INTERNET SAFETY/DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP
Date: Wednesday, October 21st
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Presenter/s: Lisa Hansen and Colleen Hansen
Audience: Super Intendents, Principals, K-12 teachers, Counselors, School Nurses, Teachers Aids, PTO Members
An awareness to the dangers of online exploitation and how predators behave, including steps for students to practice positive online social responsibility.
- · Categories and statistics of online exploitation
- o Sex trafficking, sextortion, cyberbullying, online gaming, online gambling
- · How predators lure their victims
- o Colleen Hansen
- · Positive online social responsibility for students
- o Best practices, identifying predators, reporting predators, reporting abuse
Colleen Hansen formerly served the Department of Justice, as one the first Victims Specialists. Her degrees are in Social Work and Child Development. Colleen became a Domestic Violence Victim Advocate with Victim Witness Services of Coconino County. She has worked with a myriad of agencies at the federal, state and local level including non-governmental and Sovereign Nations. Colleen was a member of the FBI’s Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team, where she has traveled providing Victim Services to many major cases across the nation. Colleen is especially known for her work with victims of violent crime to include Human Trafficking. She is currently the Executive Director for Hands of a Friend, a shelter for women in need of care from domestic abuse and sex trafficking.
Lisa Hansen believes there is a hidden pandemic destroying our youth. She is convinced that startling surge in suicide of youth and young adults is linked to the current child exploitation epidemic. She faced her own dilemma as she was stuck in anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts due to her childhood trauma of sexual abuse, sex trafficking and domestic abuse. She is the Education Director for Sold No More and primary author of the, Power Over Predators program, addressing sexual abuse, exploitation, child sex trafficking, Internet safety, sexting & sextortion, cyberbullying, pornography, suicide prevention and safe, supportive relationships. Power Over Predators is being used nationally to teach children how to protect themselves from abuse and give them hope for a free and healthy future.