All free and open to the public
January 17 - Noon to 1 p.m.
Scam artists are always finding new ways to try to trick consumers out of their hard earned money, and senior citizens are often targets. This webcast will highlight some of the popular scams that target seniors, offer ways to spot the scam and what to do if you have been scammed.
Break the Cycle
January 24 - Noon to 1 p.m.
This webcast is a Break the Cycle training focused on the youth experience of dating abuse, including health and academic impacts and how it differs from adult experiences.
Participants will learn methods for dating abuse intervention and how to implement a Healthy Relationships 101 session with students. Using pop culture and media clips that are familiar to teens to illustrate abuse examples, we will discuss how media literacy can be used to help teens recognize abuse and a healthy relationship.
February 7 - Noon to 1 p.m.
This train-the-trainer webcast will review Digital You, an interactive educational program to provide tools and tips to teach people of all ages and levels of online experience how to have a safe and secure online experience.
February 14 - Noon to 1 p.m.
Identity theft has been the most reported crime to the Federal Trade Commission for the past decade.
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge wants to arm Arkansans with important information to avoid falling victim to this serious crime.
This webcast will cover how identity theft happens, ways to prevent it and how to deal with it when it occurs.
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act
February 28 - 10 a.m. to noon
The webcast will include FOIA Made Simple presentations by the Attorney General’s office detailing responsibilities and rights covered under the act related to public meetings and documents.
Prescription for Life
March 7 - Noon to 1 p.m.
Arkansas ranks first in the nations for prevalence of youth aged 12-17 who misuse painkillers.
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is leading a bold initiative to tackle this issue head on by bringing critical, life-saving prescription drug abuse prevention education to high schools across Arkansas, all at no costs to schools.
This webcast will explore challenges surrounding the growing opioid crisis as well as further explain the new Prescription for Life digital curriculum.