Let Food Be Thy Medicine: How to Eat to Reduce Pain

Face it, pain management with medication and surgery is not always effective and definitely not a long-term solution. This is where nutrition shines! Eating foods that dampen inflammation is one of the most useful and powerful tools you have to reduce and manage pain. In this webinar, you will learn what foods fuel inflammation and what foods extinguish it. Walk away from this webinar with practical nutrition strategies you can implement today to get you out of pain and feeling your best.

Cyber Threats to Public Safety: Part 1

In todays cyber threat environment, attackers and defenders are constantly trying to outmaneuver each other and the stakes are higher than ever, particularly for mission-critical systems and communications. Understanding the methods and motivations of threat actors is crucial to developing a proactive program to defend against and prevent future attacks. In part one of our four part webinar series, we will introduce our insights and analysis of the most significant and impactful cyber threats facing public safety organizations. In our review of the 2022 landscape, we will breakdown the drivers of the threat actors seeking to profit or cripple mission critical systems, while introducing how we seek to combat these threats with collaboration and intelligence sharing through the Public Safety Threat Alliance (PSTA). We will also share details about the PSTAs free membership for public safety agencies, and how they can join this critical information sharing community today and begin improving their cybersecurity posture against cyber threats to their critical systems.

Deep Dive into the Networking of the Internet of Things (IoT)

By the year 2025, it is expected that there will be over 45 billion connected devices around the world that is 9.27 connected devices per person. The Internet of Things (IoT) utilizes a variety of communication standards and a unique set of networking protocols to connect these devices. This webinar will explore these unique IoT networking protocols along with their varied IoT topography and explain IoT network interrogation techniques to be used in an investigation. Topics will include, connectivity communication options and a review of some of the more commonly located "Mesh" Personal Area Networks (PAN) and Home Local Area Networks (HAN), such as Matter, Thread, Z wave, and Zigbee that may be encountered during an investigation.

IA105 Intelligence Writing and Briefing

This course covers basic intelligence writing and briefing principles as well as methods for effective and clear intelligence sharing. Topics covered include creative and critical thinking, critical reading skills, source evaluation, privacy and civil rights, intelligence writing style and structure, and generating and presenting intelligence briefings. With guidance from experienced experts, students gain hands-on experience by working through data sets based on real cases to produce intelligence products. Instructors and peers provide feedback on briefings and reports produced and presented in class.

*Foundational skills. Creative thinking. Critical thinking. Critical reading.
*Information sources. Identify sources of intelligence information. Evaluate sources for validity and reliability.
*Analytical reports. Develop a structured and actionable analytical report based on a data set given in class.
*Privacy considerations. Ensure protection of privacy and civil rights while producing intelligence products.
*Briefings. Construct and deliver an intelligence briefing based on a data set given in class.

Gut Health: The Secret to your Health

It is positioned in the center of your body because it is the center of your health. Maintain or create a healthy gut, and do the most powerful thing you can do to support your health. Walk away from this webinar with a better understanding of how your gut health impacts your overall health and how you feel, what things harm or strengthen your gut health, and a handful of simple things you can do every day to create a happy, healthy gut.

Presented by,
Danielle Cook Kawash, Founder, First in Wellness

Ease Anxiety and Depression With Your Fork

The scientific evidence continues to grow in support of how nutrition affects symptoms of anxiety, depression, and your moods. Think of your fork as a powerful tool you can use to help you feel better, more energized, focused, motivated, relaxed, and rested. Walk away from this webinar with a clear understanding of how what you eat affects your moods and simple strategies you can start using today to feel your best.

Presented by,
Danielle Cook Kawash, Founder, First in Wellness

FC105 Financial Records Examination and Analysis

This course covers the acquisition, examination, and analysis of many types of financial records, including bank statements and checks, wire transfer records, and business records. Topics include recognizing and investigating common indicators of fraud, using spreadsheets to facilitate analysis and pattern recognition, and financial profiling. There is a strong focus on presenting financial evidence in multiple modalities: spreadsheet data outputs, graphic representations, and written/oral presentations.

*Introduction to analysis. Best practices. Finding patterns. Indicators of fraud. Presenting your findings.
*Financial records. Bank records. Business documents.
*Financial profiling. Methods of profiling. Reasons to create a profile. Creating a profile.
*Hands-on experience. Work a mock financial case as part of an investigative team.

IA101 Foundations of Intelligence Analysis Training

This course addresses the critical need for well-trained intelligence analysts to interpret growing amounts of information. Topics include the intelligence cycle, analytical thinking skills, the importance of strategic analysis, communication and social media analysis, recommendation development, and legal and ethical issues. Students work hands-on with specialized software to synthesize information and develop various products of intelligence. The course was developed by a consortium that included NW3C, Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU), the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis (IALEIA), and the Regional Information Sharing System (RISS).

*Analysis basics. History and purpose of intelligence analysis. Legal issues and ethics. Sources of information. The intelligence cycle.
*Types of analysis. Crime patterns. Associations. Flow. Communications. Financial analysis.
*Creative and critical thinking. Brainstorming. Mind mapping. Steps to critical thinking.
*Deterring crime. Strategic analysis as a tool for law enforcement personnel.
*Hands-on experience. Work as part of a team to analyze information pertaining to several hypothetical cases.

Intelligence Analysis: Asked and Answered

Join a team of experts from NW3C as they provide thoughtful and detailed answers to the intelligence analysis questions you submit. Submit questions regarding intelligence analysis skills, information collection, or general comments of analytic tradecraft and a panel of NW3C experts will provide answers during this live session.

Work-Life Balance: Identifying Ways to Enhance Communication During the Holidays

This webinar will unpack some of the challenges first responder families face during the holiday season. Dr. Craw will share her experiences as the daughter of a police officer, and Elizabeth Strong will discuss her perspectives as a 911 dispatcher. Together, they will provide insight into how families can enhance communication to address concerns about missing time together, feeling detached, and having difficulty transitioning home during the holidays. The speakers will also highlight ways families can avoid adverse outcomes of managing work-life balance, such as guilt, stress, or tension.

Presented by:
Dr. Erin Craw, Ph.D., Director of Research, Lighthouse Health and Wellness
Elizabeth Strong, Wellness and Mental Health Initiatives, NW3C