Safety & Technology Regionals: From Snapchat to Spyware, Social Media to Spotify: Tech Safety in a Digital Age Clearwater, FL September 20 2019

Date: 
09/20/2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Homewood Suites
2233 Ulmerton Road
Clearwater, FL 33762

Do you know how easy it is for some abusers to track their victim’s every move, to monitor everything they do on a computer, in their cars, or online? Perpetrators of stalking and domestic violence are often ahead of the curve on the use of technology and are using it to facilitate abuse and harm against survivors. Understanding how technology is misused is crucial to both supporting victims and holding offenders accountable.  
Drawing from survivor experiences and through videos and demonstrations, this training will illustrate the safety risks of phone, GPS, camera, and social media especially in cases of stalking and when survivors are considering to relocate.  Presenters will discuss the ways technology is misused to stalk, abuse, or harass survivors; how service providers can help victims assess the abuse that’s happening strategize their privacy and safety needs when mobile; and  offer suggestions on how to document or investigate technology-facilitated abuse while exploring ways survivors can prioritize their privacy and safety.

Contact person: Shena Kitt kitt_shena@fcadv.org

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