Technology plays a tremendous role in our children’s lives. Learn about the ways children are interacting online to create better understanding and open up meaningful communication. Increase awareness of opportunities to protect and connect with children while also gathering valuable information to mitigate threats posed by individuals who seek to exploit them.
This day-long seminar is designed to educate a broad range of disciplines responsible for conducting investigations and safeguarding youth. It is open to members of law enforcement, child protection teams, school officials, social workers, counselors, educators, community leaders, and staff members for programs that serve youth.
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More information about continuing education units is available HERE.
9:00 am – 4:30 pm CDT
Past participants had this to say…
“Class was very informative and up to date on the latest apps and programs kids are using now.”
“This was a really great training! I feel as though I learned a lot of great things that I will be able to use in both my personal life and my professional life. Thank you for making it so engaging while being virtual!”
“I liked the resources that were provided about how to talk to kids about online safety.”
“I liked the way it was presented. This is a very heavy topic, but doing polls, showing different websites, and breaking up the information was helpful.”
“Instructor was engaging, knowledgeable and well prepared!”
- What’s In It For You
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to:
• Understand the different types of technology used by children and teens, including devices and apps
• Recognize the differences between the digital age and the world that adults experienced while growing up
• Focus on a proactive approach to digital safety that includes communication, setting guidelines, and digital citizenship training
• Understand the most common online issues that children and teens are likely to face such as cyberbullying, “sexting,” and online predators
• Address the legal aspects of all of these topics and learn how to address each of these issues with best practices
• Understand our role in helping victims navigate trauma after the incident has occurred, and learn what resources are available for you to aid in this process
- Is This Training For You?
- Community Member
- Community Corrections Officer
- Court System Personnel
- Emergency Management
- Law Enforcement
- Law Enforcement Support
- Social Workers
- Tribes/Tribal Partners
- Victim Service Providers