New South Wales Department of Education and Communities has published a parents’ guide to sexting, including a podcast from a child psychologist:
Listen to child psychologist Kimberley O’Brien talking about the dangers of sexting.
At a glance
- Sexting involves the use of a mobile phone and the transmission of a sexual image or message between two people.
- Educate your child about what it is and why it’s illegal.
- Give your child suggestions of what to do if they receive a sexting message.
- Discuss the consequences of sexting and the damage that can be done to reputations in the long term on the internet.
This is a great resource for parents. Access the whole guide here.