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Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to Missing Children Incidents
Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to Missing Children Incidents
Classroom

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, initial supervisory, and investigative response. Gain best practices strategies for search and canvass implementation.

Overcoming Stigma In Reentry And Mental Health Disorders
Overcoming Stigma In Reentry And Mental Health Disorders
Webinar (Upcoming) | Jul 23, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CT

Examine racial bias and stigma related to substance use and mental health, including misconceptions that hinder treatment and support services. Explore potential solutions to advocate for reform to address systemic biases in the criminal justice system. Discuss the link between historical trauma and substance use and mental health disorders. Review the benefits of trauma informed care and culturally specific services

Following the Evidence in Child Abuse and Child Exploitation Cases
Following the Evidence in Child Abuse and Child Exploitation Cases
Live Online Instructor Led

Examine the importance of multidisciplinary team (MDT) case coordination and evidence corroboration in the investigation of child abuse cases. Various members of the Multidisciplinary Team, such as law enforcement, child protective services, and forensic interviewers may gather different or differing information. 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 child sexual abuse material (CSAM) in grooming and manipulation. Discuss a variety of technology that can be used by investigators.

Running From The Bear: Creating a Safer Space
Running From The Bear: Creating a Safer Space
Webinar (Upcoming) | Jul 24, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CT

This webinar will discuss how the stress response presents in children when trauma (specifically abuse/neglect) has occurred acutely or chronically. The goal of this presentation is to provide law enforcement, child protection workers, prosecutors, CAC professionals, and other professionals that work with youth with insight into effective ways that they can assist a child in reducing their stress response. This will support in preserving their mental health throughout the investigation process and prosecution. By doing this, the outcomes are better for both the investigation as well as long-term effects on the child. This webinar is unique as it will have case examples from multiple professional lenses.

Creating a Community Action Plan for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse
Creating a Community Action Plan for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse
Live Online Instructor Led

Join other child-serving professionals to create a plan of action for preventing child sexual abuse of youth in your care. Learn the signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse, mandated reporter and stakeholder responsibilities. Identify strengths and weaknesses of current prevention practices, and develop an action plan, using the Strategic Prevention Dashboard, for your organization. This course is open to all members of child serving organizations such as preschool, after-school care, summer camps, church groups, athletic associations or others responsible for the care of minors.

Introducing Externally Verifiable Information in the Forensic Interview
Introducing Externally Verifiable Information in the Forensic Interview
Webinar (Upcoming) | Jul 31, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CT

It is important for forensic interviewers to know the full extent of their options when transitioning to a topic of concern or focusing a child on information that is known outside of the forensic interview. This information, often called externally verifiable information, can be used in a legally defensible manner when interviewers assess and apply the information after critically thinking about its use. This presentation will offer some guidance on how to assess externally verifiable information. Research-based interview approaches will be discussed. Participants will do activities that enhance critical thinking.

Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise (CATE) in Indian Country- 4 Hours
Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise (CATE) in Indian Country- 4 Hours
Classroom

Test your community’s response in conducting an initial investigation, search and canvass activities for a missing or abducted child scenario occurring on tribal lands. Employ strategies and responses in mitigating and resolving the emergency. Participate in a multi-disciplinary, multi-jurisdictional tabletop exercise, to build cohesiveness with tribal, state, local and federal partners when responding to an emergency.

SBI: Cross-Border Abductions
SBI: Cross-Border Abductions
Classroom

Child abductions which cross the Mexico-U.S. border, in both directions, are complex crimes which require knowledge of the dynamics of these abductions and an understanding of the cultural and legal aspects. Explore current trends, capabilities of both countries, and investigative steps which are crucial to safely recovering children abducted across the border.

Child Abduction Response Team Training (CART)
Child Abduction Response Team Training (CART)
Classroom

Take steps toward implementing a successful CART by bringing together a team of experts whose knowledge, skills, and abilities will be beneficial in a child abduction case. Join us to learn how to develop a multidisciplinary CART for responding to endangered, missing, or abducted children. Hear about the impact a child abduction has on the family and learn the fundamentals of developing an effective responsive CART team. Examine incident command considerations, search and canvassing operations, CART activation, and resources to improve the response, investigation, search, and canvass activities associated with missing children investigations.

Search and Canvass Operations in Child Abductions
Search and Canvass Operations in Child Abductions
Classroom

Seconds count when a child is missing. Gain the critical skills needed to construct and manage effective search and canvass operations to recover the child. Recognize crucial cell phone and technology-related evidence which can help locate the child and track the abductor. Explore relevant legal issues associated with criminal cases against those who abduct and harm children. Participate in hands-on exercises designed to test your knowledge and application of the material and prepare you for your next missing child case.

 
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