This class will discuss social media and the impact of “constant connection,” sexting realities and risks, online porn, personal policies on using social media. Sexting has led to bullying, cyberbullying and even suicide. The discussion of how teens harass and bully as a result of social media. Areas covered will include the prevalence, course and consequences of teen dating violence, describe positive and negatives of a connected adolescent, recognize the importance of screening and timely management of coerced and nonconsensual texting, what are healthy adolescent relationships and warning signs of dangerous relationships, communication and conflict. You will leave with more awareness of the role social media plays in our youth’s lives.