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Hello and welcome to The Digital Zen Podcast.

I'm your host, Helen Roe.

 

The digital landscape is changing the way we love, live, parent and teach.

On this podcast I'll be talking with experts and thought leaders around the globe, sharing insights and advice to help you live calmer and happier with tech and the young teens in your life. 

 

Now, Get Ready for some Zen.

 

Jul 8, 2018


Jordan Foster is formally recognised as one of Australia’s foremost cyber safety experts, providing online safety education to over one hundred thousand students, families and school staff Australia wide.

Jordan is a Clinical Psychologist Registrar and the founder of ySafe, a now nationally-adopted household name in the field of cyber safety. Jordan has extensive clinical expertise in working with children and adolescents managing problematic technology use, including cyber bullying, image-based abuse, and Internet Gaming Addiction.

Jordan has presented as a guest lecturer at prestigious Australian universities, provides comment in national media stories as a subject matter expert, consults with medical and mental health consortium conferences, and presents as a key note speaker at national education and cyber events.

I know you're going to get so much out of my conversation with Jordan, I certainly did.

Here's just some of what we cover in this episode:

  • values and venting and how both play such a big part of online behaviour
  • what we can do as parents and educators to address these challenges
  • what online disinhibition is and the problem it creates for young people
  • the latest trends and apps you need to look out for
  • understanding our role in conflict mediation and some simple steps we can take to prevent online incidents escalating
  • the one word we need to say more of, as parents and educators
  • who is really responsible for cybersafety? schools or parents.
  • one piece of advice you can implement straight away to offer some Zen in your life and the life of your teen

Further Resources

To learn more about ySafe and the work Jordan does to support parents, schools and communities visit ySafe.