Below are a handful of useful videos with information for parents & caregivers. A few of them can be watched with your child, tween or teen. Parental discretion is advised. We recommend that you watch them yourself first.
Talk PANTS with Pantosaurus and his PANTS song #TalkPANTS
Meet Pantosaurus - our pant-wearing Dino! He wants every child to stay safe and strong, just like him, and he's on a mission to share an important message. We're currently trying to create a brand new PANTS storybook so we can reach more children. Find out more here: http://bit.ly/2wp9sH4 Singalong to the Pantosaurus song with your child and share it with your friends Find out more about talking PANTS (Underwear Rule): http://bit.ly/2apl6FS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nspcc Twitter: https://twitter.com/NSPCC PANTOSAURUS LYRICS This is Pantosaurus - He’s going to help us with our song about pants CHANT Pants Pants Pantosaurus, Pants Pants Pantosaurus, Pants Pants Pantosaurus PANTS INTRO CHORUS What’s in your pants belongs only to you Your pants cover up your private parts Your private parts belong only to you If someone asks to see just tell ‘em no VERSE 1 Pantosaurus likes to wear his pants, he wears them all day long They cover up his private parts, and that’s what makes him strong If someone asks to see or tries to touch him underneath them He tells them no, then tells someone he trusts and likes to speak to. CHORUS 1 What’s in your pants belongs only to you Your pants cover up your private parts Your private parts belong only to you If someone asks to see just tell ‘em no VERSE 2 If someone asks to see or tries to touch under your pants And says to keep it secret, then you must tell them NO. Then go and find someone you trust, and tell them straight away They’ll say well done for speaking out and make everything OK CHORUS 2 What’s in your pants belongs only to you Your pants cover up your private parts Your private parts belong only to you If someone asks to see just tell ‘em no Now sing along everybody, it’s your turn CHORUS 3 What’s in your pants belongs only to you Your pants cover up your private parts Your private parts belong only to you If someone asks to see just tell ‘em no If someone asks to see just tell ‘em no NO!
Learn the 7 warning signs
Every day kids are being bullied online, and sometimes it’s done right under our noses. Learn the seven warning signs of online bullying and start the conversation today. A special thank you to The Open Arms' Jo de Fina and Amy Hollier, Sonia McLaverty, Jbehavioural change agency Cox Inall Change's Justine Sywak, young filmmaker Charlotte McLaverty and singer-songwriter Billie Eilish. If viewing this video has left you feeling overwhelmed or in need of support, know that there are services available to help. Phone the Dolly's Dream Support Line on 0488 881 033, Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit www.lifeline.org.au/gethelp. In an emergence, call 000. Parents and carers, visit Dolly's Dream Parent Hub to learn more about how to keep your kids safe online: www.dollysdream.org.au/parent-hub/
Social Media Dangers Exposed by Mom Posing as 11-Year-Old
A 37-year old mom goes undercover as an 11-year old girl to expose the dangers facing kids on social media platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, and Kik. Left unsupervised, young children can be exposed to online predators, grooming, and psychological abuse within minutes. For more information please visit: https://info.bark.us/stonefish In 2018 alone, Bark alerted the FBI to 99 child predators. In 2019? That number is more than 300 — and counting. Each of these cases represents a real child experiencing real harm, and our challenge is to help parents and schools understand this new reality. But how do we tell stories without asking families to divulge too much? We started this project to explain online grooming to a generation who didn’t grow up with this danger. About Bark Bark helps families manage and protect their children’s digital lives. Our award-winning service monitors 30+ of the most popular apps and social media platforms for signs of issues like cyberbullying, suicidal ideation, online predators, threats of violence, and more. Our web filtering and screen time management tools empower families to set healthy limits around the websites and apps their kids can access and when they can visit them. To learn more or sign-up visit: https://info.bark.us/trybark
Protect Yourself Rules - Safe Touch / Unsafe Touch
Protect Yourself Rules - Grades K-3 Lesson 3 - Safe Touch / Unsafe Touch The nonprofit Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center Foundation in conjunction with Wonder Media has developed a national campaign on a child abuse awareness and prevention. The program’s main goal is to educate children about what to do when confronted with abusive behavior, safe and unsafe touches, going to a parent or another trusted adult if they are confronted in an unsafe situation, and that it is not their fault. An “Unsafe Touch” is defined as touching private parts of the body that are covered by a bathing suit. Stranger safety, Internet safety and other situations are also presented. The program has been developed and scripted by child advocates, therapists, and national scholars and tested at various stages of development with students, teachers, school administrators, parents, and experts in the field of child abuse.
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Porn – A Mother’s Concern and Action | Stephanie Boye | TEDxCharleston
NOTE FROM TED: This talk contains commentary on pornographic content and only represents the speaker’s personal understanding of the pornography industry. Research on pornography has yielded mixed results, and certain claims in this talk have not been corroborated by sufficient evidence. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf It was her initial desire to be a conscientious mother that led her to look into—and ultimately uncover—the disturbing landscape of modern pornography and its impact on teenagers. Since then, it has morphed into a passion project for Stephanie Boye to see that everyone becomes “porn literate” to fully grasp the manipulation pornography has on intimacy, love and sexual engagement. A creative director, former LA clothing designer and current sexual assault counselor, Stephanie Boye is pulling back the curtain on societal norms to address teenage sex, pornography and its impact on the mental and emotional wellbeing of adolescents everywhere. With a documentary on the way and podcast dedicated to her mission, Stephanie is also a wife and mother to three teenagers. Sexuality today is drastically different from when parents were teenagers. This sexual assault counselor declares a new reality for the mental and emotional wellbeing of adolescents. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Dr. Donald Hilton, M.D. Interview || Truth About Porn
Dr. Donald Hilton, M.D. Neurosurgeon, University of Texas, San Antonio -- Dr. Hilton is an adjunct associate professor of neurosurgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he is the director of the spine fellowship and the director of neurosurgical training at the Methodist Hospital rotation. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. His research and publishing interests have included traumatic brain injury, minimally invasive surgery, and neural mechanisms of addiction. He has authored recent peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on addiction, including papers published in the Journal of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Socioaffective Neuroscience and Psychology, Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity, and Surgical Neurology International, where he serves on the editorial board. He also serves on the board of directors of the Washington DC based National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE), and on the board of directors of the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH). Dr. Hilton spoke at the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH) in 2012, and was the keynote speaker at the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) Symposium in Phoenix, Arizona in 2014, and at the Utah Coalition against Pornography meeting in Salt Lake City in 2014. He recently spoke in the Parliament Building in Warsaw, Poland in a hearing on the public health aspects of pornography, and in a similar forum in the US Capitol Building in a congressional briefing. He and his wife Jana have 5 children and 5 grandchildren. He enjoys reading, running, basketball, and traveling.
Use It or Lose It: The Adolescent Brain
While we all know that 6th grade is a crucial time for a 12-year-old's physical and emotional growth, neuroscience tells us that there's a "use it or lose it" reality happening at the neural level, where brain cells and their connections either "sprout" or get "pruned." In this video from our 2013 Annual Report (http://www.expandedschools.org/2013-annual-report), we highlight the intersection of neuroscience and education, and how helping kids thrive in middle school is crucial to their success.
Stop, drop and run song for kids
Here's a song for kids to show them what to do when they come across "bad pictures" aka porn on their devices. Every kid needs to know what to do in this situation and this song is a great way to start a hard to have conversation - so please show it to your kids and share with your friends. this is the new STOP DROP AND ROLL song for the online world
The great porn experiment | Gary Wilson | TEDxGlasgow
NOTE FROM TED: This talk contains several assertions that are not supported by academically respected studies in medicine and psychology. While some viewers might find advice provided in this talk to be helpful, please do not look to this talk for medical advice. In response to Philip Zimbardo's "The Demise of Guys?" TED talk, Gary Wilson asks whether our brains evolved to handle the hyperstimulation of today's Internet enticements. He also discusses the disturbing symptoms showing up in some heavy Internet users, the surprising reversal of those symptoms, and the science behind these 21st century phenomena. More About Gary Wilson Gary is host of www.yourbrainonporn.com. The site arose in response to a growing demand for solid scientific information by heavy Internet erotica users experiencing perplexing, unexpected effects: escalation to more extreme material, concentration difficulties, sexual performance problems, radical changes in sexual tastes, social anxiety, irritability, inability to stop, and obsessive-compulsive symptoms. As a physiology teacher with a particular interest in the latest neuroscience discoveries, Gary was aware that their symptoms might be the result of addiction-related brain changes. Applying the website's concepts of brain plasticity, many former users have braved withdrawal, reversed their symptoms and restored normal sexual responsiveness. The site has been linked to from hundreds of threads in forums from over thirty countries, with posts numbering in the thousands. Gary blogs for "Psychology Today" and "The Good Men Project" on the extreme plasticity of adolescent brains, the evolutionary context for today's flood of novel cyber "mates," and the neurochemical reasons why superstimulating Internet delivery has unexpected effects on the brain. Many thanks to Pat Somers of Slow Moving Pictures for the skillful editing of this video. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Why we need to talk about porn | Jo Robertson | TEDxChristchurch
Warning: This talk contains explicit verbal descriptions of aggressive pornography. With one in four children being exposed to online porn by the age of twelve or younger, it's critical we know what they're seeing—and it's critical we talk to them about it. Jo Robertson is a sex therapist who researches porn. In this gut-wrenching and unflinching talk, she explains the new porn landscape, the potential impacts on our kids, and how to get past the awkwardness and have the healthy conversations we need to have. Jo Robertson is the Research and Training Lead for The Light Project, a charitable trust equipping youth, whānau and professionals to navigate the new porn landscape. From an early age, Jo knew she wanted to serve people; she had a strong concern for those who felt no one was listening to them. This compelled her to train in social policy, counselling and sexual health, and to earn her Master’s of Science in sex therapy, with a focus on the consumption rates and impacts of porn on adolescents. After completing her education and training, Jo went on to work in trauma and abuse counselling roles with children and young people; she now works in private practice as a sex therapist, helping couples restore intimacy, or with problematic sexual behaviours. Jo is married to an exceptional man named Dave who runs a youth mentoring organisation, and has three young boys. Like all parents, she is very low on sleep, self-care and showers. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
How Porn Skews Sexual Expectations | Cindy Pierce | TEDxKenmoreSquare
Cindy Pierce urges parents to step into their role as the primary sexuality educators for their children and encourages schools to develop comprehensive sexuality education, including porn literacy. Informed kids tend to be more discerning about what they consume on devices and better equipped to navigate cultural messaging online and off. Cindy Pierce is an author, educational speaker, storyteller, innkeeper and mother of three young adults. Combining years of research and comic storytelling, she engages audiences with her message about how proactive sexuality education helps young people make healthier choices and navigate cultural pressures. Cindy is the author of Sexploitation: Helping Kids Develop Healthy Sexuality in a Porn-Driven World and Sex, College and Social Media: A Commonsense Guide to Navigating the Hookup Culture. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Heidi Olson Interview Truth About Porn
#PornAdddiction #TruthAboutPorn Heidi Olson, RN, BSN, CPN, SANE-P Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program Coordinator Children’s Mercy Hospital Heidi Olson is a registered nurse who specializes in pediatrics and leads the team of forensic nurses at a large children’s hospital in Kansas City, MO. In 2017, Heidi performed and reviewed over 400 sexual assault cases at her hospital. Heidi’s role includes performing forensic and medical exams on children who have been victims of sexual assault, running the day-to-day logistics of the forensics program, following up with victims and their families after discharge, communicating with law enforcement, children’s division, and the FBI and educating the healthcare staff on relevant topics with regards to children and sexual exploitation
Sex, Porn & Manhood | Warren Binford | TEDxSalem
The impact of internet porn on developing brains. Interpretation for TEDxSalem 2017 was provided by student interns through a collaboration between Western Oregon University, TEDxSalem, and the Deaf and interpreting communities of Oregon. The volunteer student interpreters were supported by volunteer, certified interpreters in order to minimize potential errors. Your support of these pre-professional interpreters’ growing skills is appreciated. Warren Binford works to improve the lives of children wherever she goes. A Willamette University professor, she taught middle school in South Central LA before Teach for America was a thing. She served abused and neglected children as a Court Appointed Special Advocate, and picked law as a career to protect kids. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Porn Is A Public Health Issue - Gabe Deem
Connect with Gabe on twitter @GabeDeem or visit RebootNation.org for help and support for both partners and those in recovery. ------- This presentation was given at the 2016 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit in Houston, TX, hosted by The National Center on Sexual Exploitation. Details on the CESE Summit at EndExploitationSummit.com/ PRESENTATION DESCRIPTION: A growing number of young adults who were a part of the first generation to grow up with unlimited access to internet porn are experiencing sexual dysfunctions. As a result of these porn-induced problems, they are giving up porn and speaking up. This presentation will discuss porn’s negative effects on the user, the science behind the phenomena, and how the demographic and background of those struggling destroys misconceptions and changes the conversation.
Growing Up in a Pornified Culture | Gail Dines | TEDxNavesink
Popular culture bombards us with hypersexualized images of women and men, conveying powerful images that help shape our sexuality. Dr. Gail Dines, recipient of the Myers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights in North America, sociology and women's studies professor, and porn industry researcher and writer, explores how masculinity and femininity are shaped by pornified images that spill over into our most private worlds. In Dr. Gail Dines' compelling talk, she exposes the effects of porn culture on pop culture and the impact on children and young adults growing up in a pornified culture today, addressing how nonprofit organization Culture Reframed is "solving the public health crisis of the digital age". Popular culture bombards us with hyper-sexualized images of idealized women and men, conveying powerful messages that help shape sexuality. Dr. Gail Dines explores how masculinity and femininity are shaped by pornified images that spill over into our most private worlds. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx