Understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving missing and abducted children. Determine scope and scale issues and how to manage a missing or abducted child case. Explore crime scene evidence collection and processing, profiling suspects and legal issues, including search warrants and interrogation related to a missing or abducted child.
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.
Gather information on how to engage and construct a collaborative response to at-risk missing and high-risk endangered missing children. Explore how a missing child’s path to becoming a victim of exploitation intersects with the child protection, law enforcement and juvenile justice systems and acts as a risk factor to abductions. Identify opportunities within those systems for prevention and engagement. Examine the complex, layered exploitation these victims endure and how exploiters capitalize on this victimization.
The opioid crisis and the flood of other drugs has reached epidemic proportion in many of our communities. Learn more about this national challenge and other emerging drug trends such as Fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, synthetic cannabinoids, and other chemicals. Explore the issues associated with the legalization of marijuana in many states and vaping, Butane hash oil, and cannabis edibles. Discuss the challenges these “new drug delivery systems” have caused many states. Consider how particular drugs are designed and why the designs of these drugs are so popular. Gain an understanding of the stages of use, addiction, withdrawal symptoms, and the health and life-threatening dangers posed from the use of drugs. Discuss common delivery systems and observe examples of emerging drugs in various forms. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of drug usage, as well as how Naloxone/Narcan works in cases of opioid overdoses.
Take steps toward implementing a successful law enforcement led Child Abduction Response Team (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 Child Abduction Response Team (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.
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 child sexual abuse material (CSAM).
It is a known fact that our Native communities suffer from high rates of fatherlessness. One of the contributing factors to fatherlessness is addiction. In this presentation, we will discuss strategies for working with fathers who suffer from addiction and how fatherhood programming can provide support in their journey to recovery.
Join other probation and corrections professionals to build foundational skills through this comprehensive and interactive virtual training academy. Community based corrections is the most significant criminal justice response to crime. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics site, over 70% of all offenders are placed on community based corrections and over 95% of all offenders will be released back into the community. Over the course of 18 weeks, you will examine traditional, evidence-based, victim-centered and trauma-informed approaches to community supervision. Course work is designed to support application techniques and case management concepts in the development of core supervisory skills to improve overall outcomes for victims/survivors, communities and offenders.
Learn current cell phone related strategies and techniques for any type of investigation. Explore and apply current practices for working with different cellular network providers, completing technology-focused search warrants, analyzing cellular provider call data, associating reported data to the investigation and effective case reporting strategies.
Discover proven investigative strategies and acquire the requisite skills to investigate and manage unresolved homicides and long-term missing children and adult cases in Indian Country. Explore the roles and responsibilities of an unresolved case team when working these investigations. Gain insight into the dynamics of violent crime investigations, missing persons, homicides, and no-body homicide investigations. Understand how to identify services and resources in support of unresolved investigations. Best practices and lessons learned will be illustrated from a case study derived from a collection of real-world examples. This course is consistent with Best Practice recommendations published by the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice.