Project Aware


These videos are excerpts from a workshop presented by Mary Beth Uberti of Operation Parent at a conference for grandparents raising their grandchildren sponsored by the Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency in 2016. Operation Parent is a non-profit organization that provides education and support to those raising teens and preteens.

  • Social Media: Safety

    This video featuring Mary Beth Uberti of Operation Parent is an introduction to safety issues parents and caregivers should be aware of regarding their children and social media.

    Grades: 13+
  • Social Media: Family Contracts

    This video featuring Mary Beth Uberti of Operation Parent, introduces the concept of social media contracts, which enable parents and caregivers to set social media rules up front with their children and avoid potential problems.

    Grades: 13+
  • Social Media: Digital Footprint

    In this video, Mary Beth Uberti of Operation Parent discusses the need for parents and caregivers to help their children understand that what they post on social media can last forever.

    Grades: 13+
  • Social Media: Apps

    This video provides information for parents and caregivers about social media apps for phones and tablets.

    Grades: 13+
  • Social Media: Private vs. Public

    This video provides information about how to ensure that personal information on social media remains private.

    Grades: 13+
  • Social Media: Friends

    This video features information for parents and caregivers on the appropriate number of “friends and followers” their children should have on social media.

    Grades: 13+
  • Social Media: Age Appropriate

    This video provides information for parents and caregivers about the recommended age limits for popular social media apps and websites.

    Grades: 13+
  • Social Media: Safe Person

    The importance of children being able to go to their parent, caregiver, or another responsible adult in their lives when they encounter issues using social media is discussed in this video.

    Grades: 13+
  • Social Media: Basics

    In this video, Mary Beth Uberti of Operation Parent talks about the basics of what parents and caregivers need to know about social media and their children.

    Grades: 13+
  • Sexting

    In this video, Mary Beth Uberti of Operation Parent discusses the legal implications regarding sexting.

    Grades: 13+
  • Cyber Bullying

    In this video, Mary Beth Uberti of Operation Parent describes what cyber bullying is and what parents and caregivers need to look for.

    Grades: 13+
  • Social Media: Red Flags

    In this video, Mary Beth Uberti of Operation Parent describes some red flags that indicate potentially serious problems that can arise in children’s use of social media.

    Grades: 13+

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