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Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise - 4 Hrs
Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise - 4 Hrs
Classroom

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

Child Sex Trafficking: Prevalence and Path
Child Sex Trafficking: Prevalence and Path
Webinar (Upcoming) | Jun 25, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CT

Comprehend the prevalence of CST and examine its hidden in plain sight nature. Identify risk factors which lead children to become CST victims. Explore the methods traffickers use to lure children and their business model with which they sell them. Compare proactive responses to reactive responses by the system.

Missing Children and our Mexican Border
Missing Children and our Mexican Border
Webinar (Upcoming) | Jun 27, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CT

Our Mexican border sees children crossing into the U.S. from Mexico, and children taken from the U.S. into Mexico. Explore the dynamics of how and why children are taken across the border, in both directions. Recognize current crime trends identified by subject matter experts from border jurisdictions. Identify investigative techniques and partnerships described by those experts as being crucial when a cross-border abduction occurs. Examine a case study of a cross-border abduction and identify takeaways and lessons learned.

Crime Scene Response in Child Abduction Cases (CSR CAC)
Crime Scene Response in Child Abduction Cases (CSR CAC)
Live Online Instructor Led

Discover methods and techniques for processing the crime scene of a child abduction. Identify procedures to properly document, collect, and process vital evidence when time is of the essence. Recognize the impact of the environment, proper scene acquisition and etiquette, proper supervision, and courtroom testimony on your case. Develop skill sets which can lead to the recovery of an abducted child and the criminal conviction of the abductor.

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.

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.

Investigative Strategies for Child Abduction Cases
Investigative Strategies for Child Abduction Cases
Classroom / Live Online Instructor Led

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.

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.

A CPS Perspective: Missing and Trafficked, Detecting Child Sex Trafficking with No Disclosure
A CPS Perspective: Missing and Trafficked, Detecting Child Sex Trafficking with No Disclosure
Webinar (Exclusive Content) | Recorded on Jun 7, 2023

Child Protective Services (CPS) case workers encounter child sex trafficking victims during and following missing events in which extensive exploitation is occurring or has occurred. Examine when CPS has jurisdiction and a duty to investigate trafficking cases, along with why and how children go missing from care. Identify vulnerabilities and recognize factors which indicate sex trafficking. Often these recovered missing or abducted children do not disclose their exploitation when recovered or encountered by CPS. Analyze the bond the victim has with the trafficker and discover why disclosing is difficult for children. Identify approaches to protect children when you suspect trafficking but have no disclosure from the victim. Lastly, develop opportunities to collaborate with law enforcement and other professionals to identify and support CST victims.

Advocacy for Child Sex Trafficking (CST) Victims – Serving the Vulnerable
Advocacy for Child Sex Trafficking (CST) Victims – Serving the Vulnerable
Webinar (Watch Now) | Recorded on Feb 22, 2024

Child Sex Trafficking victims are a population of missing children that are in desperate need of system-based advocacy. Hear from CST advocacy experts who provide services to CST victims. One is a Law Enforcement based advocate who works alongside law enforcement and can also provide an NGO perspective; the second is a Child Protection Services supervisor with a strong background in fostering advocacy from within the Child Protection system. Listen to their hands-on experiences with CST victims and their promising practices for providing much needed services to these vulnerable victims.

 
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