Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia’s highest profile psychologists and an internationally recognised authority on teenage behaviour. He was the founder of the world’s first national support group for teenage cancer patients, CanTeen, and has been Executive Director of the New Zealand Drug Foundation, Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne’s Department of Paediatrics and a political lobbyist. He is currently a consultant psychologist to many schools and national organisations, including Reach Out and beyondblue.
Carr-Gregg has been a regular on Melbourne radio 3AW, the resident parenting expert on Channel 7’s Sunrise since 2005 and a regular on its Morning Show. He has written several bestselling books on parenting, including Surviving Adolescents, The Princess Bitchface Syndrome, Beyond Cyberbullying and When to Really Worry, and is the ‘Agony Uncle’ for Girlfriend magazine. He has won many awards for his work.
Previously published as Real Wired Child, Beyond Cyberbullying is the fully updated edition of the best-selling guide to raising your children to be safe in the digital world. Not just for parents and caregivers, but relevant for teachers, librarians and any one who is involved with the welfare of children.
Be alert but not alarmed ― understanding the digital world that your kids inhabit.
Is your teenager being bullied online? Has your child adopted a monster? What games are they playing, who are they talking to, and what are they potentially exposing themselves to? Do you really know that they are doing on all those devices?
The internet is fun and fabulous and it’s here to stay, but it can pose serious risks for some kids. In this compelling and insightful book, Michael Carr-Gregg explains what kids get up to, provides guidelines for family internet safely and advises how to minimise the risks without limiting your children’s freedom to learn, explore and communicate in the all-important cyber world.