Prevention: Preparing for Parent and Community Events

08/02/2017 - 2:00pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Criminal Justice Training Center - Fox Valley Technical College
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Jeanette Leitner
Contact Phone: 
(877) 798-7682
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Prevention: Preparing for Parent and Community Events

Aug 2, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM EDT

Today's youth have integrated the use of digital devices into their daily lives and utilize social media apps to communicate with the world around them. Technology integration that encourages social interaction and self-expression presents new opportunities for youth, while at the same time challenges parents and child advocates as we work together to keep youth healthy and safe. Join us, as we discuss effective planning for community outreach, consideration of topics covered, and available resources.

About: Christine Feller is a Cyber Crime Specialist within the High Tech Crimes Bureau of the Illinois Office of the Attorney General. Within this position, Ms. Feller disseminates CyberTipline leads received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) to affiliate Internet Crimes Against Children agencies across the state. In addition, she educates and empowers children, parents and community members, on their role as digital citizens. She discusses the topics of exploitation, cyberbullying, sexting, and piracy in relation to technologies used by children. Prior to joining the IL AG ICAC, Christine spent ten years at NCMEC, predominantly in the Child Victim Identification Program. What's In It For You Develop an understanding of basic online safety rules for social media and gaming. Ability to address frequently asked questions received from community members. Create awareness of online safety resources as well as digital safety curriculum.

Is this training for you?

The following would benefit from this training:

* Community Member

* Educator

* Law Enforcement

* Law Enforcement Support

* Prosecutors * Social Workers

* Tribes/Tribal Partners

* Victim Service Providers

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