Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates | Dec 13, 2022

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $39 per session OR
10 session subscription (individual use only): $279 – Click HERE to purchase

Monthly Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates complement SST’s Digital Threat Assessment® (DTA) training. These sessions enhance School Safety / Threat Assessment teams’ understanding of the ever-changing digital landscape and include a live Q&A with SST Threat Analysts.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• Updates and changes to all leading social media platforms
• Key information for SS/TA teams
• Case Scenarios: recent case files handled by SST Threat Analysts
• Trends, language, and new ways that students communicate online
• Risk enhancing behaviors – what to look out for

An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

This ticket is non-refundable.

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Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Dec 8, 2022

Thursday, December 8, 2022
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $199

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Digital Threat Assessment® teaches participants to establish a Digital Behavioral Baseline through a School Safety / Threat Assessment lens. By engaging with popular social media applications, you will learn how to find and document worrisome digital media content originating from your school community. This training solidifies your understanding of how to effectively use DTA as a critical part of any modern-day Threat Assessment.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• To apply the principles of Behavioral Threat Assessment to DTA
• To identify the digital behavioral baseline of individuals on the pathway to violence
• To assess the language of online threat-related behavior
• Searching within commonly used platforms such as, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat
• To utilize boolean operators, people search engines, and access cached data
• To validate the source of images and video
• Best practice for online navigation and ensuring privacy safeguards
• To use law enforcement guides to request user identifying information (preservation and production orders)
• To crowdsource localized and time relevant social media posts from your school and area
• The latest updates to stories, reels, hashtags, and IGTV
• To identify concerning trends and create awareness to ensure safety and mental wellbeing
• To gather public social media data with geolocation relevance—what are the most effective ways to identify potential witnesses in a public act of violence?
• To use social media to find a missing person
• To document your digital findings

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

 

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Advanced Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Nov 29, 2022

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am–2:30 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $299 

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Non-negotiable prerequisite: SST Digital Threat Assessment® training (completed within the past 2 years)

Advanced DTA builds and expands significantly on the content covered during the prerequisite DTA training. Participants will gain a concrete understanding of how to select relevant digital information found in real-life School Safety / Threat Assessment data gathering scenarios. Working collaboratively through case scenarios based on real-life situations, teams navigate the social media world using familiar and new techniques.

Trainers will share standard operating procedures as participants work towards a final practical assignment by applying tools and lessons learned. Participants will leave feeling confident in their ability to independently establish the Digital Behavioral Baseline of a subject of concern (SOC) and produce a comprehensive report.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• The browser extensions vital to conducting online searches
• Application of advanced online investigative tools
• How to establish the Digital Behavioral Baseline of an individual, school, and community
• Online searches for capturing timely and relevant content before it disappears (e.g., impending bomb threat, school lockdown, cyberbullying)
• How to use social media to find a missing person
• How to address online threat-related behaviors and anonymous threats
• How to use law enforcement guides to request user identifying information (preservation and production orders)
• How to configure dashboards: automating searches to save time
• The lesser-known platforms: Gab, 4chan, 8kun, and kiwi farms
• Current best practice for teams addressing school shooting threats, self-harm, sexting/sextortion, and bullying/cyberbullying related incidents
• Crowdsourcing using Twitter geofencing
• Reverse phone/email search
• How to examine the metadata of photos
• Photoshop/error level analysis
• Useful browser add-ons and extensions

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

 

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Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates | Nov 17, 2022

Thursday, November 17, 2022
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $39 per session OR
10 session subscription (individual use only): $279 – Click HERE to purchase

Monthly Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates complement SST’s Digital Threat Assessment® (DTA) training. These sessions enhance School Safety / Threat Assessment teams’ understanding of the ever-changing digital landscape and include a live Q&A with SST Threat Analysts.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• Updates and changes to all leading social media platforms
• Key information for SS/TA teams
• Case Scenarios: recent case files handled by SST Threat Analysts
• Trends, language, and new ways that students communicate online
• Risk enhancing behaviors – what to look out for

An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

This ticket is non-refundable.

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Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Nov 16, 2022

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $199

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Digital Threat Assessment® teaches participants to establish a Digital Behavioral Baseline through a School Safety / Threat Assessment lens. By engaging with popular social media applications, you will learn how to find and document worrisome digital media content originating from your school community. This training solidifies your understanding of how to effectively use DTA as a critical part of any modern-day Threat Assessment.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• To apply the principles of Behavioral Threat Assessment to DTA
• To identify the digital behavioral baseline of individuals on the pathway to violence
• To assess the language of online threat-related behavior
• Searching within commonly used platforms such as, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat
• To utilize boolean operators, people search engines, and access cached data
• To validate the source of images and video
• Best practice for online navigation and ensuring privacy safeguards
• To use law enforcement guides to request user identifying information (preservation and production orders)
• To crowdsource localized and time relevant social media posts from your school and area
• The latest updates to stories, reels, hashtags, and IGTV
• To identify concerning trends and create awareness to ensure safety and mental wellbeing
• To gather public social media data with geolocation relevance—what are the most effective ways to identify potential witnesses in a public act of violence?
• To use social media to find a missing person
• To document your digital findings

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

 

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Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates | Oct 27, 2022

Thursday, October 27, 2022
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $39 per session OR
10 session subscription (individual use only): $279 – Click HERE to purchase

Monthly Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates complement SST’s Digital Threat Assessment® (DTA) training. These sessions enhance School Safety / Threat Assessment teams’ understanding of the ever-changing digital landscape and include a live Q&A with SST Threat Analysts.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• Updates and changes to all leading social media platforms
• Key information for SS/TA teams
• Case Scenarios: recent case files handled by SST Threat Analysts
• Trends, language, and new ways that students communicate online
• Risk enhancing behaviors – what to look out for

An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

This ticket is non-refundable.

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Responding to Racism and Targeted Hate | Oct 20, 2022

Thursday, October 20, 2022
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $39 

An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

This session provides expert insight from trainers who have worked in the field of restorative practice in communities affected by racism and hate. Our schools and school districts are not immune to racism or the difficulties of diffusing tensions that have escalated at provincial/state, national, and international levels. This training will give insight on how to reach out to students to help create feelings of being valued, respected, and wanted. Racism is not limited to day-to-day experiences in public and at school. This training will explore the digital trends and threats (hate, racism, and prejudice) online and on social media. To deal with issues such as racism and prejudice you will be introduced to the benefits of a reporting tool, walked through how to use one, and how to properly implement a reporting tool in your districts. Using the tools from this training we strive to provide a deeper understanding of how to create a positive experience for all students at school and online.

 This training will include:

  • Awareness of the cultural temperatures in our school
  • Learning what the three levels of racism are
  • The positives of discussing racism in our communities
  • The history of racism
  • What is privilege?
  • What is Restorative Practice?
  • Creating awareness of online trends related to racism
  • What a Circle Process is and how to implement it in your classroom
  • What is a reporting tool and why is it important?
  • Guided questions that are important to use when unpacking crisis within the school
  • What is Community vs Non-Community in relation to racism?

Presenters:

Nick Brown
Trainer/Consultant for Safer Schools Together

Upon completion of the Human Services Foundation program in 2003, Nick began his career at Lutherwood, a mental health treatment center and youth custody program. Throughout the next 16 years, he worked alongside a multi-disciplinary team, providing strength based, client centered treatment to vulnerable youth and their families. As time progressed, he moved into a Family Counsellor role, offering direct support to at-risk and high-risk families in the creation of goal setting and providing professional recommendations upon completion.

For 12 years, he worked for John Howard Society in the YARD Program – a community-based gang-exit program serving youth involved with/or at risk of joining a gang.  Through this program, behaviour change support was provided to youth through the development of pro-social, leadership and employability skills.

Nick is a trainer and consultant for Safer Schools Together and works for the District of Surrey where he is an active member of the WRAP team. His dedication and commitment for this work comes from his training and experience in attachment and restorative justice.

Steven MacDonald
Senior Threat Analyst/Trainer for Safer Schools Together

After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Victoria, Steven specialized in language analytics and artificial intelligence for major media corporations in the Tech Industry. He now is a Trainer and Digital Threat Analyst for Safer Schools Together.

Steven’s experience and knowledge in both technology and the world of social media have enabled him to have a greater understanding and a more hands-on approach to working with school-aged children with the ability to assist in data collection and accurate threat assessments for school districts nationwide.

As a trainer, Steven is passionate about providing presentations and workshops to students, staff, and parents on social media awareness, the importance of creating a positive digital footprint, cyberbullying, and online safety.

Scott Rothermel
Trainer for Safer Schools Together

R/Cst. Scott Rothermel is currently the Safe School Coordinator for the Kootenay Lake School District #8 and is a trainer for Safer Schools Together. Previously, he was the Safe School Coordinator for the Sooke School District #62.

As a police officer for the past 12 years, his last 10 years have been spent working with youth and in specific youth-related programs. The role of the Safe School Coordinator provides VTRA, CIRT, crime prevention, education, investigation, and mediation between school staff, students and parents within the school environment. It is also a role that engages with outside agencies like RCMP, MCFD and Interior Health.

Scott completed an MA in Conflict Analysis and Management from Royal Roads University.

 

An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together (SST)’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

This ticket is non-refundable.

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Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Oct 19, 2022

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $199

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Digital Threat Assessment® teaches participants to establish a Digital Behavioral Baseline through a School Safety / Threat Assessment lens. By engaging with popular social media applications, you will learn how to find and document worrisome digital media content originating from your school community. This training solidifies your understanding of how to effectively use DTA as a critical part of any modern-day Threat Assessment.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• To apply the principles of Behavioral Threat Assessment to DTA
• To identify the digital behavioral baseline of individuals on the pathway to violence
• To assess the language of online threat-related behavior
• Searching within commonly used platforms such as, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat
• To utilize boolean operators, people search engines, and access cached data
• To validate the source of images and video
• Best practice for online navigation and ensuring privacy safeguards
• To use law enforcement guides to request user identifying information (preservation and production orders)
• To crowdsource localized and time relevant social media posts from your school and area
• The latest updates to stories, reels, hashtags, and IGTV
• To identify concerning trends and create awareness to ensure safety and mental wellbeing
• To gather public social media data with geolocation relevance—what are the most effective ways to identify potential witnesses in a public act of violence?
• To use social media to find a missing person
• To document your digital findings

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

 

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Advanced Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Oct 5, 2022

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am–2:30 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $299 

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Non-negotiable prerequisite: SST Digital Threat Assessment® training (completed within the past 2 years)

Advanced DTA builds and expands significantly on the content covered during the prerequisite DTA training. Participants will gain a concrete understanding of how to select relevant digital information found in real-life School Safety / Threat Assessment data gathering scenarios. Working collaboratively through case scenarios based on real-life situations, teams navigate the social media world using familiar and new techniques.

Trainers will share standard operating procedures as participants work towards a final practical assignment by applying tools and lessons learned. Participants will leave feeling confident in their ability to independently establish the Digital Behavioral Baseline of a subject of concern (SOC) and produce a comprehensive report.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• The browser extensions vital to conducting online searches
• Application of advanced online investigative tools
• How to establish the Digital Behavioral Baseline of an individual, school, and community
• Online searches for capturing timely and relevant content before it disappears (e.g., impending bomb threat, school lockdown, cyberbullying)
• How to use social media to find a missing person
• How to address online threat-related behaviors and anonymous threats
• How to use law enforcement guides to request user identifying information (preservation and production orders)
• How to configure dashboards: automating searches to save time
• The lesser-known platforms: Gab, 4chan, 8kun, and kiwi farms
• Current best practice for teams addressing school shooting threats, self-harm, sexting/sextortion, and bullying/cyberbullying related incidents
• Crowdsourcing using Twitter geofencing
• Reverse phone/email search
• How to examine the metadata of photos
• Photoshop/error level analysis
• Useful browser add-ons and extensions

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

 

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Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates | Sep 29, 2022

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $39 per session OR
10 session subscription (individual use only): $279 – Click HERE to purchase

Monthly Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates complement SST’s Digital Threat Assessment® (DTA) training. These sessions enhance School Safety / Threat Assessment teams’ understanding of the ever-changing digital landscape and include a live Q&A with SST Threat Analysts.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• Updates and changes to all leading social media platforms
• Key information for SS/TA teams
• Case Scenarios: recent case files handled by SST Threat Analysts
• Trends, language, and new ways that students communicate online
• Risk enhancing behaviors – what to look out for

An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

This ticket is non-refundable.

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The Modern-Day Predator Including a Parent’s Personal Journey | Sep 28, 2022

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Login: 6:30 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 7:00 pm–9:00 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $29 

In North America, 100,000 to 300,000 youth are sexually exploited annually.

“The Modern-Day Predator” was designed to provide education to Parents/Caregivers, School Administrators and Community Partners as a means for the prevention of sexual exploitation. This session provides tools to address issues like consent, creating healthy boundaries and grooming both online and in person.

Through preventative education, we can ensure school communities where all individuals feel safe.

This training will include:

  • An overview of sexual exploitation and human trafficking
  • The different types of predators and their grooming methods
  • Who is most vulnerable and why?
  • Online exploitation: recent trends, what makes social media apps risky, grooming tactics, avoiding sextortion
  • Signs of sexually exploited individuals
  • Best practices for supporting individuals and gaining disclosures
  • Relevant legislation, important resources and help tactics

Presenters:

Tiana Sharifi
Trainer/Consultant for Safer Schools Together

Tiana Sharifi is a national expert in the field of anti-human trafficking and sexual exploitation. She is the founder of the agency Sexual Exploitation Education which seeks to provide a dynamic approach to prevention of sexual exploitation.

Using her background in Psychology and Counseling, in addition to her expertise in this field, she has worked effortlessly and with intention to incorporate her knowledge from both spheres into a successful new approach to prevention on this prevalent matter.

 

 

 

Carol Todd
Trainer/Consultant for Safer Schools Together

Through the pain of losing her daughter, Carol has taken a stand and shared Amanda’s story with not only her community but the world. Little did she know she would soon be thrust in to the spotlight as a global advocate.

Carol now shares the voice of her daughter and increasing awareness of bullying, cyber abuse, internet safety, mental health and now more recently, gender based cyberviolence. An educator, and a parent with awareness on internet safety, mental health and online exploitation.

 

 


An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

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The Modern-Day Predator | Sep 23, 2022

Friday, September 23, 2022
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $29 

“The Modern-Day Predator” was designed to provide education to School Safety / Threat Assessment teams and community partners as a means for the prevention of sexual exploitation. This session provides tools to address issues like consent, creating healthy boundaries and grooming both online and in person.

Through preventative education, we can ensure school communities where all individuals feel safe.

This training will include:

  • An overview of sexual exploitation and human trafficking
  • The different types of predators and their grooming methods
  • Who is most vulnerable and why?
  • Online exploitation: recent trends, what makes social media apps risky, grooming tactics, avoiding sextortion
  • Signs of sexually exploited individuals
  • Best practices for supporting individuals and gaining disclosures
  • Relevant legislation, important resources and help tactics

Presenter:

Tiana Sharifi
Trainer/Consultant for Safer Schools Together

Tiana Sharifi is a national expert in the field of anti-human trafficking and sexual exploitation. She is the founder of the agency Sexual Exploitation Education which seeks to provide a dynamic approach to prevention of sexual exploitation.

Using her background in Psychology and Counseling, in addition to her expertise in this field, she has worked effortlessly and with intention to incorporate her knowledge from both spheres into a successful new approach to prevention on this prevalent matter.

 

 


An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

This ticket is non-refundable.

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Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Sep 20, 2022

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $199

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Digital Threat Assessment® teaches participants to establish a Digital Behavioral Baseline through a School Safety / Threat Assessment lens. By engaging with popular social media applications, you will learn how to find and document worrisome digital media content originating from your school community. This training solidifies your understanding of how to effectively use DTA as a critical part of any modern-day Threat Assessment.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• To apply the principles of Behavioral Threat Assessment to DTA
• To identify the digital behavioral baseline of individuals on the pathway to violence
• To assess the language of online threat-related behavior
• Searching within commonly used platforms such as, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat
• To utilize boolean operators, people search engines, and access cached data
• To validate the source of images and video
• Best practice for online navigation and ensuring privacy safeguards
• To use law enforcement guides to request user identifying information (preservation and production orders)
• To crowdsource localized and time relevant social media posts from your school and area
• The latest updates to stories, reels, hashtags, and IGTV
• To identify concerning trends and create awareness to ensure safety and mental wellbeing
• To gather public social media data with geolocation relevance—what are the most effective ways to identify potential witnesses in a public act of violence?
• To use social media to find a missing person
• To document your digital findings

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

 

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Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Sep 20, 2022 USD$ 199.00

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Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Aug 24, 2022

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $199

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Digital Threat Assessment® teaches participants to establish a Digital Behavioral Baseline through a School Safety / Threat Assessment lens. By engaging with popular social media applications, you will learn how to find and document worrisome digital media content originating from your school community. This training solidifies your understanding of how to effectively use DTA as a critical part of any modern-day Threat Assessment.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• To apply the principles of Behavioral Threat Assessment to DTA
• To identify the digital behavioral baseline of individuals on the pathway to violence
• To assess the language of online threat-related behavior
• Searching within commonly used platforms such as, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat
• To utilize boolean operators, people search engines, and access cached data
• To validate the source of images and video
• Best practice for online navigation and ensuring privacy safeguards
• To use law enforcement guides to request user identifying information (preservation and production orders)
• To crowdsource localized and time relevant social media posts from your school and area
• The latest updates to stories, reels, hashtags, and IGTV
• To identify concerning trends and create awareness to ensure safety and mental wellbeing
• To gather public social media data with geolocation relevance—what are the most effective ways to identify potential witnesses in a public act of violence?
• To use social media to find a missing person
• To document your digital findings

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

 

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Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Aug 24, 2022 USD$ 199.00

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Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates | Jun 23, 2022

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $39 per session OR
10 session subscription (individual use only): $279 – Click HERE to purchase

Monthly Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates complement SST’s Digital Threat Assessment® (DTA) training. These sessions enhance School Safety / Threat Assessment teams’ understanding of the ever-changing digital landscape and include a live Q&A with SST Threat Analysts.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• Updates and changes to all leading social media platforms
• Key information for SS/TA teams
• Case Scenarios: recent case files handled by SST Threat Analysts
• Trends, language, and new ways that students communicate online
• Risk enhancing behaviors – what to look out for

An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

This ticket is non-refundable.

Advanced Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Jun 21, 2022

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am–2:30 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $299 

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Non-negotiable prerequisite: SST Digital Threat Assessment® training (completed within the past 2 years)

Advanced DTA builds and expands significantly on the content covered during the prerequisite DTA training. Participants will gain a concrete understanding of how to select relevant digital information found in real-life School Safety / Threat Assessment data gathering scenarios. Working collaboratively through case scenarios based on real-life situations, teams navigate the social media world using familiar and new techniques.

Trainers will share standard operating procedures as participants work towards a final practical assignment by applying tools and lessons learned. Participants will leave feeling confident in their ability to independently establish the Digital Behavioral Baseline of a subject of concern (SOC) and produce a comprehensive report.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• The browser extensions vital to conducting online searches
• Application of advanced online investigative tools
• How to establish the Digital Behavioral Baseline of an individual, school, and community
• Online searches for capturing timely and relevant content before it disappears (e.g., impending bomb threat, school lockdown, cyberbullying)
• How to use social media to find a missing person
• How to address online threat-related behaviors and anonymous threats
• How to use law enforcement guides to request user identifying information (preservation and production orders)
• How to configure dashboards: automating searches to save time
• The lesser-known platforms: Gab, 4chan, 8kun, and kiwi farms
• Current best practice for teams addressing school shooting threats, self-harm, sexting/sextortion, and bullying/cyberbullying related incidents
• Crowdsourcing using Twitter geofencing
• Reverse phone/email search
• How to examine the metadata of photos
• Photoshop/error level analysis
• Useful browser add-ons and extensions

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

 

Advanced Digital Threat Assessment® Training | Apr 13, 2022

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am–2:30 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $299 

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Non-negotiable prerequisite: SST Digital Threat Assessment® training (completed within the past 2 years)

Advanced DTA builds and expands significantly on the content covered during the prerequisite DTA training. Participants will gain a concrete understanding of how to select relevant digital information found in real-life School Safety / Threat Assessment data gathering scenarios. Working collaboratively through case scenarios based on real-life situations, teams navigate the social media world using familiar and new techniques.

Trainers will share standard operating procedures as participants work towards a final practical assignment by applying tools and lessons learned. Participants will leave feeling confident in their ability to independently establish the Digital Behavioral Baseline of a subject of concern (SOC) and produce a comprehensive report.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• The browser extensions vital to conducting online searches
• Application of advanced online investigative tools
• How to establish the Digital Behavioral Baseline of an individual, school, and community
• Online searches for capturing timely and relevant content before it disappears (e.g., impending bomb threat, school lockdown, cyberbullying)
• How to use social media to find a missing person
• How to address online threat-related behaviors and anonymous threats
• How to use law enforcement guides to request user identifying information (preservation and production orders)
• How to configure dashboards: automating searches to save time
• The lesser-known platforms: Gab, 4chan, 8kun, and kiwi farms
• Current best practice for teams addressing school shooting threats, self-harm, sexting/sextortion, and bullying/cyberbullying related incidents
• Crowdsourcing using Twitter geofencing
• Reverse phone/email search
• How to examine the metadata of photos
• Photoshop/error level analysis
• Useful browser add-ons and extensions

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

 

Trauma-Informed Safe and Caring School Communities | Feb 25, 2022

Friday, February 25, 2022
Login: 8:00 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $199

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Trauma-informed practices help create environments where the brain is able to learn rather than exist in a state of hyperarousal. By understanding trauma and its effects, school staff can respond to challenging behav­ior in a way that supports the students, families, and staff alike.

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • The impact of anxiety and trauma on the brain
  • How anxiety presents in the classroom
  • Practical strategies to apply a trauma-informed approach to the classroom
  • Strategies for brain-based neuro-developmental complexities such as ADHD
  • Tools to support symptoms of depression that impact learning
  • A takeaway plan / framework to implement a trauma-informed approach in your school community

PRESENTER:

Ocean Van Samang
Trainer/Senior Advisor for Mental Health for SST

Ocean has worked for over 15 years in the field of mental health and disabilities.

She is currently the Director of Child and Family Services for Inclusion in Powell River and has worked as a therapist and educator in the areas of communication, anxiety, self-esteem, resiliency, and mindfulness. Ocean has assessed youth for suicidal and self-harming behaviors in schools, community agencies, and hospitals. She has developed a curriculum for both K-12 and post-secondary institutions and collaborates with school and district teams to ensure mental wellness and trauma-informed classrooms.

In addition, she provides training and support in the areas of violent threat risk assessments, suicide prevention protocols, and mental health literacy.


If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at 
info@saferschoolstogether.com.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates | Feb 24, 2022

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Time (Vancouver, BC)
Individual ticket price: $39 per session OR
10 session subscription (individual use only): $279 – Click HERE to purchase

Monthly Current Online Behavioral Trends and Updates complement SST’s Digital Threat Assessment® (DTA) training. These sessions enhance School Safety / Threat Assessment teams’ understanding of the ever-changing digital landscape and include a live Q&A with SST Threat Analysts.

YOU WILL LEARN:

• Updates and changes to all leading social media platforms
• Key information for SS/TA teams
• Case Scenarios: recent case files handled by SST Threat Analysts
• Trends, language, and new ways that students communicate online
• Risk enhancing behaviors – what to look out for

An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

This ticket is non-refundable.

Staff Session – Addressing the Gang Violence in BC | Jun 16, 2021

Staff Session – Addressing the Gang Violence in BC

Date: Wednesday, June 16th
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Gangs are recruiting youth at a younger age in ways that we have never seen before. This COMPLIMENTARY presentation will provide educators, law enforcement, and community partners with a greater understanding of the current lower mainland gang conflict and its impact across the province. Learn what you can do to help prevent youth from getting involved in gang-associated behaviour and other harmful activities.

Seats are limited, please register early.