Pretends they are other people online to trick others Spreads lies and rumors about victims Tricks people into revealing personal information Sends or forwards mean text messages Posts pictures of victims without their consent
Angry Frustrated Embarrassed Scared Suicidal One out of every ten students who drops out of school does so because of repeated bullying. Those who are bullied are five times more likely to be depressed and far more likely to be suicidal. Harassment and bullying have been linked to 75 percent of school-shooting incidents
Blocking communication with the cyberbully Deleting messages without reading them Talking to a friend about the bullying Reporting the problem to an Internet service provider or website moderator
You may think your text messages/photos are safe and private. You can’t control if they are forwarded to others Forwarded text messages are the fastest way to spread gossip and rumors. How many people could have access to a text/photo in a matter of seconds?
Never post or share your personal information online (this includes your full name, address, telephone number, school name, parents’ names, credit card number, or Social Security number) or your friends’ personal information. Never share your Internet passwords with anyone, except your parents.
Never meet anyone face-to-face whom you only know online Talk to your parents about what you do online.
It gets stored on the cell phone company’s computer server. Law Enforcement can access messages from the cell provider. Deleted messages are retrievable. Messages can be forwarded FOREVER
1. Between two romantic partners, as a part of, instead of, or as a prelude to sex – never leaves couple 2. Between two romantic partners – but shared with others 3. Between two people where at least one would like to be in a relationship – shows interest
Having nude photos of ANYONE under 18 (including nude photos of yourself) is a CRIME Convictions may prevent adults from getting jobs that require criminal background checks
In Ohio, these crimes are currently punishable by: A minimum of 6 to 12 months in a State Level Juvenile Detention Center Classified as a Registered Sex Offender Sex Offender Treatment Program Probation Fees/Fines
Age of participant doesn’t matter School officials and law enforcement MUST investigate and report these behaviors Taking or possessing inappropriate photos of ANYONE under 18 is ILLEGAL Lawsuits can be filed against student and their parents.
Teens bare all on phones Cell-phone photo lands boy in trouble “Sexting” leads to 2 arrests Stalkers harass victims through text messages Mason High finds boy had nude images Cell phone violation reveals “sexting” “Sexting” photo trend poses alarming threats to our children
Suspensions and/or Expulsions for possessing and/or sending inappropriate text messages/photos Doesn’t matter whether the photos originated in/during school or not Notification to Law Enforcement
Do not take, receive or forward inappropriate photos/texts EVER Tell friends to STOP cyberbullying BLOCK communication with cyberbullies Calmly and strongly tell cyberbullies to STOP
File a complaint with the web-site, Internet Service Provider or cell phone company If you receive something inappropriate, notify your parents, teacher, police officer or other trusted adult IMMEDIATELY
1. Don’t assume ANYTHING you send or post is going to remain private 2. There is no changing your mind in cyberspace. Anything you send or post will NEVER go away 3. Don’t give in to the pressure to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable 4. Consider the reaction of family, friends and unintended recipients
Center on Media and Human Development, School of Communication, Northwestern University Children, Media and Race: Media Use Among White, Black, Hispanic and Asian American Children (Released 6/11) http://web5.soc.northwestern.edu/cmhd/wp- content/unloads/2011/06/SOCconfReportsingleFinal-1.pdf Cliffview Pilot www.cliffviewpilot.com CommonSense Media www.CommonSense.org Connect Safety www.ConnectSafety.or g
I Love U Guys Foundation www.iloveyouguys.org Ironic Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/socialmedia iSafe www.isafe.org Kentucky Center For School Safety www.kysafeschools.org Los Angeles Times www.latimes.com
Mississippi Department of Education Department of Public Safety Planning Fear Stops Here – Students Against Bullying www.fearstopshere.com MTV Web-Site: Digital Rights Project www.athinline.org National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy www.thenationalcampaign.com National Center for Missing and Exploited Children www.missingkids.com www.cybertipline.com
National Crime Prevention Council www.ncpc.org MTV Web-Site: Digital Rights Project www.athinline.org NetSmartz www.NetSmartz.org Ohio Attorney General’s Office www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov Ohio Revised Cod http://codes.ohio.gov/orc
Ohio State Bar Foundation www.osbf.net National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy www.thenationalcampaign.com National Crime Prevention Council www.ncpc.org MTV Web-Site: Digital Rights Project www.athinline.org Sex Laws www.sexlaws.org
The Conversation Prism: Brian Solls and JEES3 www.theconversation prism.org The Nielsen Company www.nielsen.com Victim Services Network www.victimsservicesnetwork.org YouTube www.youtube.com
This curriculum and the associated training would not be possible if it were not for the fine work and support of the following people: STATE OF OHIO: JOHN R. KASICHTHOMAS P. CHARLES GovernorDirector State of OhioOhio Department of Public Safety KARHLTON F. MOORE Executive Director Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services
SUZANNA DAVIS Project Consultant & Instructor Associate Principal Lakota Local Schools JEFFREY NEWMAN Project Consultant & Instructor Ohio Crime Prevention Association CPS School Resource Officer / Public Affairs Officer West Chester Police Department
RODNEY GLAZER Project Consultant & Instructor Ohio Crime Prevention Association CPS School Resource Officer Delaware Police Department ERIC FRANZ Project Consultant Ohio Crime Prevention Association CPS Sergeant, Assistant Community Oriented Policing Coordinator Cincinnati Police Department
KARI PARSONS Project Consultant Executive Director Ohio School Resource Officers Association BRENDA KUBA Grant Administrator Director Ohio Crime Prevention Association