The Family & Youth Services Bureau strives to strengthen families in Porter County. Through a wonderful grant opportunity, we are having a Family Life Series Workshop which addresses various topics related to families. All workshops are FREE and open to anyone!
Our upcoming workshop entitled “Internet Safety and Sexting” is being held on February 16, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Flint Lake Elementary School 4106 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN. Attendants of this workshop will broaden their understanding on online sexual exploitation and sexual predators. As well, this workshop will help attendants to gain an understanding of sexting, cyber bullying, social networks, and how to minimize dangers. The presenters are Special Agent Stephen P. Stanfield and Community Outreach Specialist Kathryn D.L.Sipes. Mr. Stanfield serves as a special agent for the Chicago Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He is responsible for investigating crimes and liaison with community leaders. Ms. Sipes serves as the Community Outreach Specialist for the Indianapolis Division of the FBI. In this role she is responsible for reaching out to ethnic, minority and community based organizations. She also creates prevention programs, and conducts events within the community to educate the public on the FBI’s jurisdiction.
This program is made possible through a grant from the Indiana Department of Child Services. If you are interested in attending this workshop and want to register or if you want information on other monthly topics, please contact us at (219) 464-9585 or (219)763-6623