The Demand Project is presenting an A.W.A.R.E. workshop in Claremore.

A.W.A.R.E. stands for Alert Warning Active Respond Equipped. The workshop is an interactive, hands-on workshop for parents, guardians, grandparents, and others that care about children. Demand Project co-founder, Jason Weis, is presenting the workshop to help caregivers better understand technology and social media so they can protect children from online predators. Attendees are encouraged to bring computers and smartphones.

Topics covered will include:

  • Do’s and Don’ts of social media
  • Top mobile apps to be concerned about and why
  • Ten perspectives
  • How to talk to your kids about sexting and predator tactics
  • Grooming and luring techniques used by predators
  • What to do if your child is in trouble

There will also be a live demonstration of two popular mobile apps, and actual case studies.

  • COST: $15 per person, pay at the door
  • WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 1:00 to 4:00 pm
  • WHERE: Claremore Conference Center, 1400 W. Country Club Rd., Claremore

A.W.A.R.E is sponsored by the Rogers County Sheriff’s Office and First United Methodist Church.

For information on the event, you may contact Lynn Partney, a member of First United Methodist Church, or Greg Partney, who is representing the Rogers County Sheriff’s Office.


    1. Thank you for your question. Due to the topic, some graphic material, and some sensitive information, no recording is allowed for the three-hour workshop. The information cannot be obtained without attending a workshop. The presenters hope to have another workshop before school starts in the fall.

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