Cybersecurity Training for Social Workers and Care Professionals
This one-day training course enables the participant to develop an in-depth awareness of cybersecurity and Internet safety, and gain information, skills and techniques to safeguard, monitor and control Internet usage and promote the well-being of children, young people and vulnerable people.
At the end of the one-day training, the participant will be able to:
Describe the benefits, responsibilities and risks of digital media and Internet usage.
Explain features of digital equipment and Internet capabilities.
List strategies to promote suitable cybersecurity and safeguard unsuitable Internet usage.
Demonstrate features of safety mechanisms on digital equipment.
Describe personal action plan for continuing development.
Aim and learning outcomes
Legislative, policy and practice context of cybersecurity
Digital Age: media, equipment, games, Internet access, and sites
Benefits, responsibilities and risks of digital media, equipment, games and Internet
Familiarisation with digital media, equipment and social networking sites e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.
Strategies and techniques to assess and manage unsuitable usage
Setting safety mechanisms for digital equipment
Quiz, questions and answers
Summary and action planning
Course Attendance Certificate
Duration and Time
1 day course, 9.30am - 4.30pm
Who can benefit from this training?
Anyone who needs to develop practical knowledge, skills, strategies, and techniques to safeguard Internet safety and ensure cybersecurity of children, young people and other vulnerable people.
The training course takes a blended learning approach and the training methods reflect all learning styles. There are interactive learning activities, quiz, presentations, self-assessment questionnaire, individual and group-work, facilitation, and discussions.
Mode of delivery
This course is delivered (1) in-house; (2) training venue; (3) Virtual training room