Effective Internet Safety Presentations

This 24-hour course is designed to give participants the tools needed to stay current with ever-changing technology, investigate Internet crimes, and learn how to prepare and conduct Internet safety presentations for students, parents, and staff.

This hands-on training will teach participants the basic principles of investigating Internet crimes.   Participants will learn how to obtain information that is vital to the investigations and will examine the forms necessary to access and preserve information. Cyberstalking laws and pending legislation will be discussed. The course will demonstrate how participants can transfer their investigative knowledge and their understanding of Internet crimes to effective school and community Internet safety presentations.


Course Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of current, effective Internet Safety presentation for students, parents, and staff.


  • Demonstrate the ability to create a PowerPoint presentation using current and relevant knowledge and information.


  • Create and present a student presentation and a parent presentation.


About the Instructor

Detective Richard Wistocki has been with the Naperville, Illinois Police Department for 25 years. In the last 18 years as an Internet Crimes Investigator with the Naperville Police Department, he has forged numerous partnerships with the community and other Law Enforcement Agencies. He is one of the founding members and an affiliate member of the Illinois Attorney Generals High Tech Crimes Bureau. He is a member of the United States Secret Service Computer Crimes Task Force.


Course Outline

 I. Understand the concepts of what children and parents need to know in an Internet safety presentation:

  1. Cyber-bullying
  2. Suicide
  3. Social Networks
  4. Predators on Social Networks
  5. Cell Phone Applications
  6. Sexting
  7. False Personation of a person
  8. Stalking
  9. Harassment Through Electronic Communication
  10. Monitoring Software


II. Creating and using basic PowerPoint presentations

A. Participants will be supplied with three basic PowerPoint presentations:

  • 1-1.5 hour presentation for Grades 6-12
  • 1.5-2 hour presentation for parents
  • Parent presentation on monitoring cell phone and computer use and drug testing

B. Participants will learn how to enhance PowerPoint presentations by adding images, page scrolling captures, and video.

C. Participants will demonstrate how to create PowerPoint presentations and will be given constructive criticism on presentation delivery.

D. Participants will discuss tactics to promote parent presentations and sources of funding.


III. Review and course examination.









Course Outline