Liz Walker is Managing Director of Youth Wellbeing Project: educating for tricky conversations, supporting schools and community with holistic education to counteract hypersexualised porn culture. Whether you need a presenter, professional development, curriculum to deliver in schools, or support for families – we can help. Youth Wellbeing Project presentations, programs and resources offer a positive and respectful approach to relationships and sexuality that understands the developmental stages of young people and responds to the researched harms of pornography. We provide professional and educational direction to guide children and young people to avoid the onset of risky sexual behaviours (online and offline), that may contribute to emotional, psychological, social and other health risks.
Initiatives founded and managed by Liz
IQ PROGRAMS equip educators for tricky conversations. An initiative of Youth Wellbeing Project, IQ PROGRAMS are a whole-school educational package designed to equip kids & youth to confidently navigate hypersexualised culture and other 21st century challenges. COMPASS IQ and AGENCY IQ are signature programs within the IQ package, designed to safeguard kids and youth in the online and physical environments. GROWTH IQ and SUSTAIN IQ focus on personal development, relationships and holistic sexuality education – foundational skills essential for personal and relational wellbeing.
Porn Resilient Kids equip families for tricky conversations, publishing children’s books and directing parents and carers to exceptional resources to increase conversations about pornography in your home. Books include Milly’s Message: protecting kids online written for ages 5-10, and Hamish and the Shadow Secret for kids aged 8-12, and helpful links can be found on our resources page. Porn Resilient Kids also runs an active Facebook group for parents, where members have a common interest in parenting children safely in the digital world and prioritising their kids emotional well being.
Liz also contributes to a number of other initiatives
Liz Walker is Director of Health Education for Culture Reframed: the global lead in solving the public health crisis of the digital age. Founded by internationally renowned scholar and activist Dr. Gail Dines, Culture Reframed is the first health promotion effort to recognize and address pornography as the public health crisis of the digital age. We are a multidisciplinary team of experts and scholars helping to build the public’s capacity to deal with pervasive sexually violent online pornography. We have created the Culture Reframed Parents Program – a complete best practice toolkit to help you raise porn-resilient kids. Don’t wait to start these life-changing conversations! Access our free Parents Program now.
Liz Walker is co-founder and Research Director of eChildhood: working towards Australia being a place where kids can grow up without unrestricted access to graphic, violent online pornography and sexual exploitation material on the internet. We want a safer digital future for our children—achieved through coordinated legislation, policy, digital, education, and therapeutic solutions that recognise and respond to the ways that porn harms kids.
Liz Walker is on the steering committee and a working group member of Connecting to Protect: A Public Health Response to Address the Mental Health and Safety Consequences to Children and Young People Accessing Legal Pornography Online. A Global Summit: Connecting to Protect Children in the Digital Age is a world-first initiative to address this issue globally—dates to be set after COVID-19 passes.
If we truly want safety and authentic relationships for our kids, we cannot ignore mainstream pornography…
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