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[January 23, 2013]

The Help Group Presents "How to Protect Our Kids in the Cyber World" By Tracy Webb

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Help Group Distinguished Lecturer Series will feature a special presentation by cyber-crime expert Tracy Webb - How to Protect Our Kids in the Cyber World: Strategies for Parents & Professionals - on Thursday, January 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. In this informative and engaging presentation open to the community at large, Ms. Webb will provide tools to aid parents, educators and mental health professionals in helping children and teens take advantage of the benefits of today's fast-growing technology while staying safe online.


(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090413/DC98260LOGO) Young people spend increasing amounts of time on the internet - instant messaging, texting, emailing, and posting images on social sites like Instagram and Facebook. It can be a challenge for parents and professionals to understand and monitor the ever-changing technology and ensure their children are protected from online predators.

Tracy Webb is a Senior Trial Attorney in charge of the Cyber Crime and Child Abuse Prosecution Division of the Los Angeles City Attorney's office. She is a career prosecutor who has spent the majority of her career prosecuting child abuse cases, including physical, sexual, exploitation and technologically facilitated crimes against children. Ms. Webb is an active member of the Federal Internet Crimes against Children (ICAC) Task Force and co-chair of the Los Angeles County Cyber Crime Task Force.

The lecture will be held at The Help Group, 13164 Burbank Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA 91401. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $30 for professionals seeking continuing education credits. Please visit www.thehelpgroup.org or call (818) 779-5212 to register.

About The Help Group Founded in 1975, The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States serving children with special needs related to autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, abuse and emotional problems.

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