Youth Sexual Exploitation Awareness – March 7, 2016

Submitted by:
Beverley Polon |

Youth Sexual Exploitation
Social Media & The Law

Presentation for Parents
of youth Grade 6-12

SVRSS Multi-Media
Resource Centre
March 7, 2016
7 – 9 pm

Refreshments at 6:30
No Cost to attend

The Internet Child Exploitation Unit of the RCMP will explore the definition of the media coined phenomenon “SEXTING” and take the audience through a scenario. The scenario will expose what sexting is, the impacts and offer options to prevent the risks associated to sexting behaviours as well as how to reduce the harm of actions already undertaken. Officers and parents have experienced a concerning increase in reports of Self/Peer online sexual exploitation. We have recognized that the issue required more than investigation and enforcement and that the victimization needed to be prevented through education and awareness.

Learn more about Criminal Code legalities of Self/Peer sexual exploitation and asking anyone under the age of 18 for naked pictures. This also applies for youth to youth.

Learn about websites where kids and adults can go to report incidents that have happened, for tips and strategies, stories, questions and answers etc.  These two
websites are: and

If you have any questions please contact:

Jessica Lacasse 734-6618 or or

Deborah Burnside 734-4531 or

Event sponsored by: SVSD, RCMP, SVCTC and CESA