Guest Speakers

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Jeff Bathurst

Director of Technology Advisory Services, SC&H Group
Board Member at No More Stolen Childhoods

Jeff is the Director of Technology Services  and Partner at the SC&H Group, a management consulting and accounting firm. Passionate about technology and child protection, Jeff brings his industry expertise, leveraging his 35 years of experience in the technology industry, to the issue of Internet safety. Jeff lives in Greenspring Valley with his wife Johanna and their daughter.

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Amie Myrick

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.

Online Safety Session #2

Risks and Responses to Kids Sharing Explicit Material

Date: October 24th, 2022
Time: 10:00am-11:30am
Location: Virtual via Zoom

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