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Thousands of parents, educators, and members of law enforcement in all 50 states turn to DFI to help kids make better life decisions. Our curriculum is updated regularly with the latest findings to help kids make smart decisions about the role technology plays in their lives.
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what happens next?
Once you’ve subscribed & joined the modules you want to learn, you’re good to go. The lessons will walk you through each topic with narrated presentations. After finishing each module, you’ll be able to download presentations to your computer and start presenting them to kids in your area.
Once you finish all the lesson modules, you’ll be able to dowload your certificate designating that you are a qualified DFI instructor.
we've got you covered
The downloaded presentations are full of tips & tricks to help you present the material, so don’t worry if you don’t have much experience presenting.
Here are just a few of the topics you’ll cover as you start exploring the curriculum. And we’re adding & refining it all the time based on the latest research.
Built to help busy parents understand the role technology plays in their kids’ lives— and what smart families can do about it.
The importance of being emotionally intelligent, having self-value over online perfection comparisons, and understanding the issues digital media creates.
Describes the impact drugs have on a child’s life & how drug industries target children. Teaches students to manage their feelings without relying on drugs.
Get teens to cultivate healthy relationships while focusing on kindness. Bullying, harassment, sexual harassment and dating abuse are also covered.
Teach students the dangers of distracted driving & how to focus when behind the wheel. Encourages teens not to use devices while driving.
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