Risks and Responses to Kids Sharing Explicit Material
October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Amie specializes in working with children and families. She is an Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Master Presenter in Maryland and has provided education to professionals and community members throughout the state. Amie has presented at local, national, and international conferences for over 15 years on topics related to trauma and advocacy. She has received specialized training to work parents and children on topics related to sexual development. This past summer, she was one of the keynote speakers at the Maryland School Psychologist Association Summer Institute, where she shared ways to practice trauma-informed approaches in schools and the community.
In addition to her professional experience, Amie also brings nearly ten years of experience as a parent. She is the mother of three school-aged children in a blended family.
Program and Research Manager, No More Stolen Childhoods
Nitai is the Program and Research Manager at No More Stolen Childhoods, a Maryland nonprofit addressing child sexual abuse. He holds an M.S. in the Psychology of Coercive Control and specializes in the experience of prolonged abuse and its recovery. Nitai has worked extensively with those born and raised in cultic settings and spoken at conferences on topics including human trafficking, child abuse within communities, and complex trauma. He brings his passion for dissecting undue influence into his work on online safety and child abuse prevention.
Online Safety Session #2
Learn the why’s, how’s, and what-to-do’s when children share or receive explicit material online. Join technology advisor Jeff Bathurst and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Amie Myrick in understanding how to navigate this scary, but unfortunately common, situation.
This 90-minute session will cover:
- The pull of Internet on the developing brain
- Stats on who and how explicit material is shared
- The social and legal consequences
- What to do if your child has sent, received, or requested explicit material\
Continuing Education Units:
This session has been approved by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists and offers 1.5 hours of Category 1 CEUs.