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Helping children recover from a traumatic experience online

A study by Plan International UK recently found that 80% of the pupils it surveyed said they want lessons on what to do if they see something upsetting online. The findings suggest young people are accessing unsettling content online, but don’t know what to do or how to respond to it.

Parent Zone’s Yusuf Tamanna looks into how young people are coming across offensive content when they’re online and how you can help them recover from it.

Helping children recover from a traumatic experience online

A study by Plan International UK recently found that 80% of the pupils it surveyed said they want lessons on what to do if they see something upsetting online. The findings suggest young people are accessing unsettling content online, but don’t know what to do or how to respond to it.

Parent Zone’s Yusuf Tamanna looks into how young people are coming across offensive content when they’re online and how you can help them recover from it.

Young people on: the rise of fake news

Parent Zone's Yusuf Tamanna spoke to young people to find out what they thought about fake news, what they're doing to combat it and if they're even worried about it.

Self-harm: facts for parents

It can be extremely distressing to find out someone you love is self-harming. Consultant psychiatrist Dr Andrew Hill-Smith writes about how best to respond: what to say and when to hold back.

How does your child’s internet use compare?

Researchers have been studying how children use smartphones, tablets and computers across Europe. So are children addicted to their phones? And how many have experienced cyberbullying? We have (some of) the answers...

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