There are some practical steps you can take to support your child, which can vary depending on the situation.
Act fast and gather as many details as you can. Find out the nature of the material and who they sent it to, so you can help minimise further sharing of the image.
The following steps may help:
In most circumstances:
Do your best to remain calm. Try to understand what has happened, how and why, including the impact it might be having on the child whose image has been shared. If the school or police are involved be sure to follow their advice.
The following steps may help minimise the risk of harm: