Online Safety with Maureen Griffin

About Maureen:

Maureen is Director of MGMS Training Limited and as part of her work, she has visited over 400 schools (primary & post primary) and organisations across Ireland speaking with students, staff, BOM members and parents regarding issues around social media, cyber-bullying and internet & mobile phone safety. Maureen has also delivered presentations around social media for the HSE, Brothers of Charity, NEPS, Gardaí and the NAPD. Maureen has presented at the ILSA Conference, CESIT Conference, 4th Biennial Child Protection & Welfare Social Work Conference, UCC and Youth Mental Health Conferences across Ireland. 

She holds an honours degree in Applied Psychology, an MA in Forensic Psychology and a Ph.D. in Applied (Forensic) Psychology. Maureen lectures in the areas of abnormal psychology, mental health and crime, sexual offenders, online internet solicitation and risk assessment on Forensic Psychology, Criminal Behaviour & Criminalistics courses in Universities across Ireland. Maureen has delivered lectures on Detective and Sergeant Training Courses in An Garda Síochána and has delivered guest lectures to the Irish Navy and Military Police with the Irish Defence Forces.

Maureen & Laya Healthcare:

Maureen has worked with us to produce some videos outlining key areas of concern for parents who's children are using technology. She shares her expertise and top tips regarding your child's safety online

Social Media Safety

Mobile Phone Safety


Online Gaming Safety

Useful Links

Age Ratings Advice - Pan European Game Information

Office for Internet Safety -

Report Child Pornography and other illegal  content online -

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act -

Parental Controls:

Xbox 360 and Xbox Live

PlayStation PS4

Wii/Wii Mini

Nintendo DSi, Nintendo DSi XL