How to talk to your teen about sexting and selfies

In response to recent digital photo sharing concerns at local schools, University of Wisconsin – Extension Youth and Families Extension Educator, Annie Lisowski is working to provide resources to students and their families on:

  • Teen brain research related to internet safety and impulse

  • Students protecting their privacy and reputation online

  • How gender stereotypes play out in social media

  • Potential long term impacts of sexting and sharing “nudies”

  • Responses to inappropriate images or texts one receives

Below is a family tip sheet that outlines ways you can follow-up with conversations with your child at home about necessary expectations and boundaries surrounding their phones and other digital devices.

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