The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College (NCJTC) is offering this FREE ONLINE TRAINING on December 6. 10AM-5PM EASTERN TIME

Sextortion using technology is an increasing trend seen by law enforcement. Sextortion refers to the crime where someone employs an abuse of power, usually a threat to expose explicit images, in order to coerce a person to do something. This 1-day training will identify the methods and tactics used by offenders, and describe why youth are vulnerable to these tactics. The training will explain the long-term impact of these crimes on victims, offer a victim-centered response, and provide information on reporting these crimes to law enforcement, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the electronic service provider(s). This course will conclude with identifying effective Sextortion prevention messages for youth, parents and educators.

10:00 AM -10:30 AM
Welcome, Objectives, Introduction and Overview
Housekeeping and course overview | Define sexting and sextortion

10:30 AM -11:15 AM
Describing Why Youth are Vulnerable to Sextortion Offenders
Discuss prevalence of sexting, youth cultures and norms | Identify risk factors such as lack of boundaries and rules | Explain vulnerabilities including lack of supervision, peer pressure, oversharing and available adult content | Discuss red flags and warnings for risk taking behaviors

11:15 AM -12:00 PM
Explaining the Impact of Sextortion on Victims
Discuss emotional and psychological impact on victims | Explain the social impact of sextortion on victims

12:00 PM -1:00 PM
Lunch (on your own)

1:00 PM -3:00 PM
Identifying Sextortion Offender Tactics
Identify social media apps in use by offenders and victims | Live demonstrations of social media apps and their abilities and dangers

3:00 PM -3:45 PM
Explaining a Victim-Centered Investigative Approach to Sextortion Cases
Explain the resources of the ICAC Task Forces | Identify reporting venues | Explain the importance of a multidisciplinary team investigative approach | Discuss responses to various scenarios

3:45 PM -4:45 PM
Identify Effective Sextortion Prevention Messaging
Discuss general technology, sexting and sextortion related prevention messaging | Explain the use of effective language in prevention | Provide victim-centered responses and resources

4:45 PM -5:00 PM
Closing – Evaluations 

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