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).
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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).
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 strategies for search and canvass implementation.
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.
Discover the relationship between self-care and organizational resilience. Organizational resiliency promotes an inclusive work environment, strengthens employee retention, and improves workplace satisfaction. Gain strategies to understand, assess and support work culture and morale. Explore how ethical leadership influences a resilient culture and how a focus on self-care impacts organizational effectiveness.