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Strengthening Child Abuse and Exploitation Cases with Statement Evidence
Strengthening Child Abuse and Exploitation Cases with Statement Evidence
Classroom

Learn the tools and strategies for enhancing communication skills to maximize the information that is obtained from individuals during child abuse and exploitation investigations to improve case outcomes. These interviews could be with non-offending spouses, caregivers or other family members or friends. This skills based training is designed to put an emphasis on being “victim-centered” while also being trauma-informed.

Conducting Child Abuse Investigations
Conducting Child Abuse Investigations
Classroom

Gather up-to-date information for the investigation and prosecution of all types of child abuse cases utilizing a multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach. Learn about medical evidence, interviewing child victims/witnesses and adult suspects/witnesses, along with legal issues involved in the investigation and prosecution of child physical and sexual abuse cases. Discuss trends in offenders’ use of technology, the use of child sexual abuse material (CSAM), and sextortion. Learn law enforcement investigative techniques that capitalize on new technology.

What Are They Running From? Youth Trauma and Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences
What Are They Running From? Youth Trauma and Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences
Classroom / Live Online Instructor Led

Discuss why juveniles runaway and dangers that apply to youth during this time-frame. Explore strategies for interrupting chronic runaway behavior, while providing a tool to help assess and document runaway reasons, behaviors, and intervention options. Consider trauma that can occur during these runaway events and approaching youth during traumatic events.

Conducting Unexplained Child Death Investigations
Conducting Unexplained Child Death Investigations
Classroom

Learn how to utilize the evidence to support the proper conclusion in cases involving the death of a child. Discuss possible causes of death and gain best practices and tips including various investigative steps for first responders to evidence collection, witness and suspect interviews, and medical examination, and legal issues for prosecution. Assumptions about the cause and manner of this death must be avoided, and this training will focus on utilizing the evidence to support the proper conclusion. New and experienced law enforcement, CPS, prosecutors and other child serving professionals will learn up-to-date practices and tips for the investigation of unexplained child deaths.

10 Myths of Sexual Assault
10 Myths of Sexual Assault
Webinar (Watch Now) | Duration: 0h 57m | Recorded on May 17, 2017

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".

A Case Study: "We Got Taylor" The story of an abused 3-year-old boy
A Case Study: "We Got Taylor" The story of an abused 3-year-old boy
Webinar (Watch Now) | Duration: 1h 15m | Recorded on Jun 21, 2017

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!

Addressing Delayed Disclosure
Addressing Delayed Disclosure
Webinar (Exclusive Content) | Recorded on Mar 9, 2022

Delays in disclosure can present far-reaching challenges that impact the investigations and successful prosecution of child predators. Learn the ways in which the forensic interview can be used to maximize information and disclosure context from youth who have delayed waiting to tell.

Child Abuse: From Suspicion to Disclosure
Child Abuse: From Suspicion to Disclosure
Classroom

Learn the best approach with children who are alleged victims of child abuse in the initial phases of a case, after a concern has been identified. Develop the skills and techniques necessary to engage a child in such a way as to minimize suggestibility but still provide support, beyond what is taught in a First Responder Training. Review best practices in identification of a concern and learn to engage these children in a way that maximizes positive case outcomes and minimizes potential behaviors that can hurt cases.

Child Abuse: The KNOW & TELL® Program
Child Abuse: The KNOW & TELL® Program
Self-Paced

Learn the signs of neglect, physical and sexual child abuse in an effort to gain a better understanding of how to identify victims. KNOW & TELL is a public responsibility movement, to educate all adults to KNOW the signs of abuse and TELL responsible authorities when they recognize them. Awareness of these signs is a critical step to protecting our children and helping to educate others. We all have a responsibility to protect children.

Child Abuse: The KNOW & TELL® Program for Healthcare Providers
Child Abuse: The KNOW & TELL® Program for Healthcare Providers
Self-Paced

(THIS COURSE IS FOR CERTIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ONLY) Learn the signs of neglect, physical, and sexual child abuse to identify a child victim and understand your responsibility as a healthcare professional and mandated reporter. Awareness of these signs is a critical step to protecting our children. We all have a responsibility to protect children. KNOW & TELL® is a public responsibility movement to educate all New Hampshire adults to KNOW the signs of abuse and TELL responsible authorities when they recognize them. Individuals living outside of the State of New Hampshire are welcome to participate in this training but should inquire with their own state as to reporting procedures and requirements.

 
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