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What is Sextortion?

What is Sextortion?

Sextortion is the practice of extorting money or sexual favors from a victim by threatening to reveal evidence of their sexual activity—and it's happening to our teenagers. Diana Graber is here to help you protect your teen from falling into this trap.

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Diana is the author of "Raising Humans in a Digital World: Helping Kids Build a Healthy Relationship with Technology" (HarperCollins Leadership '19), co-founder of CyberWise (aka, No Grownup Left Behind!) and founder of Cyber Civics, the popular middle school digital literacy curriculum. Graber was a sports media producer for years before earning an M.A. in “Media Psychology & Social Change.” Her paper, "Media Literacy Education: A Developmental Approach," published in the Journal of Media Literacy Education (JMLE, '12), provided the impetus for creating Cyber Civics at Journey School, a public charter Waldorf school in Aliso Viejo, CA, where her own children were enrolled. Today Cyber Civics is taught in schools in 48 US states and internationally, and it was honored as an "Innovation in Education" finalist by Project Tomorrow and the O.C. Tech Alliance. In 2017, Graber received the "2017 Media Literacy Teacher Award" from the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). She is a regular contributor on digital media topics for Psychology Today and others, and is regularly interviewed by the media regarding tech topics. She's been an Adjunct Professor of Media Psychology teaching "Media Psychology for the 21st Century" and she presents regularly (virtually since COVID) to schools and community organizations across the US and she also conducts teacher workshops. Diana earned a B.A. in Communication Studies from UCLA and a M.A. in Media Psychology & Social Change from UCLA/Fielding Graduate University.

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