Distribution of Intimate Images, Nudes, Sexting, and the Canadian Law: Consent, Choices, Consequences, and Harm Reduction

This session will focus within the Canadian context. Prior to the internet, intimate images were shared between teens via the use of polaroid pictures. Today, the cellphone, and its ability to send pictures and videos instantaneously, has become the norm in how teens will share what they call “nudes.” This presentation will provide academic peer reviewed research, as well as Canadian case law, to help teens understand consent, choices, consequences and how they can take specific actions to reduce legal liability and reduce harm emotionally, psychologically, physically and socially specific to this issue.

What are The Facts

Is there a difference between sending intimate images, sexting, and sending nudes.

What is the actual frequency of teens who send intimate images.

Canadian Law

What is consent, and what is the legal age of consent.

What the law says specific to the possession, distribution, and accessing of intimate images by teens.

Case Law, what have the courts said. It’s not what many have been told in other programs.

Safety & Reporting

Abstinence vs harm reduction approaches. What works and what has not.

What if intimate image becomes public: reporting options and the use of the Intimate Image Take Down Notice

Tools for teens to fight back against peer pressured Intimate image requests

Minutes
60

Why Our Program are So Different From Those Offered By Other Companies and Organizations 

Industry leaders

We are recognized industry leaders and experts in the fields of internet and social media safety and digital literacy training. Students, teachers, principals, parents, counsellors, business professionals, and law enforcement throughout North America have all agreed that our presentation was the “best" and most "in-depth" they have experienced on the topic. Our presentations stand out as a “must-have" programs, thus why our programs have been heard by more students and have won more awards, than any other programs in North America over the past years. Click here for actual feedback and testimonials on our programs.

Digital Citizenship

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 instil fear or negate opportunities, rather the goal of our program is to enlighten, empower, and enable to make informed online choices. We show how to build a positive online reputation.

Awards

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

  • 2013 Social Media Derek K Miller Award (most inspiring social media user), for our unique work in the area of internet and social media safety both in Canada and the United States. Voted by a very respected panel of independent North American social media experts

  • In 2014, The Governor General of Canada appointed Darren a Member of the Canadian Order of Merit for is works with students

  • In 2015 Darren and Beth were also awarded the very prestigious British Columbia Community Achievement Award, for their commitment to providing critical information to students.

  • In 2017, The BC Government & Radius SFU awarded our team member, with the 2017 BC Social Innovations Youth Award for his work and advocacy with youth, tweens, teens, and adults.

  • In 2018 three team members were awarded the BC Medal of Good Citizenship.

Law Enforcement Experience

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.

Academic Rigour

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

We Stay Current

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 presentation has intervened in the lives of 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. No other program offers this unique online outreach for students.

Free Resources

We provide free access to our internet and social media safety online resources for students, teachers, parents, and business professionals.

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We designed this program to easily be integrated, and congruent, with the BC and Yukon Core Competency Curriculum


Core Competency:  Critical & Reflective Thinking / Personal Awareness & Responsibility / Social Awareness & Responsibility


Core Curriculum: Social Studies: Gr 8-11 & Law Studies 12

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