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  • Published: 28 May 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143791416
  • Imprint: Penguin Life
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $29.99

Sexts, Texts and Selfies: How to keep your children safe in the digital space




Soon enough, every parent will have to discuss online safety with their children. Widely regarded as Australia's first cyber cop, cyber-safety expert Susan McLean shows you how in this revised and updated edition of her bestselling book.

Soon enough, every parent will have to discuss online safety with their children.

This book is your salvation. Widely regarded as Australia's first cyber cop, cyber-safety expert Susan McLean helps you understand and connect with your child's online world, and guide them safely through it in this revised and updated edition of her bestselling book. She shows you how to establish good online habits, set time restrictions and boundaries, identify good apps and bad apps, deal with cyber bullying, work out who to 'friend' and 'unfriend', and manage your child's digital reputation.

Filled with case studies about what children get up to online and the very latest research, Susan's advice is firm but fair. With her clear guidelines, parents can allow their children to embrace and enjoy technology, without the stress or worry.

  • Pub date: 28 May 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143791416
  • Imprint: Penguin Life
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $29.99

About the Author

Susan McLean

Susan McLean is Australia's foremost expert in the area of cyber safety and young people. She was a member of Victoria Police for 27 years and in 1994 took her first report of cyberbulllying involving a group of Year 8 school girls. From this case, she identified the emerging problem of internet harassment. She continued in the police force for many years, researching and training at the highest level internationally, ultimately establishing the organisation's approach to child online safety. Susan has been employed by the AFL and Cricket Australia as well as many other sporting, corporate, medical and government bodies. She has recently been appointed to sit on the newly established Australian Government Online Safety Consultative Working Group.

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Praise for Sexts, Texts and Selfies: How to keep your children safe in the digital space

“Reading McLean's book is at least, in this digital world, one place where parents can seek advice”

The Daily Telegraph


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