Harmful content can include sexual and/or violent content, or content with manipulative, dishonest, slanderous, unethical or other harmful material. “Pornography can be thought of as all sexually explicit material intended primarily to arouse the reader, viewer, or listener.” Internet Safety 101
"Nurturing youth to seek out positive Opportunities, internalize good Values, and to accept Accountability for their choices in life. N.O.V.A. assists parents, families, and communities in protecting youth from the potentially devastating effects of illegal drugs, violence, and negative media exposure."
"This program is taught by uniformed law enforcement officers in Elementary, Jr. High School, and High Schools. The Elementary School program is a 13 to 15 week program, the Jr. High School program is a 4 week/4 lesson program, and the High School program is a 2 lesson program."
“White Ribbon Week is a program for elementary schools to teach children internet safety, healthy online habits, and how to think critically about the media they are faced with everyday. White Ribbon Week outlines are set up to teach children a new skill each day for four days and on the fifth day of the week, to review the tips the children have learned the previous days.”
Jeffrey Ford, Licensed Therapist
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“Pornography has become increasingly acceptable, accessible, and freely available, and it is one of the biggest threats to our children’s online safety.”