This 4-part virtual training series aims to increase advocates’ understanding of technology related crimes from multiple perspectives. Sessions will cover the unique impacts of technology facilitated stalking and harassment on mental health, an overview of child sexual abuse materials (previously known as child pornography), the law enforcement perspective on how crimes are investigated and evidence is collected, and the legal rights of victims when their privacy is violated through the use of technology.
Registration for non-MAC members is $50 for all 4 sessions, or $25 per individual session.
The training is free for MAC members. Not sure if your organization is a member of MAC? Check here: https://www.mnallianceoncrime.org/our-member-programs/
MAC is currently celebrating it’s 30th anniversary with a special $30 rate for new members, click here to learn more: https://www.mnallianceoncrime.org/membership/
The sessions will be recorded and the recordings will be available exclusively to MAC members on the member page.
Part 1: Tuesday, January 31st, 10am-11:30am CT
Tech Facilitated Abuse: Understanding the Trauma Impact
Presented by Francesca Rossi, LCSW of Thriving Through and World Without Exploitation
Part 2: Tuesday, February 7th, 10am-11:30am CT
Child Sexual Abuse Materials: An Introduction
Presented by Lauren Coffren, Executive Director, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Part 3: Tuesday, February 14th, 10am-11:30am CT
Electronic Crimes Overview: Law Enforcement Investigations
Presented by Detective Ryan Olson, Dakota County Electronic Crimes Taskforce
Part 4: Thursday, February 23rd, 10am-11:30am CT
Protecting Victims’ Privacy: Legal rights and protections
Presented by Thi Synavone, Director of Organizational and Staff Development at Standpoint