Webinars & Talks

Aimed at parents and teachers, these online webinars or in-person talks can be run as free or paid events… why not host a webinar as a school fundraiser? Chat to us about discounts for multiple webinars.

Modern Parenting Reboot

Modern parents are struggling to parent offline, let alone online – even though every day brings more insight into the toll that social media and gaming is taking on our childrens’ mental and physical health. We see it on the news, in our schools, and yes – on our own social media feed! We talk about it in parent groups, on dinner dates, and at sports functions.

But somehow, we just don’t know where to start, or haven’t had the time, or have good intentions but don’t get around to putting boundaries and safeguards in place to stop the worst of this digital age from impacting the ones we love the most.

Mandy Herold (The Connection Coach) and Kate Farina (Be in Touch) team up in an interactive and thought-provoking conversation around what happens when parents get it wrong, and what is possible when they get it right. Parents leave knowing how to get it right by –

✅ Getting on the same page as parents and as a family 

✅ Reducing the anxiety around tech use and misuse

✅ Being clear on where and how tech boundaries need to be set and kept

✅ Understanding how to manage, filter and protect devices

✅ Getting some much-needed peace of mind.

✅ Keeping their kids safer and saner online!

Online Parenting

What modern parents need to know about online parenting, how to go about it and what to do, to be their child’s best parent rather than their best friend

Cyber Bullying

What to look out for and what to do to prevent and stop online bullying

The Terrible Trio

The good, the bad and the ugly of Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok – what parents need to know and how to keep teens safer and saner

Gaming

Manage the time suck, trash talk, stranger contact and addiction risks involved in gaming

Strangers Online

What to look out for and how to prepare kids for stranger contact, sextortion, scams and predation

Pornography

How porn affects young lives, how to talk to kids about and what to do to prevent and stop exposure

YouTube

How to manage the time suck, maximise the good and minimise the bad of YouTube

Discord

The good, the bad and the ugly of Discord – what parents need to know and how to keep teens safer and saner

5 STAR REVIEWS

People are talking

  • Seems obvious but less than half of educated parents have any parental control for their children's phone / digital devices - To be considered a good parent.... this is a most basic parental requirement!

    Dillon Serretta Avatar Dillon Serretta
    May 18, 2022
  • My child's school had Be In Touch come in and talk to the students (including doing polls and surveys), and then followed that with a session for parents in which they shared some of the data, experiences, and conversations that came up. It made for a really relevant and focused session for the parents, with practical tips and solutions to assist them with keeping kids safe online. I also enjoyed the way they highlighted the partnership between schools, staff and parents, and prioritised children's safety and security over popularity and privacy. As a teacher and parent, I highly recommend Josh and Kate, and their sessions.

    Robyn Hendricks Klaasen Avatar Robyn Hendricks Klaasen
    August 12, 2022
  • positive review  Josh was amazing with our children, talking about tricky issues with poise. His warm personality let children have an immediate repore with him. This helped us get realistic results for the survey - a must for all schools who care about the digital wellbeing of their children. We are looking forward to further partnering with Be in Touch to help us guide our parents whom we hope will in turn help provide a safer online environment for their children.

    Charmaine Palm Avatar Charmaine Palm
    February 2, 2022
  • Practical tools and sound advice on 702 feature.

    Nolene MacIntyre Avatar Nolene MacIntyre
    May 16, 2022
  • Listened to the Herschel Webinar. Informative and interesting. Spoke to my Grade 4 daughter, she also enjoyed the interaction during school. Many thanks - off I go to instal proper parental controls

    Heidi Villa-Vicencio Avatar Heidi Villa-Vicencio
    June 22, 2022
  • positive review  As parents, most of us need help to monitor our kids' online activities and behaviour. Be in Touch does an amazing job, offering valuable, easy-to-access support to empower parents.

    Carla Cruvinel Pontes Avatar Carla Cruvinel Pontes
    February 2, 2022
  • Looking forward to trying out the platform. On paper, it looks super-boss. I will write a more detailed review once I have everything running (5 kids, 7 nieces/nephews - all under 15)

    Thabiso Lionel Madiba Avatar Thabiso Lionel Madiba
    May 16, 2022
  • positive review  Be in Touch is an absolute invaluable initiative and resource for parents and their children, and even for grandparents like myself, as we navigate this ever growing digital landscape. The digital connected world has such incredible value, but also many challenges, as not only we are being exposed to very powerful negative agendas over the web, but also the danger of devices being the new addiction. Josh and team, thanks so much for coming form a deep values-based motivation to support us in this way.

    Tertia Smit Avatar Tertia Smit
    December 17, 2020
  • Just came out of a session with Kate and Josh around our kids digital wellbeing. It was very informative with many helpful tools and resources that can assist us as parents to safe guard our kids.I highly recommend them

    Jeremy J'emz Govender Avatar Jeremy J'emz Govender
    August 11, 2022
  • positive review  Thanks for the awesome webinar today - very helpful and inspiring!

    Nicola Moor Kendall Avatar Nicola Moor Kendall
    February 16, 2022

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