Young people online

Young people live their lives online and you may have already put in place boundaries to keep them safe. With top tips and advice, you can develop your online parenting skills.

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  • Responding to issues
    Finding out your child has done something sexually harmful

    Dr Elly Hanson, clinical psychologist and adviser to CEOP, provides some guidance and things to think about if you discover that your child has sexually harmed another.

  • Advice
    I’m worried my child might see something inappropriate online

    There's no watershed, 'top shelf' or ID required online but that doesn't mean you can't protect your child from adult content. Find out how to help them navigate the web safely.

  • Responding to issues
    Online sexual abuse: webcam and images

    An increasing number of children are being sexually abused over webcam or live streaming platforms. This can be just as harmful as 'contact' sexual abuse. Ensure your children know they can get help at any time and find out what you can do to support them.

  • Responding to issues
    Worried about your child and online porn?

    It’s no secret that pornography is readily available online. Should you be worried about your children accessing it?

  • Advice
    Nude selfies: a parents' guide

    Teenagers tell us that sharing sexual pictures and videos is not unusual. It can be risky but don’t panic, there are steps you can take if things get out of control.

  • Responding to issues
    Reporting to social media sites

    The simplest way to have information about your child removed from a website or app, is to contact the site itself. Find out how to report to popular websites and apps.