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#RealTimeCrisis at #CACP #MHCC #MHPolice Conference Saving & Improving Lives Using Relationships & Technology

Conf to Improve Interactions With Persons with Mental Illness - Downloadable Presentations #MHpolice http://t.co/rNVlsp66UR— CACP / ACCP (@CACP_ACCP) April 11, 2014 Toronto Street Nurse Anne Marie Batten presented her vision of Real Time Crisis Intervention at joint Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police & Mental Health Commission of Canada Mental Health conference at Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario Canada Real Time Crisis Intervention is a not for profit Canadian corporation with the goal of improving and saving lives using relationships and technology. "Listening More, Talking Less" Read what Real Time Crisis Intervention is in April/2014 RCMP Gazette. Special thank you to RCMP Ontario Social Media Specialist Jean Turner for making this article happen For a complete overview of what "Real Time Crisis Intervention" is "Listening More & Talking Less" please read April/2014 RCMP Gazette article written by Real Time Crisis founder, Toronto street nurse Anne Marie Batten by clicking here. For a few pics of the conference click here: Review presentation slides from the March/2014 conference here: Ricardo Araujo volunteers for Real Time Crisis intervention regularly monitoring Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram and any other social media platform that a crisis occurs in to [...]

Saving Lives Using Social Media #CSSN2014 Lawyer @Eroher Mom @C_Todd School Safety @DavePicsBradley & Cop @GraffitiBMXCop

17th Annual Canadian Safe Schools Network Conference at International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Tuesday February 25, 2014 Carol Todd speaks to #CSSN2014 and says "I believe in restorative justice if it is done in the right way" Her daugther's youtube video 'suicide note' video has been viewed 29 million times as of Tuesday February 25, 2014 This blog is written by Constable Scott Mills of Toronto Police Service Corporate Communications and is designed to share some key information from the Canadian Safe Schools Network conference on the issue of social media use for success and safety, in particular preventing a crisis and responding to an emergency. Thank you to the Canadian Safe Schools Network and Dave Fraser for an amazing opportunity to network between the education, social work and police/law enforcement community at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. "Commitment and allocation of staff and resources by school administration to make emergency response planning a priority" says lawyer Eric Roher. Eric goes on to state "To create major changes in the workplace, the organization needs: 1. A sense of urgency 2. A guiding coalition 3. Vision and strategy" Watch Carol Todd, mother of teen suicide [...]

#RealTimeCrisis Vision For 24/7 Professional Support In Social Media To Stop Cyberbullying & Prevent Suicide

Toronto Street Nurse Anne Marie Batten informally meets Toronto Police Chief William Blair Wednesday November 20, 2013 in the lobby of Toronto Police HQ and chat about the potential of Real Time Crisis Intervention, a not for profit corporation that Anne Marie has started to use social media tools to save and improve lives "Saving & Improving Lives" Real Time Crisis Intervention is a not for profit company started in 2013 by a Toronto based street nurse named Anne Marie Batten with the goal of 24/7 professional crisis intervention using social media tools to reduce 911 police/ambulance calls for service & visits to Emergency Depts at hospitals for mental health related crisis Each time there is a major government announcement about "Cyberbullying" I must admit, I get a little 'worked up'. For ten years now, a number of people have been advocating for a relationships & technology strategy to improve and save lives using social media tools. I must admit, that I am one of those people, all along in my role as a police officer. We have heard every excuse why it won't work, from legal liability reasons to professionals not wanting to have any [...]

#OACP #LAwSac Cop Social Media Training Ontario Police College #HOA Links & Contact Info

Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police and Laws Communications co-hosted social media training for police officers at the Ontario Police College Nov13-15, 2013 Connect with Lauri Stevens @LawsComm Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police and Laws Communications co-hosted social media training for police officers at the Ontario Police College Nov13-15, 2013. Connect with Joe Couto on twitter @OACPOfficial Faces of success and safety at Ontario Police College Social Media Training Nov13-15, 2013 were Stephanie Mackenzie-Smith @Dash_30_Dash Cst Marco Ricciardi @TPS_Marco and Lauri Stevens @LawsComm It was indeed an honour to be be invited to participate in training 74 law enforcement personnel from across the province of Ontario, and from as far away as Detroit and Vancouver November 13-15, 2013 at the Ontario Police College. There were a total of 3 Hangouts On Air that are available to review from the training. These interactive training sessions were live on youtube at the time, and are archived on the same link as they were live on for later viewing. Please share with anyone who can make a difference in moving the use of social media for community success and safety forward for any organization. Click here [...]

Women In Corrections Social Media For Success & Safety 2013 Featuring @MediatedReality

Social Media For Success And Safety was on the agenda for the "Women In Corrections" workshop at the Ministry of Community Safety And Correctional Services Ontario Correctional Services College on October 30, 2013 in Hamilton. A second workshop will be held November 21, 2013 in Camlachie It was an honour to be invited to speak about social media for success and safety at 2 venues for the 2013 focus groups "Women In Corrections". The first session occurred at the Ontario on October 30, 2013. Special guest Jesse Miller of Mediated Reality and Real Time Crisis Intervention joined the session via Hangout. The next session will occur November 21 in Camlachie, Ontario. Special thanks to my childhood friend Kim Wright for providing the opportunity to speak to such an amazing group of women who are changing the world for the better with purpose and process. The video hangout is included below from October 30 featuring Jesse As well, a living, breathing document on UrTurn designed for everyone to be able to contribute tidbits of information to keep up on facebook privacy settings changes is included here for reference. A few people update this document. It is designed for anyone [...]

#RealTimeCrisis References To Make Saving & Improving Lives Using Social Media Tools Happen For Your Organization

Cyber Empowerment, Awareness & Reality: Children & Youth In the Virtual World Safe Community Partnerships Forum Tuesday October 29, 2013 9am-3pm YMCA of Greater Toronto Auditorium, 10 Grosvenor St, Toronto, Ontario Canada Cyber Empowerment, Awareness and Reality; Children & Youth In The Virtual World was the topic Tuesday October 29, 2013 at the Safe Community Partnerships Forum hosted at the YMCA of Greater Toronto - Auditorium, 10 Grosvenor St, Toronto, Ontario The keynote address description was as follows: "Many community agencies are using social media to connect, engage and share information with the public, the media and each other. The technology available has allowed each agency, and any individual, the ability to develop a unique digital footprint to promote success and safety. But what happens when an agency or individual needs hep? What happens when the technology is being used to harass, bully, complain or accuse? The Toronto Police Service has been working with various community agencies to ensure everyone's involvement when social media use goes awry. At this presentation, Toronto Police Service Social Media Officer Police Constable Scott Mills, Corporate Communications Information & Issues Management Section Head Meaghan Gray and Crisis Nurse Community Volunteer Anne Marie Batten [...]

#RealTimeCrisis Toronto Crisis Team Turns To Social Media To Save Lives by @LiamDevlinCasey @TorontoStar

Story appeared in Toronto Star Monday August 26, 2013 by reporter Liam Casey Thank you to Mark Horvath of InvisiblePeople.tv for inspiring this work. Toronto crisis team turns to social media to save lives. Real Time Crisis uses an innovative suicide intervention strategy — it goes directly, via social media, to people crying out for help. Photo For Online Story On #RealTimeCrisis @RealTimeCrisis Intervention To Save And Improve Lives In Toronto Star Monday August 26, 2013 Edition | photo by Rick Madodnik “Can I help?” Those three words can save lives. In fact, they are the very words that Anne Marie Batten — a Toronto street nurse involved in an innovative suicide intervention strategy — sends out over and over via Twitter as she talks down people in distress, some on the verge of taking their lives. For the past 18 months, Batten and Toronto police Const. Scott Mills have been working on a fledgling non-profit organization to help the mentally ill 24 hours a day on social media. They’ve dubbed it Real Time Crisis. “We’d rather not shoot somebody that’s in crisis,” said Mills. His employer, the Toronto police force, has come under intense scrutiny in recent [...]

“7F Rocks” Bliss Carman Senior Public School, Social Media & The Law by Cop Laurie McCann @AnalyzeThis5253

Grade 7 teacher Sara Asif @Miss_Asif and Toronto Police Service officer Laurie McCann @AnalyzeThis5253 talked about Social Media And The Law with students June 11, 2013 at Bliss Carmen Senior Public School in Scarborough Great kids, great teacher, great presentation! Please share the info with fellow students, parents and the community Presentation Slides: Presentation Hangout On Air archived Live to Youtube: Thanks to Detective Jeff Bangild for connecting Constable Laurie McCann with teacher Sara Asif for this presentation. Follow Scott Mills in social media "Graffiti BMX Cop" on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube

#BoostSM Social Media For Communications & Investigations Hosted By @BoostForKids at @TorontoPolice College

Boost For Kids Social Media For Communications and Investigations Education Protocol Training June 4, 2013 at Toronto Police College Special thank you to Chief William Blair, Deputy Chief Peter Sloly, Deputy Chief Mike Federico, Deputy Chief Mark Saunders, Sergeant Tim Burrows, Constable Warren Bulmer and Corporate Communications heads Mark Pugash and Meaghan Gray of Toronto Police Service for allowing the framework for the presentations today to grow and be a valued and necessary community success and safety tool. Thank you to every person who has contributed to the teamwork happening today in any way. Everyone is valued and appreciated. This blog captures information presented at a workshop Tuesday June 4, 2013 9:30am - 12:00pm at the Toronto Police College. The post is designed to be a reference for the 100 delegates at the workshop and others who are interested to share with colleagues and friends to further the use of social media for communications and investigations for community success and safety. Our motto for the day is "Each one teach one". The hash tag for the event on twitter is #BoostSM. The text of the flyer for the event is posted below. Thanks to Pearl Rimmer from Boost [...]

Akwesasne & Cornwall Communities Learn Social Media For Community Success & Safety

Crime Stoppers USA Past Chair Scott Abrams joined Constable Scott Mills of Toronto Police Service & Crime Stoppers live on a Hangout On Air May 27 at a Parent Engagement Evening at Akwesasne near Cornwall. RCMP Officer Cynthia Lord has been policing the Akwesasne area for twenty years, and is one of those police officers who genuinely cares and knows her community well. Cynthia, in collaboration with Lisa Francis-Benedict of the Akwesasne Mohawk Board of Education (AMBE) arranged a two day "Social Media For Success & Safety" awareness and education campaign in the area May 27 & 28, 2013. I was honoured to travel by Via Rail train to Cornwall and Akwesasne area from Toronto to speak with community members-specifically students and parents about using social media for success and safety in my capacity as a Toronto Police Service Social Media Officer and Adviser to Crime Stoppers programs on social media. This is the second time in five years doing this trip, and I can honestly say it is one of the experiences I cherish most in my career. Why you ask? The people of Akwesasne are amazing! Cornwall Collegiate & Vocational School students indicate they predominantly [...]