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10 Myths of Sexual Assault
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Examine the common medical and social myths and misconceptions that undermine the investigation and adjudication of child sexual abuse cases. Materials discussed will include the medical/legal definitions or "child", the evolving definition of "rape", and the different between statutory requirements for "consent" and "force".

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2017 Youth Experiences Survey: Studying Homeless Young Adults and Their Experiences with Human Trafficking
Webinar (recorded)

Gather information regarding the risks and resiliencies of homeless young adults (ages 18 to 25) with a specific focus on sex and labor trafficking experiences. Learn about the issues facing homeless young adults including their medical and mental health needs, family relationships, and childhood maltreatment. Leverage new knowledge about the sex and/or labor trafficking experiences of homeless young adults in Arizona.

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A Case Study: "We Got Taylor" The story of an abused 3-year-old boy
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Review a case study involving a 3-year old child who was physically and emotionally abused by his mother's boyfriend. It was not until he was unable to walk that his mother was forced to take him to the Emergency Department for medical attention. With the work of many dedicated people of multi-disciplines this case was brought to justice!

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A Partnership Approach to Sustainability
Webinar (recorded)

This webinar builds on partnership article in Faith and Communities in Action resource guide. It focuses on Collective Partnership because its' long-term strategy is optimal for sustainability efforts. Examples from a collective partnership to address child sex trafficking designed by the presenter are shared. The session emphasizes sustaining a shared strategy as basis for sustaining individual organizations

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Abduction and Recovery Through the Eyes of the Child
Webinar (recorded)

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An Overview of Technology Used in Child Exploitation Cases
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Review the technology that is being used for sexual exploitation and for technology facilitated crimes against children. Learn what technology is being used by offenders and the challenges this new technology creates.

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Apps Trending with Youth
Webinar (recorded)

Examine technology integration, which encourages social interaction and self-expression, and presents new opportunities for youth. Recognize the challenges for advocates who strive to keep children healthy and safe with consideration for their social and emotional development.

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Autism Awareness for First Responders
Webinar (recorded)

Explore the following topics in this presentation: Autism Overview, Autism Behaviors, Autism Wandering Statistics, First Responder Checklist, First Responder Resource Sheet, First Responder Tips, First Responder Notification Form, Search & Rescue Guidelines For Missing Persons With Special Needs (NCMEC)

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Basic Testimony Preparation in Child Abuse Cases
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Learn how to prepare effectively for testimony and deliver your testimony in an impactful way.

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Best Practices in Communicating with Survivors of Sex Trafficking
Webinar (recorded)

Provides an overview of trauma-informed techniques for communicating with victims and survivors of sex trafficking. Gather strategies for building rapport and fostering open communication for the various professionals that victims of sex trafficking interact with in justice, advocacy, and recovery.

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Building AMBER Alert in Indian Country
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Designed to provide child protection personnel working with Native American and Alaskan Native communities with an understanding of historical and ongoing efforts to establish AMBER Alert systems in Indian Country and to offer careful consideration of the key components needed to implement a successful child abduction recovery strategy in communities. This is a one-hour self-directed course.

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Building Better and Stronger Tribal Justice Systems: Part 1- Sovereignty Considerations as Part of Planning
Webinar (recorded)

Become more mindful of the need to implement and sustain tribal sovereignty, unique to your nation, into all aspects of your tribal justice system. During the webinar series, you will learn more about tribal sovereignty, how it might be exercised or how it is exercised in your own community, and what to consider as you begin your tribal justice system planning process. You will also learn a process to take steps to identify opportunities for the inclusion of customs, traditions, and values into your tribal justice systems.

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Building Better and Stronger Tribal Justice Systems: Part 2- Customs, Traditions, and Values as Part of Planning
Webinar (recorded)

Become more mindful of the need to implement and sustain tribal sovereignty, unique to your nation, into all aspects of your tribal justice system. During the webinar series, you will learn more about tribal sovereignty, how it might be exercised or how it is exercised in your own community, and what to consider as you begin your tribal justice system planning process. You will also learn a process to take steps to identify opportunities for the inclusion of customs, traditions, and values into your tribal justice systems.

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Building Capacity Within Your Organization
Webinar (recorded)

Discuss methods for assessing organizational capacity, developing strategic plans, and determining how to structure your organization.

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Case Study: Victim, Addict, and Mother: Understanding the Involvement of CPS and Local Resources Within Each Role
Webinar (recorded)

Examine a case study that highlights how child protective services and local resources play a critical role in helping a young female sex trafficking victim become a survivor. Discuss her struggles through addiction and maintaining sobriety. Look at her life now as a mother and how she able to thrive and become a productive citizen despite her tumultuous past.

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Characteristics of Online Offenders
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Identify sex offender characteristics of those criminals who offend against minors utilizing the internet, computers and other electronic devices to facilitate wrongful acts. Understand how offenders are using cyberspace to find victims, traffic contraband images, and shield themselves from identification.

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Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Overview
Webinar (recorded)

Thinking of starting a Child Abduction Response Team (CART) in your jurisdiction? Learn how building a CART can assist in the search and recovery of an abducted or endangered child. During this webinar, you will learn about the guidelines for developing, implementing and sustaining a CART program within your community, and examine the CART certification process for agencies and CART programs pursuing formal certification.

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Child Abduction Response Team Training for New Members (CART) (AMBER Alert)
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Understand the roles, functions and critical capacities provided by CARTs in missing and abducted child cases. Examine key components and action items for operational readiness of the CART in order to provide rapid, effective, and comprehensive response. Gain perspective on the impact of CART programs and how to prepare new members for his/her role and responsibilities on the team.

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Child Protector App: An Investigative and Educational Tool
Webinar (recorded)

Learn more about Child Protector, a free application designed to improve the investigative, administrative, and judicial handling of child physical abuse cases, as well as child fatalities, in a manner that reduces trauma to the child and family. Utilizing sophisticated and detailed medical illustration, professional narration and animation as well as x-rays and real images, Child Protector demonstrates the location, characteristics, and biomechanics of injuries in young children commonly encountered by Children's Division (CD) workers, legal professionals, law enforcement, and medical providers. The app provides a realistic view of injury mechanisms that enhance the investigators ability to gather pertinent scene and witness information, thus improving the accuracy and efficiency of the investigation. Animations, narration, and real images detail how bruises, burns, head injuries, fractures, and abdominal injuries occur through both accidents and abuse.

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Child Sex Trafficking and Gangs
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Gain a basic understanding of gang dynamics and the movement of gangs into the trafficking of children. Recognize the similarities and differences between gang related and gang motivated child sex trafficking versus traditional sex trafficking models as relates to recruiting, victimization, control and the methods of combating gang trafficking.

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Child Sex Trafficking Overview
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Gain an understanding of child sex trafficking victim dynamics, perspectives on sex traffickers and how human trafficking is the second most profitable crime in the world. Utilize case examples to highlight real world examples of child sex trafficking.

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Child Sex Trafficking: Innovative Programs
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Learn about the H.E.A.T Watch Program and Project GOLD programs and gather the tools and resources necessary to implement similar programs in your own community.

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Child Sex Trafficking: Interviewing Victims
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Gather step-by-step instructions on how to prepare for an interview, keying in on important content and topics to explore during the interview and tips for ending an interview.

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Child Sex Trafficking: Law Enforcement Response, Introductory Module (AMBER Alert)
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Obtain an overview of the onsite classroom training program, Child Sex Trafficking: Law Enforcement Response, the focus of the training and the scope of topics covered during the 3-day course.

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Child Sex Trafficking: Prosecuting Child Sex Trafficking Cases
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Develop a multidisciplinary team approach for responding to child sex trafficking cases that result in prosecution. Discuss topics such as search warrants, what charges to bring and other considerations and/or prosecutions issues. Explore victim-centered approaches and strategies to deal with the unexpected.

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Child Sex Trafficking: Victims of Child Sexual Exploitation
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Analyze child sexual exploitation case examples and interviewing techniques for investigators, first responders, prosecutors, members of child advocacy centers, and others child-servicing agencies. Discuss the sexualization of children, the impact on the victim, child sex trafficking, and other forms of child torture by offenders.

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Child Sexual Abuse Victims: How to Recognize the Signs and How to Help
Webinar (recorded)

Obtain an overview of the scope of the problem of child sexual abuse in the United States. Address the dynamics of child sexual abuse, including offender and victim characteristics. Learn to identify the common signs of sexual abuse and obtain more information on multi-disciplinary approaches to providing treatment to child victims and their families, from prevention, to intervention, and treatment.

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Commercial Sex trafficking - Using Research Findings to Support Investigations Part 3
Webinar (recorded)

Gain insight into the risk factors that make youth more at-risk for sex trafficking. Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, MSW, Ph.D., will present her research findings related to American Indian victims of commercial sex trafficking during this final webinar in the three part series.

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Commercial Sex trafficking - Using Research Findings to Support Investigations Part 1
Webinar (recorded)

Explore research related to the commercial sex trafficking of minors. Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, MSW, Ph.D., will present her research findings regarding traffickers, buyers and American Indian persons with an aim to improve system responses to victims. The first webinar in the three part series will examine research related to the perpetrators of commercial sex trafficking, including common characteristics and grooming methods.

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Commercial Sex trafficking - Using Research Findings to Support Investigations Part 2
Webinar (recorded)

Little is known about buyers, how to prevent their participation in this crime, and how to investigate them. Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, MSW, Ph.D., will present her research findings regarding individuals who participate in commercial sex trafficking as buyers during this second webinar of the three part series.

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Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)
Webinar (recorded)

Understand perpetrator dynamics and the social and emotional components of their tactics. Identify the risk factors that make children vulnerable to exploitation. Gather strategies for building a case through victim-centered investigations, collaboration between federal and local law enforcement, effective prosecution, and solutions for successful investigation and prosecution of this crime.

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Community Safety Net Accountability Program (CSNAP) Orientation
Webinar (recorded)

This webinar is for Tribal SORNA grantees only and the information contained applies only to Tribal SORNA grantees. Learn about the Community Safety Net Accountability Program (CSNAP), used to enhance existing Tribal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) programs by increasing the monitoring of registered sex offenders to keep victims and communities safe. During the webinar, we will outline CSNAP application to tribal communities and the process for engaging in no-cost training and technical assistance resources.

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Compassion Fatigue, Also Called Vicarious Traumatization
Webinar (recorded)

Compassion Fatigue is the emotional residue or strain of exposure to working with those suffering from the consequences of traumatic events such as a child being exploited.  It differs from burnout but can co-exist. Compassion Fatigue can occur due to exposure to one case or can be due to a “cumulative” level of several cases.  In this webinar, we will discuss the symptoms of compassion fatigue, and how healing begins by employing such simple practices as regular exercise, healthy eating habits, enjoyable social activities, writing things down, and restful sleep.

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Comprehensive Active Shooter Incident Management
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Discuss the threat that active shooter situations pose in every community and organization.  Mitigate the risk of this dynamic, multi-faceted problem by developing a multi-dimensional approach for prevention, response, and recovery. Learn about the dynamics of the violent event, plan for the full-cycle of the event, and gather the necessary information and skills to prepare.

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Conducting Community Inventories to Support Victims of Human Trafficking
Webinar (recorded)

Explore best practices for developing an organizational network to produce sustainable community-wide services for victims of human trafficking. Bill Kearney, author of Equipping Quality Youth Development Professionals and co-founder of WBK&A, Inc., will provide examples of community-wide efforts from across the country to promote collaboration between public agencies, private, and non-profit organizations. Participants will learn the necessary steps to conduct resource inventories within their communities and to engage various stakeholders in meeting common goals.

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Courthouse Facility Dogs Supporting Children
Webinar (recorded)

Learn how the presence of facility dogs during forensic interviews and medical exams have made these procedures more efficient, helped victims and witnesses remain engaged in the long prosecution process and enabled them to better describe to a judge and jury what happened to them.

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CPS Response to Child Sex Trafficking
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about the roles and responsibilities of child protective services and other local resources in responding to child sexual exploitation cases (CSEC). Develop a team approach, that includes CPS, juvenile court, and other local resources when tackling complex sex trafficking cases and the impact it has on the victim and their family. Legislative changes and case examples will be used to identify challenges and successful interventions for child protective services and local resources.

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Crime Prevention Strategies
Webinar (recorded)

Learn best practices, strategies, and tactics for crime prevention through environmental design.

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Dangers of Opiates
Webinar (recorded)

Gather up-to-date information about opiates. Learn how opium and heroin are manufactured and trafficked into our communities. Review the pathway to addition including commonly prescribed medications. Become familiar with Narcan and how it is used in overdose situations.

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Effective Interviewing and Communication with Children With Disabilities Part 1
Webinar (recorded)

Gain the specialized skills and training you need to accommodate a child's unique language and communications skills, respond to their reluctance to talk about private matters, and address the potentially close and complex relationship to the alleged perpetrator. Discuss common developmental disabilities and the concept of person-first language. Examine cultural and physical considerations for interviewing or communicating with children with disabilities. Learn new skills and strategies to add to the investigative "tool box".

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Effective Interviewing and Communication with Children With Disabilities Part 2
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about the phases of interviewing and considerations for working with children with disabilities during each phase

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Essentials For Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers: A Web based Positive Parenting Resource to Prevent Child Maltreatment
Webinar (recorded)

Discuss the development of a CDC-branded universal parenting program that uses web-based technology to prevent child maltreatment and promote the widespread use of positive parenting behaviors. Review the Essentials for Childhood framework , which highlights how communities can promote relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens.

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Finding Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims of Trafficking
Webinar (recorded)

Examine connections between runaway and homeless youth and child exploitation. Learn about the needs, issues and challenges in serving runaway and homeless youth. Discover how runaway and youth programs are addressing the special needs of RHY including victim-survivors of trafficking. Review how to locate programs in your area, what services each program provides and eligibility requirements.

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Following the Evidence in a Child Sex Trafficking Forensic Interview
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Compare interviews in child sex trafficking cases to intra-familial cases. Participants will learn question strategies or tools that forensic interviewers should incorporate in interviews of minors suspected as trafficking and/or internet crimes victims.

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Gang Trafficking Case Study: Overview of Criminal Investigation, Services Provided, and Victim Engagement
Webinar (recorded)

Presented by Master Sergeant Patrick Guckian, from the Orlando Police Department, and Erin Knowles Wirsing, DELTA Program Manager for commercially sexually exploited children at Devereux Florida. Learn about the challenges confronting investigators with reluctant child victims of commercial sex exploitation. Presenters discussed the importance of collaborative efforts between law enforcement and victim services by empowering and strengthening victims, and provided examples of successful practices that enabled a victim, unwilling to assist law enforcement, to become engaged and actively participate in criminal proceedings.

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Helping Child Victims Testify
Webinar (recorded)

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How Technology is Used to Recruit, Groom and Exploit Victims of Child Sex Trafficking
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about the role technology plays in recruitment of victims into commercial sexual exploitation, based upon a 2012 study conducted by Thorn, a nonprofit committed to driving innovative technology solutions to fight child sexual exploitation. Learn how data and information can be used by law enforcement and service providers to combat human trafficking and sexual exploitation.

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How to Be Smart on Facebook
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Explore the ever-increasing use of social media, types of technology used, and how they relate to employment for Multi-Disciplinary Team members. Recognize issues related to the disclosures of online postings during criminal proceedings. Learn the dangers involving blurred lines between personal and professional use of social media and online posts.

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Human Trafficking and the Law Enforcement and Social Services Response
Webinar (recorded)

Review case studies that will help you support victims of exploitation and domestic sex trafficking. Gain understanding of the unique challenges you will encounter when working with victims. Learn new strategies for supporting victims.

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Human trafficking in America's schools
Webinar (recorded)

Explore real-life case study scenarios on human trafficking in schools. This case study expands our webinar, The Role of School Resource Officers in Combating Commercial Sexual Exploitation.

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Human Trafficking: Identifying & Responding to Victims in the Healthcare Setting
Webinar (recorded)

A 2017 survey report from the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) found that over half of labor and sex trafficking survivors surveyed had accessed health care at least once while being trafficked. Nearly 97% indicated they had never been provided with information or resources about human trafficking while visiting the health care provider. This webinar will present strategies to equip healthcare professionals to identify and appropriately assist trafficked persons with victim-centered, trauma-informed care and services..

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Human Trafficking: Inside the Survivor's Mind
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Explain the definition of sex trafficking and describe why this is a serious problem that needs our attention. Demonstrate why victims are not often identified as we look at a survivor’s police record to show the invisible signs of trafficking. Review and understand the mind of a survivor. Describe complex PTSD and why a survivor does not run from her trafficker, understand how resilience helps in recovery, and what the recovery process looks like.

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I Take It Back: When a Child Recants Allegations of Sexual Abuse
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Discuss the risk factors that might be present in a case, which could be indicative of a possible recant. Explain and recognize potential ways to ensure both the physical and emotional protection of the child as well as immediate intervention services in an effort to prevent a recant in the first place. Discuss and identify ways for the multidisciplinary team to evaluate the report of recantation to determine what to do next. Recognize when a second interview should occur, by whom and the adjustments that need to be made to traditional interview protocols in order to gather pertinent information.

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ICAC Resources for Child Advocacy Centers
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Gain understanding of the technical capabilities used by ICAC Investigators and Computer Forensic Examiners that can aid Law Enforcement, CPS, Forensic Interviews, CAC Personnel, Prosecutors and other members of the Multi-disciplinary team in the protection of children.

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ICAC/iKeepSafe Incident Response Tool for Schools
Webinar (recorded)

Join us to learn about the new ICAC/iKeepSafe Incident Response Tool (IRT) for schools. You can help prevent and address technology related incidents by building a cooperative relationship with schools. This free resource helps schools with the steps of incident management, such as fact-finding, documentation, reporting and engaging the appropriate school officials and other stakeholders. Through collaboration with law enforcement and the use of this tool, schools can plan and prepare an effective and appropriate response to all types of technology related incidents, including cyberbullying, sexting, hacking, and threats of violence.

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Identifying and Managing Sex Offenders: Rapid Response in Missing and Abducted Children Cases
Webinar (recorded)

Utilizing case studies, along with a comprehensive look on proven plans, this webinar provides participants with tools to effectively identify and manage sex offenders in the community while providing first responders and other key officials with tools needed to respond quickly and appropriately when a child goes missing; with the goal of improving investigative techniques for law enforcement and creating a unified effort in missing or abducted child incidents.

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Indicators for At-Risk Native American Children
Webinar (recorded)

This webinar provides an overview of indicators for at-risk Native American children. The presenter discusses common child abuse and safety responses for Native American children in tribal communities including welfare checks, forensic interviews, and more.

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Initial Response and Investigation of Child Deaths
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Most child deaths appear accidental or from natural causes, but some are later determined to involve foul play. This webinar will discuss procedures from the initial response to a reported unconscious child or child death, and show methods and procedures to prevent loss of evidence or other investigative missteps. Discussion will also include the use of a multidisciplinary team to strengthen your case.

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Inside the Mind of the Trafficker
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Gain insight into how sex traffickers think, act and operate. Such understanding aids professionals with interviewing, investigative case building, offender management, prosecution, witness protection and victim advocacy.

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Integrated Tribal Domestic Violence Court
Webinar (recorded)

During this webinar you will learn how tribal courts can develop integrated Domestic Violence Courts to adjudicate all aspects of cases involving Domestic Violence including protection orders, violation of those orders, child custody and visitation, property issues and other aspects to avoid conflicting orders and ensure victim safety.

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International Child Abduction: A Role for Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Under the Hague Convention and State Law
Webinar (recorded)

The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act in most states authorizes prosecutors and other public officials to bring Hague cases to seek recovery of abducted children. It also authorizes law enforcement to assist prosecutors with this function. Yet, this civil remedy is relatively unknown and therefore underutilized.

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Interpreting Child Sex Trafficking CyberTipline Reports and Resources Available for Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Learn about the free analytical resources available to identify and recover victims of child sex trafficking. Gather information about the resources and services offered by the Child Sex Trafficking Team (CSTT) at NCMEC, such as providing analytical support and completing comprehensive reports regarding possible child victims and their traffickers.

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Intersections between International Parental Child Abduction and Domestic Violence Part 1
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about international parental child abduction(PCA), the terms and definitions often associated with IPCA, Hague definitions and defenses, and examples for discussion of appropriate applications and interventions.

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Intersections between International Parental Child Abduction and Domestic Violence Part 2
Webinar (recorded)

Examine the circumstances of parents who abduct their children internationally, particularly when there is domestic abuse in the home. Discuss the difficulties that the Hague Convention poses for domestic violence victims who have abducted their children to the United States.

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Intersections between International Parental Child Abduction and Domestic Violence Part 3
Webinar (recorded)

The Missing and Exploited Children's Support Program (MECP) invites you to participate in part three of its three-part webinar series titled "The Intersections between International Child Abduction and Domestic Violence." Dr. Noelle Hunter and Merle Weiner, J.D. will join us for the webinar to participate in a panel discussion on their experiences, reform, and more

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Interview Strategies with Native American Children
Webinar (recorded)

This webinar provides participants with interview strategies that can be used with Native American children and their families, who often have special needs when they are being asked to provide information regarding safety and recollection of events. Standard questioning or forensic interview methods do not always produce sound responses needed to increase child safety or develop safety plans.

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Interviewing At-Risk Youth
Webinar (recorded)

As law enforcement conducts child pornography investigations, officers often find that child porn suspects have access to children. Sometimes these are biological children and sometimes they are other children known to the suspect. Based on the Butner study, we know that these children are at risk. This presentation will offer suggestions on managing and conducting interviews of these at-risk youth.

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Investigating Computer Crimes
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Designed for members of rural and underserved law enforcement agencies and prosecutor offices who are interested in learning how to respond and investigate reports of computer crimes. This distance learning course is intended for personnel who have minimal experience working with computers and investigating computer crimes. More experienced individuals may also take this course as a refresher.

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Investigative Strategies for Child Abduction Cases Online – (ISCAC)(AMBER Alert)
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Represents an online version of the onsite ISCAC classroom training and is designed to provide law enforcement investigators and investigative supervisors with the information necessary to properly understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving missing and abducted children.

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Juvenile Sex Offenders
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Discuss the myths and realities of juvenile sex offending, the precipitating factors of juvenile sex offending, common themes, history of juvenile sex offenders, and effective treatments for juveniles who have caused sexual harm.

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Keeping Kids Safe and Resilient
Webinar (recorded)

Explore developmental factors helping children grow up strong, facilitate more healthy engagement, increase resiliency and reduce vulnerability to negative environments. Identify key strategies for increasing protective factors and reducing risk factors within families, schools, and the community to prevent abuse and exploitation. Learn prevention approaches for working with children according to the three developmental factors.

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Law Enforcement and Community Response to CST and Exploitation in Indian Country-Online (AMBER Alert)
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Providing child protection personnel in Indian Country with information on child sex trafficking and exploitation, this course supports community awareness in identifying and reporting these crimes. Outreach, training and law enforcement response are covered to support safe recovery of victims, interdiction of these crimes, and offender prosecution.”

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Law Enforcement Response to Sexting Investigations
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Examine the recent trends among teens involving "sexting". Explore the "who, what, where, when and why" surrounding this trend and form a safety plan to deal effectively with those committing these crimes . Equip parents with the tools to successfully monitor their children.

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Leadership Skills for Effective Community Policing
Webinar (recorded)

Discuss the role of the leader in developing organizational, vision, mission, and values, and how important they are in driving community policing. Review internal skills that instill empowerment in the organization and external skills that earn trust throughout the community. Examine the role police can play in leading community problem solving and obtain resources to help implement the strategies discussed during the webinar.

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Legal Considerations in Child Abuse Cases
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Learn how to prepare and present a winning case in child maltreatment proceedings or criminal prosecutions of child abusers. Topics addressed include ideas for successfully confronting common defenses, and ways to prepare witnesses, including children, to testify effectively and minimize the trauma they experience in court.

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Making Dollars and Sense
Webinar (recorded)

Review concepts regarding increased collaboration, strategic planning and best business practices to promote successful grant procurement. Explore the components of the solicitation process, steps required to design an effective and fundable grant budget, and principles for measuring the performance of a sustainable program.

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Maximizing Corroboration in the Forensic Interview
Webinar (recorded)

This webinar will provide forensic interviewers with helpful information for gathering details when talking with children. This presentation will help interviewers identify points in child interviews where corroboration exists, and techniques for maximizing corroboration will be discussed.

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Medical Diagnosis of Abuse
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Learn state-of-the art techniques that an investigator can use in the assessment, investigation of non-accidental injuries. Various weapons, utilized by the offender in child abuse situations, are identified and demonstrated.

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Mental Health Responses of CSEC and Other Trauma Survivors
Webinar (recorded)

Learn more about commercial sexual exploitation, and the trauma and it's effects on mental health. Recognize characteristics of CSEC-identified youth and common challenges in working with this population. Discuss therapeutic interventions for the clinical treatment of CSEC and gather strategies for mitigating the effects of trauma across disciplines.

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Methamphetamine Update
Webinar (recorded)

Gather up-to-date information on methamphetamines including identification, influence signs and symptoms, and the problems this drug is creating.

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Missing and Abducted College Students
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about the vulnerability of college students as potential abduction targets. Discuss obstacles to reporting and investigating cases of missing persons, as well as the initial steps in the investigative process. Explore the impact to institutions of higher education and ways in which to encourage preventative education and “target hardening”.

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Missing Children on the Autism Spectrum: Outcome Data and Insights
Webinar (recorded)

Elopement behaviors, also known as wandering, affect 49% of children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). During the webinar, you will learn about autism and wandering basics, including a brief overview of ASD, wandering, and its unique safety risks. Six years of autism and wandering outcome data findings and insights will be discussed, as well as, the best practices for prevention and response to reduce risk. Technical Level: Basic/Intermediate

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Missing Children With Special Needs
Webinar (recorded)

Learn more about handling cases involving missing children with special needs.

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Missing to Trafficking: Connections Between the Missing Child and Sex Trafficking
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about the correlation and commonalities between the unknown missing child, chronic runaway, repeat victims of sexual abuse, abducted children, and the child victimized through sex trafficking. You will gather information regarding the dynamics of child sex trafficking, cumulative risk factors and how these affect the child and system/community response. Develop community resources to effectively respond to and provide services for this vulnerable population.

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Multidisciplinary Approaches to Internet Crimes Against Children Cases: How They Can Aid an Investigation and Prosecution
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Discuss how multidisciplinary approaches can aid an investigation and prosecution of internet and technology related cases. Explore the development of an investigation from the initial report through prosecution. Discuss scheduling the forensic interview, evidence confrontation, and subsequent technological assistant with evidence. Gather suggestions on managing and conducting interviews with at-risk youth.

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Multidisciplinary Team Investigations: A Victim-Oriented Approach
Webinar (recorded)

Learn the importance of victim-oriented approaches to child-exploitation investigations and how coordinated responses, like MDT investigations, are effective in reducing victim trauma. Explore the foundations of MDT investigations and new strategies for beginning and/or improving multidisciplinary responses. Discuss the role of victim advocates in supporting the investigation efforts of all members of the MDT team.

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Noncompliant Sex Offender Tracking: Using Open Source Intelligence and Other Resources
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

With tens of thousands of registered sex offenders in the United States whose whereabouts are unknown, the need for analytical tools that can help locate these offenders are in high demand. During the webinar, you will learn about the analytical resources the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) can provide law enforcement during their investigations of noncompliant sex offenders.

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Now You See: A Celebration of Courageous Kids
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about the Now You See: A Celebration of Courageous Kids (NYS) program, its mission, and how it was created more public awareness about child abuse and honored the survivors and those who supported them. Review several cases and discuss the steps a survivor takes to become a member of NYS and the experiences of the professionals who join them when a case is resolved, no matter the outcome.

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Online Protections for Criminal Justice Professionals
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

With the ever-increasing use of social media in our personal and professional lives, it is important to know the issues associated with these activities. Criminal justice professionals, and those who testify in court and/or work for a government agency, are subject to a variety of disclosures about their online use. Dangers involving the blurred lines between personal and professional online use will be the focus of this training. How to avoid professional embarrassment, discipline issues or personal or family dangers with online postings will also be covered.

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Part 1: Sexual Violence in Cyberspace- From Abuse Images to Revenge Porn
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Sexual violence in cyberspace can take on a variety of concrete, yet overlapping forms. “Revenge Porn”, or non-consensual sharing of private images, sextortion, misuse of teen sexting and child pornography are some of the most obvious examples. As these problems have increased in scope in recent years, so too has the interest of the media and legislators around the country. The number of states that have passed new or updated laws criminalizing such behavior has exploded. As these new laws go into effect, investigators and prosecutors need to understand what types of behavior are covered by the laws, how to present them to Judges and juries, and the likely constitutional challenges that will be faced.

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Part 1: The Five B’s of Child Physical Abuse: Bruises, Burns, Bones, Bellies, and Brains
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Examine the basic aspects of child physical abuse injuries and a variety of injuries seen in cases of child physical abuse. Review case studies that include example of abusive and non-abusive injuries. During Part 1 of this 2 part webinar series, you will learn about child abuse pediatrics, bruises, burns, and the mechanisms of bony injuries.

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Part 2: Sexual Violence in Cyberspace- From Abuse Images to Revenge Porn
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Sexual violence in cyberspace continues to plague the health and well-being of millions of children and adolescents worldwide. This presentation will review the numerous types of crimes against children mediated by information and communication technology. Participants will learn numerous aspects of victimization and why the long-term outcome for these victims is so much worse that when there is child sexual abuse without visual memorialization. The number of states that have passed new or updated laws criminalizing such behavior has exploded. As these new laws come into effect, investigators and prosecutors need to understand what types of behavior are covered by the laws, how to present them to Judges and juries, and the likely constitutional challenges that will be faced.

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Part 2: The Five B’s of Child Physical Abuse: Bruises, Burns, Bones, Bellies, and Brains
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Examine the basic aspects of child physical abuse injuries and a variety of injuries seen in cases of child physical abuse. Review case studies that include example of abusive and non-abusive injuries. During Part 2 of this 2 part webinar series, you will learn about the characteristics of bony injuries, abdominal injuries, and head injuries.

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Partners and Resources During an AMBER Alert
Webinar (recorded)

When activating an AMBER Alert, the investigating agency relies upon their partners and stakeholders to share the abducted child's information to the public and assist in locating the child. During this webinar, you will learn about the multiple partners, stakeholder groups, and resources available to law enforcement during the AMBER Alert activation process and how they may be able to assist.

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Patrol First Response for Missing and Abducted Children (PATMAC) (AMBER Alert)
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Provide tools and training to patrol and first responding officers who promote swift and decisive responses in the early stages of missing and abducted children cases.

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Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners: Roles, Responsibilities, and the New National Pediatric SAFE Protocol
Webinar (recorded)

Develop a compassionate multi-disciplinary child-centered response to sexual assault to promote the safety and healing of a child affected by sexual violence. Learn about the new National Protocol for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examinations released in April 2016 by the Department of Justice, Office on Violence against Women.

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Planning for Sustainability
Webinar (recorded)

Define the key elements of a sustainability plan. Learn to examine current program status to form a strategic plan to sustain critical program services.

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Police/Citizen Contact: 4 Principles to Improve Relationships
Webinar (recorded)

Define and review the philosophy of community oriented policing. Discuss the four procedural justice/fair and impartial policing principles used for building effective relationships between citizens and law enforcement. Uncover strategies, tactics, and behaviors to: demonstrate dignity and respect for all, provide everyone with a voice, maintain neutrality and transparency, and earn and keep trust with those you serve.

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Practical Tips When Encountering and Interviewing CSEC Victims
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Build upon your interview skills by gathering useful and practical tips to utilize during your first encounter and initial interview with victims. Learn about the importance of building rapport with victims. Examine victimology and the difference between domestic and international victims

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Prescription Drug Abuse: Safe Disposal
Webinar (recorded)

Our communities need a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. Learn how one tribal community implemented a successful prescription drug disposal program.

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Preventing Child Sexual Abuse within Child-serving Organizations
Webinar (recorded)

Learn how to recognize incidences of abuse and identify ways to keep children safe. Identify and discuss best practices and model programs for developing and administering prevention programs. Learn how to establish reporting protocols, address gray areas and potential liabilities, and establish a screening and staffing process.

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Prevention: Preparing for Parent and Community Events
Webinar (recorded)

Today’s youth have integrated the use of digital devices into their daily lives and utilize social media apps to communicate with the world around them. Technology integration that encourages social interaction and self-expression presents new opportunities for youth, while at the same time challenges parents and child advocates as we work together to keep youth healthy and safe. Join us, as we discuss effective planning for community outreach, consideration of topics covered, and available resources.

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Project STARFISH: Sex Trafficking Awareness for Schools
Webinar (recorded)

Join us to learn about a school-focused sex trafficking awareness website called Project Starfish. Review current awareness programs for school aged youth and details about the development and use of the website, http://projectstarfish.education/. Examples of sample policies for schools and tools for key members of school communities will be included.

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Promising Practices in Combating the Commercial Exploitation of Girls in Gangs
Webinar (recorded)

Get answers related to training, research and trends, federal and local responses, and best practices for developing prevention and intervention programs. Gather successful approaches used to build effective partnerships in responding to this issue and gain awareness of gang involvement in your own community.

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Promoting Your Prevention Activities
Webinar (recorded)

Effective community engagement is vital and benefits communities. Representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Justice (WI Internet Crimes Against Children) will describe various ways for child advocacy centers, multidisciplinary teams and others to stay engaged with community members and schools. These methods include; “train-the-trainer” programs, social media, non-governmental organization engagement and non-traditional efforts like the Protect Kids Online podcast and public service announcements.

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Prosecuting Sex Traffickers: Strategies for Witnesses in Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation Cases
Webinar (recorded)

During this webinar, you will learn how to prepare child sex trafficking cases for trial and how to effectively work with witnesses, including issues of delayed disclosure and complicity. Working with victims, witnesses, and accomplices requires an understanding of the recovery process and bridging gaps with people who have little trust for law enforcement or the prosecution process.

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Prosecuting Sex Traffickers: Trial Preparation
Webinar (recorded)

Trafficking cases require thorough case preparation of complex evidence. Analyzing potential charges early in the case allows for the collection of evidence and the consideration of what witnesses are required. Expert witnesses are necessary to help the jury understand both pimp subculture and victim issues. Anticipating defense strategies helps prosecutors stay focused on their case to achieve a successful prosecution. During the webinar, you will learn about preparing a case for trial, charging decisions, expert witnesses, and defense strategies.

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Prosecuting Sex Trafficking Cases
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Learn how prosecutors can work with law enforcement to investigate cases involving trafficking to gather the evidence necessary to make a successful case and prepare a case for trial. Address witness issues and the unexpected during prosecution. Develop a team approach to reach simultaneous goals of rescuing victims and prosecuting their offenders to the fullest extent. Discuss charging decisions, trial preparation, accomplice testimony, defense strategies, and witness preparation.

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Protecting Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about the common types of violence, risk factors for violence and the signs of possible victimization among children with disabilities. Gather examples on how to improve responses to effectively serve child victims with disabilities.

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Rapid Response in Missing and Abducted Children Cases
Webinar (recorded)

When a child goes missing, time is our enemy. As a first responder in a missing or abducted child, the steps taken initially can make all the difference in the safe recovering the child. Often times mistakes are made during the initial response.

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Reducing Recidivism: Improving Supervision Outcomes for FASD Probationers
Webinar (recorded)

Research suggests that as many as 60% of adolescents and adults with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) come into contact with the criminal justice system. FASD is a prenatal brain injury that can make understanding and complying with probation conditions difficult, putting this population at higher risk for recidivism. Learn effective supervision strategies to improve supervision outcomes, prevent crime, and reduce recidivism.

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Responding to Incidents Involving Children on the Autism Spectrum
Webinar (recorded)

Law enforcement has seen an increase in calls for service involving those who have Autism. The most common call for service is the "critically at risk" missing persons calls. However, there has been an increase in general calls for service as well. According to the CDC, in the last ten years, the prevalence of Autism has gone from 1 in 150 births to 1 in 68 births. During this webinar, we will review the current trends in reference to law enforcement and the Autism community. You will learn proven techniques to ensure positive and effective interactions with the Autism community as it relates to general calls for service, as well as calls for wandering and elopement.

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Restorative Justice / Restorative Practices Webinar Series
Webinar (recorded)

Learn more about restorative justice and practice pathways for your community during this three-part webinar series. Join us for the entire series starting in November. Part 1 covers foundational information, Part 2 discusses the structural framework and (Part 3 - March 6, 2018) explores the application of methods. Details of each session in the Learn More section.

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Restorative Justice / Restorative Practices Webinar Series
Webinar (recorded)

Learn more about restorative justice and practice pathways for your community during this three-part webinar series. Join us for the entire series starting in November. Part 1 covers foundational information, Part 2 discusses the structural framework and (Part 3 - March 6, 2018) explores the application of methods. Details of each session in the Learn More section.

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Restorative Justice / Restorative Practices Webinar Series
Webinar (recorded)

Learn more about restorative justice and practice pathways for your community during this three-part webinar series. Join us for the entire series starting in November. Part 1 covers foundational information, Part 2 discusses the structural framework and (Part 3 - March 6, 2018) explores the application of methods. Details of each session in the Learn More section.

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Risk Factors and Other Indicators of Technology Facilitated Child Sex Trafficking
Webinar (recorded)

Recognize the indicators and risk factors contributing to the victimization of youth by child sex traffickers. Discuss how technology facilitates child sex trafficking through recruitment and control of victims, and the marketing of children for commercial sexual exploitation. Learn about prevention through awareness and gather child protection tips.

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Seizing and Analyzing Mobile Devices
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Review cell phone and mobile device terms and concepts for understanding mobile device seizures and forensics

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Sex Trafficking in Hawaii
Webinar (recorded)

Examine the findings of a recently initiated series of studies on sex trafficking in Hawaii. During the webinar, you will learn about sex buyers, sex traffickers and victims of sex trafficking, as well as the findings of a sex buyer study. The initial findings from a series of interviews in Hawaii with sex trafficking victims and sex trafficking victim family members will also be shared.

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Sextortion Webinar Series
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Sextortion refers to the broad category of sexual exploitation in which abuse of power is the means of coercion and can be coupled with the threatened release of sexual images or information. Because the method of coercion is usually non-physical these cases are sometimes thought of as less egregious than cases with hands-on offenses. Join us for our 2 part webinar series to learn more about the impact on victims and how can we respond. Part 1 (Feb 14) and Part 2 (March 28)

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Sextortion Webinar Series
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Sextortion refers to the broad category of sexual exploitation in which abuse of power is the means of coercion and can be coupled with the threatened release of sexual images or information. Because the method of coercion is usually non-physical these cases are sometimes thought of as less egregious than cases with hands-on offenses. Join us for our 2 part webinar series to learn more about the impact on victims and how can we respond. Part 1 (Feb 14) and Part 2 (March 28)

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Social Media and Privacy Issues for Multidisciplinary Team Members
Webinar (recorded)

With the ever increasing use of social media, it is important to understand the issues related to disclosures of online postings during criminal proceedings and how it relates to employment. Learn about the dangers involving blurred lines between personal and professional use of social media, how to avoid professional embarrassment, discipline issues, and personal or family dangers because of online posts. Gather resources to assist in the development of agency policies for private and professional use, along with social media privacy tips.

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Strategies for Supporting Resilience and Healing in Victims of Child Maltreatment
Webinar (recorded)

Child maltreatment has a wide range of short and long-term effects on the individual, family, and community, however; professionals implementing trauma informed practices can help to mitigate these effects and promote resilience and healing. During the webinar, you will review the impact of trauma and focus on strategies to address the mental health needs of victims, including tips for coordinating care among agencies investigating and prosecuting child maltreatment. Specific therapeutic models for treating trauma in children and adolescents will also be discussed.

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Strategies for Supporting Resilience and Healing in Victims of Child Maltreatment
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Explore the wide range of effects child maltreatment has on the individual, family, and community. Learn how professionals implementing trauma-informed practices can help to mitigate these effects and promote resilience and healing. Learn new strategies to address the mental health needs of victims, including tips for coordinating care among agencies investigating and prosecuting child maltreatment.

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Suicide Prevention: Working with Your Community
Webinar (recorded)

Explore elements of a suicide prevention program. Identify best practices for a suicide prevention coalition.

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Supporting LGBT Youth Crime Victims
Webinar (recorded)

Explore how service programs and organizations can support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning young people experiencing violence and crime. Discuss developing culturally specific supports for LGBTQ youth, overcoming barriers to support (confidentiality and mandatory reporting issues), and cultivating compassionate and robust approaches to support all survivors of violence and crime.

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Supporting LGBT Youth in Sex Trades
Webinar (recorded)

Examine the experiences of lesbian, gay,bisexual, trans, queer, and questioning youth who exchange sex for money, clothing, and drugs, a place to stay, or other survival needs. Gain skills and the framework necessary to help support LGBT youth in the sex trades. Explore topics around youth self-determination, specific support for trans youth and boys in the sex trades, as well as harm reduction strategies.

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Supporting Victims with Complex Communication Needs
Webinar (recorded)

Discuss the prevalence of crime against victims with complex communication needs and how the criminal justice system can improve their support with these victims. Review the Validating Others' Intentional Communication Efforts (V.O. I. C.E) Protocol and its role among criminal justice practitioners.

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Talking to Children about Child Sexual Abuse
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about child sexual abuse (CSA) prevention, the history of CSA prevention programs, the objectives for teaching CSA prevention, what works and what doesn't, and how to talk to children about CSA

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Teaching Children About Consent
Webinar (recorded)

After considering the mixed messages and harmful messages children currently receive, this webinar will examine and define “consent” in the context of sexual assault prevention and sex education. Focus will be on the need to establish healthy boundaries, build healthy relationships, and promote human dignity. It is never too early for parents, educators and other professionals to teach children about consent in age-appropriate ways.

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Technology and Child Sex Trafficking
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Demonstrate how technology aids traffickers and facilitates child sex trafficking. Recognize methods to leverage technology to assist in recovering victims, corroborate cases, develop evidence and stay ahead of the traffickers.

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Telecommunications Best Practices for Missing and Abducted Children (TELMAC) (AMBER Alert)
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Learn telecommunications best practices for supporting swift and decisive responses in the critical, early stages of incidents involving missing and abducted children.

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TELMAC - Train the Trainer (AMBER Alert)
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Equip law enforcement and public safety telecommunications center supervisors and training coordinators with additional training and resources in this follow-up to the Telecommunications Best Practices for Missing and Abducted Children online course.

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Testifying as an Expert in CSEC Cases
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Uncover who might be able to use as an expert in a commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) cases. Understand when and how an expert can be used and how to prepare for trial. Testimony tips will also be discussed.

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The Dangers of Fentanyl: More Deadly Than Heroin
Webinar (recorded)

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid approved by the FDA for use as a painkiller and anesthetic. It works by binding to opioid receptors in the brain, but it does so faster- in smaller doses- than morphine or heroin. Fentanyl is about 50-100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times more potent than many forms of heroin. As a result, it can be dangerous and deadly if misused. During this webinar, you will learn about the effects of Fentanyl, dangers of confronting subjects using Fentanyl and synthetic opiates, current trends with Fentanyl, proper safety equipment, and importance of Naloxone/Narcan.

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The Impact of Social Media in Missing Children Cases
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about current trends in social media and the impact it can have on investigations involving missing and abducted children. Review information about social media platforms currently popular with young people and potential evidence which can be garnered through social media in missing child investigations. Consider potential problems and barriers in gathering evidence, and hear about a case in which a child was abducted and exploited using social media.

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The NCMEC Safeguard Program: A Model for Developing Your Resiliency Program
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | Webinar (recorded)

Discuss the steps necessary to support a healthy staff environment from the initial employment interview process, through training, employment, end of employment and post-employment follow-up. A combination of research and case examples support the presentation.

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The Role of SROs in Combating Commercial Sexual Exploitation
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about the prevalence of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC)and how it affects schools and students. Discuss the value of SROs in identifying and responding to CSEC and gather new strategies for prevention and response.

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The Role of the Coordinator
Webinar (recorded)

Examine an overview of the tribal justice systems planning process, the role of the project coordinator in that process, and your technical assistance team to support you.

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The Sexual Exploitation of Girls in Gangs
Webinar (recorded)

Examine the role of girls in gangs, risk factors of membership, and how sexual exploitation occurs and affects victims. Learn about the challenges to overcome and gather potential solutions to combat this problem.

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The Vulnerability of Homeless Youth
Webinar (recorded)

Define and identify solutions and agency responses for working with homeless youth. Identify national resources for law enforcement and the populations they serve.

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Tool Kit for Grant Management
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Develop skills and learn tools to effectively coordinate a grant funded program. Explore advisory board identification and facilitation, effective meetings, grant financial management, grant reporting, and compliance with grant deliverables.

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Tools to Examine IP Addresses
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Learn about the tools used to examine IP addresses and further a network investigation.

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Tracing IP Addresses
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Become familiar with the structure of the Internet, IP version 4 and 6 addresses, and the use of this information to further an investigation.

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Trauma-Informed Supervision - Part 1: What Is Trauma?
Webinar (recorded)

Learn about the basic definition of trauma and what it means to be trauma-informed. Examine how stress and trauma impact the brain and the primary areas of the brain involved with responses to stress. Learn about various types of trauma, i.e. inter-generational, childhood, and complex trauma, and what should be considered when working with Native American clients who have experienced trauma.

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Trauma-Informed Supervision - Part 2: The Long Reach of Inter-Generational Trauma
Webinar (recorded)

Gain a deeper understanding of who trauma impacts and how it presents itself from within the US population. Hear about intergenerational trauma and survival from Viktor Frankl, a World War II survivor who will share first-hand experiences with you. Learn how trauma and criminal behavior are connected.

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Trauma-Informed Supervision - Part 3: Interacting with Traumatized Clients
Webinar (recorded)

Gain knowledge and skills in interviewing trauma survivors, and identifying and responding to trauma-based behaviors. Discuss vicarious trauma and secondary trauma (compassion fatigue) and how it affects those in the helping profession. Learn some new self-care tips that can be used to avoid burn-out.

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Tribal Justice System Planning Process Online
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

Designed to guide a strategic planning team through three phases of onsite training sessions. this process serves as an excellent resource for creating a comprehensive community justice system strategic plan.

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Tribal Oriented Policing Strategies Online Training Program
Community Training Catalog | eLearning

The Tribal Oriented Policing Strategies Online Training Program fosters the use of organized problem-solving law enforcement and community teams to address key challenges, improve public safety, and enhance community quality of life. You will learn about the core principles of community policing, effective partnership building, and various initiatives as examples of success. Four modules make up the program and topics include positive ethics, communication, identifying key stakeholders, partnership building, and a six-step problem-solving model. Training modules can be taken individually or together in the recommended order shown.

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Tribal Outreach, Prevention, and Intervention Strategies
Webinar (recorded)

This webinar presents considerations and methods for conducting outreach, prevention, and intervention in tribal communities. There are several community safety topics that are addressed within tribal communities, however the messages are not always well-received. This webinar offered participants common outreach/prevention/intervention program failures surrounding child safety and how to enhance our approach. Participants also identified strategies to increase child safety messaging that include partnerships and technology.

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Tribal Remedies for Violation of Domestic Violence Protection Orders
Webinar (recorded)

The webinar serves to introduce participants to the federal laws and tribal remedies available to protect victims of domestic violence. Additionally , the session will include discussion regarding the safety needs of victims and how tribal court civil and criminal remedies (such as protection orders and criminal sanctions) are important to safeguarding victims. Finally the webinar will include important discussion regarding reparations for victims that should be considered by the tribal court for damages resulting from crimes or acts that have already occurred. Victim centeredness during the trial process will be emphasized.

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Understanding Cloud Computing
Criminal Justice Professionals Catalog | eLearning

Comparing Cloud vs. traditional crime scenes, understanding cloud computing terminology, identifying Cloud users and walking through a case study are activities covered in this course.

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Understanding Jurors Expectations for Those Prosecuting and Investigating Sexual Assault Cases
Webinar (recorded)

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Using Risk Mitigation Ecosystems in the Search for Missing Persons
Webinar (recorded)

The 12th annual Missing and Unidentified Persons Conference, titled “A Transnational Epidemic: The Search, Investigation, and Recovery of Missing and Unidentified Persons”, brings together law enforcement, first responders, search and rescue, and other public safety professionals to share resources and apply lessons learned to aid in the search, investigation, and recovery of missing and unidentified persons. During this webinar, you will see a sneak peek into one the many topics that will be covered at the 2019 conference, highlighting the work of conference partners, sponsors, and exhibitors. You will take a closer look at the application of innovative search technology used in the recovery of missing persons. Ubimodo joins us to share how to apply app technology to missing persons search techniques to safely and more rapidly locate lost persons.

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Using Technology and Media to Enhance Community Policing
Webinar (recorded)

Learn how agencies can best tell their story, whether it is building positive messages about the agency's work on an ongoing basis, conveying messages during a crisis, or providing information to the community during the continuity of operations following an incident. Establish a strong and effective social media strategy that can build trust and cooperation within the community being served.

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Utilizing Volunteers in Child Abduction Search Operations
Webinar (recorded)

Explore best practices for utilizing volunteers in the search efforts for missing children. Learn about considerations for when and how to integrate volunteers in the search, and how to manage volunteer efforts. Gather additional resources for training.

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What is my next question? Improving Question Frameworks in Child Interviews
Webinar (recorded)

Learn strategies for addressing both single-incident and multiple- incident accounts of abuse. Identify the different in event memory accounts and script memory accounts from children. Learn how to recognize when children sift from event to script memory during their narrative accounts of abuse.

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Women Who Molest Children
Webinar (recorded)

Discuss five distinct offender typologies for female child molesters. Examine cases and learn from in-depth interviews with eighteen women who have been convicted of molesting children.

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