Just a Game – Cyber Specific Crime

"Cyber specific crime is a rapidly growing problem that we address by raising awareness & educating in an engaging way; working closely with sector specialists."

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Workshop

* Just A Game is a blended film and live interactive workshop for schools, colleges and parents addressing cyber-specific crime. The workshop looks specifically at this theme within young people and gaming. It explores the process and consequences as well as challenges people to hold early conversations to prevent high risk and illegal online behaviour.

* Just A Game, written by Barney Thompson, directed by Jai Vethamony.

Aims

Increase understanding and awareness of cyber-specific crime

Explore early warning signs

Practise how to safely challenge and hold difficult conversations as an early prevention technique

Share information of where to get further help, advice and support as well as how to use digital/gaming skills for pro-social online engagement & challenge

Objectives

Interactive workshop including debate, role-play and problem solving

Film

Engagement with face to face characters from the film to test our solutions

Evaluation

Delivery in partnership with North West Regional Organised Crime Unit or Greater Manchester Police’s Cyber Crime Unit

We will require a screen/projector and sound equipment from partner agencies to play the film from, ideally through wifi

Themes

Gaming and young people and it's potential links to cyber specific crime (impacting public systems/services)

Vulnerability and risk factors

Alternative routes & avoidance strategies

The law relating to cyber specific crime

Logistics

1.5 hour live/blended session with film, actor and facilitator for up to a class size at a time

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You can self-refer to some of our ongoing community projects and sessions.

We deliver FREE workshops at our base in Moss Side Powerhouse. We welcome and support young carers, and participants with additional needs.

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For more information about our workshop programme