Supporting Youth Being Targeted by, Aggression, Cyberbullying, Threats, Hacks, and Violence
Supporting Youth Being Targeted by, Aggression, Cyberbullying, Threats, Hacks, and Violence

Program length

90 Minutes

Audience

Schools / Parents & Caregivers

Delivery Options

Live HD Broadcast / In-Person

Anyone online can be a target of aggression, threats, hacks, and violence. Young people being more inquisitive of different online platforms and oftentimes more familiar with the internet than their primary caregivers can create challenges. Sometimes simply deleting a concerning message or blocking someone will not stop motivated targeted attacks. Emotional vulnerability is a legitimate risk to those who are still developing into adulthood. Young people may attempt to deal with these challenges themselves and not ask for help. When small online aggression becomes threats, safety concerns are real, even if the intention was false.

This program aims to help parents and caregivers support youth who may find themselves subject to various forms of aggression online. We will outline concerning signs to looks for. The diverse forms of aggression takes will be examined ranging from simple messages, threats of violence to more elaborate hacks. We will overview the support process during response and recovery periods in how you can most effetely help. Working with police, schools, and how to overcome barriers will be addressed. In extreme situations what are legal options available to you.

Many topics in the program are applicable to people of all ages who are being targeted. This program addresses:

Potential Challenges and Prevention Process

  • Types of aggressors: schoolmates, friends, random online encounters
  • The forms of aggression can take – stalking, aggressing messages, hacks, doxing
  • How to protect from common aggression forms
  • Identifying situations that need responses

Response Process

  • Assessing the risk
  • Technological solutions from settings changes to complete disconnects
  • Working with law enforcement and your child’s school
  • What information you should/need to collect and provide

Recovery Process

  • Tools available to you as a caregiver
  • Monitoring for any future encounters
  • Legal actions

Live Broadcasting of this program includes a Q&A portion

The White Hatter Studio

The White Hatter Broadcasting Studio is more than just a laptop webcam meeting. We use a professionally outfitted multi-media broadcasting studio with multiple (6) camera angles. Using best in industry webinar-based professional broadcasting software and hardware. We provide a safe, secure, and private online webinar experience, using industry-leading software, to provide a high-definition video and audio online learning environment that is second to none. We also have the ability to seamlessly integrate with other virtual programs such as ZOOM, TEAMS, BLUEJEANS, SKYPE or any other web-based platform if requested.

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Why The White Hatter?

Resources

Added Value

Beyond our program presentations, our organizations expanding resource list designed for youth, school, Parents, businesses and working professionals.

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Digital Citizenship

Our Quailty

Our program is not just about internet safety, it’s also about digital citizenship and literacy, online ethics, online critical thinking, and the challenges surrounding privacy, cyberbullying, and what we can do now to protect their digital footprint. The goal of our programs is not to instill fear or negate opportunities, rather to enlighten, empower, and enable participants to make informed online choices.

Award-Winning

Recognized

Our work in the area of internet safety and digital literacy has been recognized by various awards.

Canadian Order Of Merit

BC Medal of Good Citizenship

BC Social Innovations Youth Award

Experience

Tried and Tested

While others in our industry seek out police endorsements or advertise that they have or do work with law enforcement, we are comprised of current or past law enforcement professionals, and bring this experience and pedigree to all of our programs.

Current

One Step Ahead

We stay current on everything we do, and we have documented evidence that our presentation positively changes internet behaviour. We are also very proud of the fact that our programs have intervened in the lives of many, especially in our grade school programs where students who were contemplating suicide or self-harm as an option because they were in crisis or being targeted by cyberbullying or sexting went wrong issues. These students heard our empathetic message, reached out to us for help, and in each and every case (often working with their school) we were able to get them the help that they needed.

Academic Rigour

Evidence-based

Our programs are designed not only from extensive experience but also academic support. Members of The White Hatter Team come from a variety of backgrounds in formal post-secondary education and bring a breadth of knowledge with how technology impacts the world from each individual and society.

About Us

Guiding Principles and Standards

The White Hatter is the brand icon of Personal Protection Systems Inc. a company established in 1993. Our mission is to provide students, teachers, parents, adults, businesses, and law enforcement with the knowledge and tools necessary in today’s world

Expertise

We don’t just teach online safety and digital literacy, we live it.

Professionalism

Our presentation and education services are backed equally by our team’s real-world experiences.

Respect

We never have and never will shame, out, or embarrass those we help

Passion

We actively remain engaged in the communities we are invited into.

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