April 11, 2022 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Speaker: Katie LeClerc Greer, CEO, KL Greer Consulting, LLC
Social media’s landscape is evolving before our eyes -- making it daunting for educators to try and keep up and stay on top of the latest apps and trends. This webinar will explore the latest, popular social media apps and trends amongst young people, such as TikTok, SnapChat, and Instagram, and ways to make them safer for adults and young people to use. Participant will also learn about settings that can be utilized to make social media apps safer.
About the Speaker
Katie Greer, previously of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office and Massachusetts State Police, has been delivering digital health and safety programs to students, parents, school staff and administration, and public and private organizations throughout the world for the past 15 years. Due to the increasing demands for technology/Internet safety education, Katie expanded her programs and created KL Greer Consulting. Katie's programs are designed to educate adults and students spanning grades K-12 and college, and are thoughtfully tailored to accommodate the developmental and emotional differences in each age group. Katie's unique personal, professional, and educational background has led Katie to frequently serve as an industry expert to various media outlets. Katie has been featured in USA Today, TIME Magazine, Good Housekeeping, NBC News, Proctor and Gamble Everyday, on The O’Reilly Factor, The Meredith Vieira Show, Inside Edition, CNN, The Daily Mail and AJAM. Katie obtained her Masters degree in Criminal Justice from Salem State University. In 2018, Katie was the first female to be awarded the Distinguished Alumna Award from Salem State University. Katie is a 4th year PhD student, with a focus on tween and teen online socialization.
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PDPs and CEUs
MPY is an approved Professional Development Provider through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (F20180079 provider number). Professional Development Points (PDPs) are offered for all MPY professional development webinars. PDPs are issued for a minimum of 10 hours of training.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for clinical staff from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, Inc. (MaMHCA). The NASW and the MaMHCA approves each event. Event participants may request CEUs by filling out the request form above.
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