Important notice from Vaughan Soccer Club President's Office: There is a mandatory Anti-Bullying and Social Media Awareness workshop being held for all VSC REP/Competitive players ages U8 to U18 next Thursday May 18, 2017. ALL PLAYERS MUST ATTEND.
Anti-Bullying and Social Media Awareness Workshop:
Date: Scheduled on May 18, 201 at 7:30pm
Location: Riviera Parc located at 2800 Hwy 7, Concord, ON L4K 1W8 [Creditstone and HWY 7] - Map
Special guest speaker: Paige Backman, a partner at Aird & Berlis LLP and the Co-Chair of the firm's global Sports & Media, Privacy & Data Security and Technology Groups. She represents and works with international, national and domestic sports organizations on various matters, including cyber bullying, investigations and disciplinary matters. She is a director of the Knowledge Flow Cyber Safety Foundation and recently appeared before the House of Commons Special Committee advocating for enhanced protection of minors’ privacy. Paige has sat on or been advisor to the Board of Directors of a number of national and international sports organizations, including chairing their Business and Risk Committees and Governance Committees. Paige is also a former Canadian National Team athlete herself, will be addressing the issue of social media and the risks and consequences of it for athletes. She will also discuss cyber bullying and how to deal with it.
Vaughan Soccer REP/Competitive players, Coaching, Administrative team staff and parents are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effect on players learning and well-being.
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