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Region 4 Education Service Center partners with Crime Stoppers of Houston to provide students critical information on a variety of topics. 

 

Click here to register for any of the videoconferencing sessions listed below. 

 

Cyber Safety/ Cyberbullying (Teens)
Technology has become an integral part of student life.  This Cyber Safety presentation will help students learn how to stay safe, deter delinquency and ask for help. Topics include: sharing too much, social media, apps, gaming, cyberbullying, laws, consequences, privacy, inappropriate content, unsolicited contact and the law. 
 
Date: October 12, 2017
Time: 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: 7th -12th

Cyber Safety/ Cyberbullying (Tweens)
Technology has become an integral part of student life.  This Cyber Safety presentation will help students learn how to stay safe, deter delinquency and ask for help. Topics include: sharing too much, social media, apps, gaming, cyberbullying, laws, consequences, privacy, inappropriate content, unsolicited contact and the law. 
 
Date: October 12, 2017
Time: 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: 4th -6th
 

Drugs & Alcohol-Underage Drinking
Presentation covers current drug and alcohol trends that teens are faced with. Implications, laws and peer pressure are discussed as well as alter­natives and consequences.
 
Date: November 2, 2017
Session I: 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Session II: 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: 6th -12th

Animal Safety / Cruelty (Secondary)
Discusses animal safety, proper pet care, abuse, neglect, and strays.  The secondary version includes animal cruelty laws and the reason they were formed, the prevalence of this issue, connection to other serious crime and ways to report.  
 
Date: December 7, 2017
Time: 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: 4th -12th

Animal Safety / Cruelty (Primary)
Discusses animal safety, proper pet care, abuse, neglect, and strays.  The secondary version includes animal cruelty laws and the reason they were formed, the prevalence of this issue, connection to other serious crime and ways to report.  
 
Date: December 7, 2017
Time: 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: Pre-K -3rd

Human Trafficking
Given that the average age of a human trafficking victim is 13, it is important to learn about what human trafficking is and manifestation in our city and schools. This eye-opening presentation covers victims, traffickers, tips on how to avoid victimization, red flags and how to report suspected cases.  
 
Date: January 11, 2018
Session I: 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Session II: 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: 7th -12th

Teen Dating Safety / Violence
Dating and relationships are in the hearts and minds of our teens. Let’s set them up for success by discussing different types of relation­ships, setting boundaries and goals, spotting unhealthy behaviors and taking action.  
 
Date: February 1, 2018
Session I: 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Session II: 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: 6th -12th

Cyber Safety/ Cyberbullying (Teens)
Technology has become an integral part of student life.  This Cyber Safety presentation will help students learn how to stay safe, deter delinquency and ask for help. Topics include: sharing too much, social media, apps, gaming, cyberbullying, laws, consequences, privacy, inappropriate content, unsolicited contact and the law. 
 
Date: March 1, 2018
Time: 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: 7th -12th

Cyber Safety/ Cyberbullying (Tweens)
Technology has become an integral part of student life.  This Cyber Safety presentation will help students learn how to stay safe, deter delinquency and ask for help. Topics include: sharing too much, social media, apps, gaming, cyberbullying, laws, consequences, privacy, inappropriate content, unsolicited contact and the law. 
 
Date: March 1, 2018
Time: 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: 4th -6th

Prom Safety
Prom is the second most exciting event in a teen’s life (first being obtaining a driver’s license).  As teens are choosing what to wear and who they should attend with, let us not forget safety planning.  This presentation covers the inception of prom, healthy relationships, boundaries, consent, underage drinking, drugs, alter­natives, consequences and tips on keeping themselves and friends safe.   
 
Date: April 5, 2018
Session I: 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Session II: 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: 8th -12th

Sexual Misconduct
Sexual assault and misconduct affects more than 10% of students.  All students should feel safe at school, but sadly many students do not report and/or unware of their protection options on and off campus.  This presentation defines the various types of victimization, relationships, consent, coercion, boundaries, goals, related laws, monitoring your own behavior, Title IX, seeking help and how to keep themselves and their friends safe.      
 
Date: May 4, 2018
Session I: 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Session II: 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Grade Levels: 7th -12th

The following are school staff presentations that may be provided at request. Contact us at vcsupport@esc4.net for scheduling. 

 

Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect
Signs and symptoms of all forms of child abuse, neglect and human trafficking are discussed. Review of current laws, handling disclosures and required duties to respond. Satisfies TEC §38.0041 & TEC §38.004(2).
 Approximately 60-90minutes
 
Bullying Prevention
Best practices on creating a bully free climate are presented. Current laws are reviewed and used to discuss various interventions. Tips on engaging students and parents are provided. Application of the tools are used to practice identifying and responding to various bullying scenarios.  Satisfies TEC §21.451.
Approximately 60-90 minutes
 
Human Trafficking
Given that the average age of a human trafficking victim is 13 and education professionals legally required to report, it is imperative to learn about what human trafficking is and manifestation in our city and schools.  This eye-opening presentation covers victims, traffickers, tips on how to avoid victimization, how to spot red flags, review of current laws, handling disclosures and required duties to report.  Satisfies TEC §38.0041 & TEC §38.004(2).
 Approximately 60 minutes

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