Social networking and you
Over recent years, social networking websites like Facebook, and chatrooms and instant messaging, have changed the way we communicate with each other. They are also causing changes in adoption and fostering, particularly around contact issues and keeping safe online.
This short, colourful booklet will help to explain to adopted children and young people the importance of being safe online, particularly in relation to adoption issues. It covers protecting your privacy, thinking carefully about who can contact you, making sure your personal details are secure, and the issues and problems around getting in contact with, or being contacted by, birth relatives.
Colourful, vividly illustrated and presented in accessible and jargon-free language, this booklet provides an easily understandable introduction to the subject.
Who is this book for?
Adopted children and young people.
What you will find in this book
Short, vividly illustrated and presented in accessible and jargon-free language, this booklet explains the concepts in simple terms. Short quizzes and quotes from children provide added interest.
Eileen Fursland is a professional freelance writer. She has written a number of training materials and books for BAAF and CoramBAAF, including a series of training programmes for foster carers, and books on social media and its impact on adoption and fostering.