICAC presentation (Netsmartz.org)
- 8:15-9:00 pm: Physical computer security presentation
This event is brought to you by the Hopkins Police Department and Phoenix Process Consultants on behalf of Hopkins Public Schools Community Education (Parent Ed Department).
|Where||Hopkins Public Schools Hopkins High School 2400 Lindbergh Dr, Minnetonka, MN 55305 (Little Theater)|
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|Time||5:30 pm–9:00 pm|
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Hopkins High School draws students from all or part of seven of the metro area's western suburbs: Hopkins, Minnetonka, Edina, Eden Prairie, Golden Valley, St. Louis Park and Plymouth. It is the state's first National School of Excellence and helps students excel in a variety of arenas. Fifteen Advanced Placement-specific courses, plus fifteen more subject areas that correspond to AP course descriptions, offer students a shot college credit. It offers up to six levels of language instruction in American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German and Spanish. Students interested in technology can study advanced television production, obtain A+ Computer Technician Certification or use the school's state-of-the-art music production lab. Opportunities in the fine arts also abound, including several choir and musical groups, theater and art courses.