Today when a child or adult goes missing, there are many digital avenues of follow-up that are necessary in a timely recovery. During this webinar, we will address follow-up items that are often time sensitive and crucial if the case becomes a long-term investigation. Learn how to follow-up on Internet activity, social media accounts, device usage, application data, important “usage” on cell phones or tablets and more.
Join us for an intensive training focused on understanding and building relationships between the forensic pathologist, homicide investigator, and prosecutor in successfully investigating and prosecuting child homicide cases. Learn autopsy protocols, forensic essentials, and the criticality of determining the cause and manner of death. Understand the unique aspects of investigating a child homicide including interviewing and interrogation, suspect pool development and the role and importance of the prosecutor in gaining appropriate convictions.
In the initial response to endangered missing or child abduction incidents, accurate and timely situational assessments, and immediate resource deployment are critical. During this training, first responders will gain knowledge of the investigative activities that occur during an endangered missing or child abduction investigation, and how their actions influence the short- and long-term response of law enforcement. Learn the impact the missing and/or abducted child incident has on the family and how this can impact your response.Examine the critical and necessary first steps for first responders and gain best practices and strategies for search and canvass implementation.
Improve multidisciplinary team (MDT) responses to child sex trafficking cases. Gather information about improving or establishing a formal MDT in your community. Identify gaps and develop short and long- term response plans with the help of subject matter experts.
Join us to define trauma informed care approaches, develop skills to best recognize and effectively address trauma, and discuss promising practices. Each 60 minute session features a brief overview presentation followed by an opportunity to engage in an in-depth facilitated discussion and question and answer (Q&A) session with subject matter experts, practitioners in the field, and other attendees. Your participation is encouraged and additional questions will be taken during this live session. Prior to the session, we will gather feedback from you about what you would like to learn about the topic from the experts.
Enhance your agency’s AMBER Alert activations by utilizing new strategies. Examine training requirements and procedures for activating an AMBER Alert and hear an in-depth review of current best practices, trends, analytics, and successful AMBER Alert programs. Explore current abduction trends, laws related to mandatory notifications, statistics, and resources available during an activation.
Learn techniques and strategies to enhance the likelihood of obtaining information from possible victims of child sex trafficking. Compare and contrast typical child sexual abuse cases with child sex trafficking (CST) cases and address the different points of entry into the criminal justice and welfare system for CST victims. Understand various disciplines' roles and responsibilities and how they can contribute to a positive outcome of the CST case. Examine question strategy, interview dynamics, language use, and interview suggestions. Discuss the business model of child sex trafficking as it relates to a variety of crimes, including the use of sexually explicit images of minors (child pornography).
Examine the importance of multidisciplinary team (MDT) case coordination and evidence corroboration in the investigation of child abuse cases. Learn how to evaluate evidentiary findings through crime scene images, interviews and case studies. Understand multidisciplinary team members' roles and responsibilities for protecting child victims and prosecuting offenders. Focus on offenders’ use of technology, including the use of sexually explicit images of minors (child pornography) in grooming and manipulation. Discuss a variety of technology that can be used by investigators..
One in every 54 individuals has a diagnosis of autism, which encompasses a variety of signs, strengths, and safety concerns. During this webinar, you will learn the basics of autism signs, statistics, and common characteristics of those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Appreciate the unique strengths, sensitivities, similarities we all share, and looking beyond the label. Review an in-depth look at some of the primary safety concerns in individuals with autism, and strategies for prevention and response.
According to the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention, a domestic violence victim who is strangled is 750% more likely to be a victim of domestic violence homicide than any other domestic violence victim. An individual who commits a domestic violence strangulation is more likely to be involved in a police involved shooting. During this webinar, you will learn about the development and implementation of a strangulation protocol from the 911 call through the prosecution. Review the questions that should be asked by 911 operators and the first officers on scene. Examine what the investigators should look/listen for and the use of forensic nurses for strangulation exams. Learn how the evidence can be presented at trial.