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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".View Catalog Regarding 10 Myths of Sexual Assault
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!Watch Now Regarding A Case Study: "We Got Taylor" The story of an abused 3-year-old boy
Interviewing non-offending caregivers and suspects will be the focus of this module. Content includes interview locations, custody versus non-custody situations, timeline for interviews, and the art of interrogation.View Catalog Regarding Adult Interview and Interrogation
Learn the signs of neglect, physical, and sexual child abuse to identify a child victim and understand your responsibility as a mandated reporter. Awareness of these signs is a critical step to protecting our children and help educate others. We all have a responsibility to protect children.View Catalog Regarding Child Abuse: The KNOW & TELL Program
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.Watch Now Regarding Child Protector App: An Investigative and Educational Tool
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.Watch Now Regarding Child Sexual Abuse Victims: How to Recognize the Signs and How to Help
This webinar is brought to you by this Missing and Exploited Children Program.Watch Now Regarding Helping Child Victims Testify
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.View Catalog Regarding I Take It Back: When a Child Recants Allegations of Sexual Abuse
The child interviewing field recommends an initial “rapport” phase, the use of narrative questions, and obtaining narrative accounts upon disclosure of abuse. However, there is relatively little guidance how to properly establish “rapport”, or how to organize questioning after a child discloses abuse. During this webinar, you will learn practical strategies to improve the clarity, accuracy, and level of detail in children’s’ reports.Watch Now Regarding Improving Question Frameworks in Child Interviews
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.View Catalog Regarding Legal Considerations in Child Abuse Cases
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.Watch Now Regarding Maximizing Corroboration in the Forensic Interview
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.View Catalog Regarding Medical Diagnosis of Abuse
Build and develop a broader understanding of children with disabilities as well as new strategies for effective interviewing and communicating. Display and Discover how crucial the multi-disciplinary team approach is, specifically those interviewing children. When allegations/concerns of abuse are reported and a child is interviewed, it is important for service providers to recognize the child’s background, perspective as well as their spectrum of intellectual and developmental disabilities.Watch Now Regarding Part 1: Interviewing Children with Disabilities
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.View Catalog Regarding Part 1: The Five B’s of Child Physical Abuse: Bruises, Burns, Bones, Bellies, and Brains
Describe and encourage forensic interviewers to consider new strategies in interviewing children. Review strategies displaying children of all ages with a person-centered, person-first approach including information on interviewing children with disabilities.Watch Now Regarding Part 2: Child Interviewing Strategies
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.View Catalog Regarding Part 2: The Five B’s of Child Physical Abuse: Bruises, Burns, Bones, Bellies, and Brains
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.Watch Now Regarding Preventing Child Sexual Abuse within Child-serving Organizations
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.Watch Now Regarding Prevention: Preparing for Parent and Community Events
Enhance and build knowledge regarding the use of and development of safety plans for victims of child abuse including physical, emotional and sexual abuse as well as neglect. Provide disciplines within multi-disciplinary teams to develop plans to help attend to the safety of children who have been subjected to abuse and neglect. Identify the key elements to consider when contemplating or developing a safety plan. Recognize what it means to make a safety plan, who can make a safety plan, be a part of the safety plan, and what, if any, documentation do I need when putting a safety plan in place.Watch Now Regarding Safety Planning for Victims of Child Abuse
Child maltreatment has a wide range of effects on the individual, family, and community, however; professionals implementing trauma-informed practices can help to mitigate these effects and promote resilience and healing. This course will provide strategies to address the mental health needs of victims, including tips for coordinating care among agencies investigating and prosecuting child maltreatment.View Catalog Regarding Strategies for Supporting Resilience and Healing in Victims of Child Maltreatment
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.Watch Now Regarding Strategies for Supporting Resilience and Healing in Victims of Child Maltreatment
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 CSAWatch Now Regarding Talking to Children about Child Sexual Abuse
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.Watch Now Regarding Teaching Children About Consent
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.Watch Now Regarding The NCMEC Safeguard Program: A Model for Developing Your Resiliency Program
This webinar is brought to you by the Missing and Exploited Children Program.Watch Now Regarding Understanding Jurors Expectations for Those Prosecuting and Investigating Sexual Assault Cases
Enhance and build knowledge regarding the proper recognition, handling and preservation of evidence. Provide disciplines within the multidisciplinary teams to build stronger cases structured around the recognition, handling and preservation of evidence. Assist members, such as CPS staff, to hear how to handle evidence when Law Enforcement is not involved. Hear the “do’s” and “do not’s” of handling evidence, chain of custody, how to properly store evidence and the importance of documentation. Recognize the importance of courtroom testimony.Watch Now Regarding What Do You Do with Evidence?
Child interviewers’ range in experience from seasoned veterans to brand new interviewers. Along with peer review, it is critical that more experienced interviewers transfer knowledge to assist newer interviewers entering the field. During the webinar, new and less experienced interviewers will gain practical knowledge on topics ranging from child interviews to navigating a challenging profession, while experienced interviewers will learn more about guiding their newer peers.Watch Now Regarding What Every New Child Abuse Interviewer Should Know and How Experienced Interviewers Can Help Them
How to present evidence to children during a child forensic interview done in both a legal and ethical way will be examined. Learn the process of presenting evidence from the point of view of being able to defend the practice.Watch Now Regarding What Prosecutors Need to Know about Forensic Interviewers Presenting Evidence during Forensic Interviews
Findings from in-depth interviews with eighteen women who had been convicted of molesting children will be discussed. Receive updated information on these women to include cases from across the nation as well as data from other recently published material on this topic. Chief Carson will discuss his five distinct offender typologies for female child molesters that were first published in 2006.View Catalog Regarding Women Who Molest Children: Offender Typologies
Studies show that our population with intellectual disabilities suffer abuse at a rate much greater than those without intellectual disabilities. These especially vulnerable victims are in need of a multidisciplinary team (MDT) familiar with their specific needs and abilities. During this webinar, we will look at those studies and use two case studies that highlight the differing needs and abilities of these particular victims. You will also learn about investigating and prosecuting cases involving this population of victims and using expert witnesses to present these cases to a jury.View Catalog Regarding Working with Victims with Intellectual Disabilities- A Case Study