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Vicarious Trauma in Tribal Organizations
Vicarious Trauma in Tribal Organizations
Webinar (Upcoming) | Nov 30, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CST

This webinar will provide participants with basic knowledge about vicarious trauma within a tribal context and the impact on service providers’ health and well-being. The webinar will also explore how tribal programs and leadership can use the OVC Vicarious Trauma Toolkit to create more trauma informed, healthier work environments, a particularly important goal given existing challenges and stress imposed by the global pandemic.

Psychology of School Threat Assessments
Psychology of School Threat Assessments
Live Online Instructor Led

Examine the psychological and behavioral aspects of threat assessment and management. Gain understanding in normal versus abnormal child and adolescent behaviors, identifying red-flags, why threats are made, and how threats can be managed along a pathway toward violence (both short and long-term) to ensure personnel safety. Review common problems in school threat assessment and propose solutions. Learn multidisciplinary threat assessment and management strategies and explore empirically based youth-violence risk and protective factors. Review assessment tools for use in the school system. Participate in simulated threat assessments and management with followup discussion (hotwash).

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. 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..

Community Response to High Risk Missing and Sex Trafficking Victims
Community Response to High Risk Missing and Sex Trafficking Victims
Live Online Instructor Led

Gather information on how to construct a collaborative Community Action Team to serve high-risk missing and child sex trafficking victims. Explore how a missing child’s path to becoming a sex trafficking victim intersects with the child protection, law enforcement and juvenile justice systems. Identify opportunities within those systems for prevention and engagement. Explore and practice building an action team; developing victim recovery tools and interviewing approaches for victims. Examine the complex, layered exploitation these victims endure and how the trafficker and buyer capitalize on this victimization. Discover how the traffickers recruit, groom and maintain control of their victims and what motivates the buyer to purchase a child.

Reimagining Policing: Where Do We Go From Here? (Part 3 of 3)
Reimagining Policing: Where Do We Go From Here? (Part 3 of 3)
Webinar (Upcoming) | Dec 9, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CST

Join us for a series of webinars that will provide insight and strategies to effectively rethink how police agencies operate and connect with the community. Three distinct areas will be considered for developing an inclusive and engaged community police department. This webinar series is designed for police executives and officers, government leaders, community members, and those who are committed to supporting effective policing strategies for their communities. Part 3 of our 3-part series discusses how police agencies are integral parts of the community. Developing strategies for long-term trust and partnerships are critical for the future of police legitimacy and positive community relationships. During the webinar, you will examine the steps each police agency can take today to engage community members in shaping the future of community-focused policing.

Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking (MDT to CST) Online
Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking (MDT to CST) Online
Live Online Instructor Led

Improve multidisciplinary team (MDT) responses to child sex trafficking (CST) 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.

Ask the Expert Series: What Does it Mean to be Victim-Centered?
Ask the Expert Series: What Does it Mean to be Victim-Centered?
Webinar (Upcoming) | Dec 15, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST

Join us to gain an introduction to victim/survivor centered approaches, a summary of promising practices, and challenges and opportunities to be more victim/survivor centered. 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

Child Abuse: From Suspicion to Disclosure
Child Abuse: From Suspicion to Disclosure
Live Online Instructor Led

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.

What Are They Running From? Youth Trauma and Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences
What Are They Running From? Youth Trauma and Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences
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.

Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise - 4 Hrs
Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise - 4 Hrs
Live Online Instructor Led

Test the organization’s response in conducting an initial investigation into searching for a missing or abducted child using the Incident Command System (ICS). Employ strategies and responses in mitigating and resolving the emergency. Participate in a multidisciplinary tabletop exercise, developed by the Department of Homeland Security, to build cohesiveness within the investigative team when responding to an emergency.

 
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