August 9-10, 2018 | Schuylkill Haven, PA | Classroom
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 offender prosecution.
This 2-day training will focus on going beyond a child's word and seeking evidence to corroborate a child's statement. Various members of the multidisciplinary team, such as law enforcement, child protective services, and forensic interviewers may gather different or differing information. You will focus on evaluating evidentiary findings through crime scene images, interviews and case studies, and highlight the importance of working cooperatively with other disciplines for the benefit of child victims and the prosecution of offenders. For questions regarding this class, please contact: Liz French firstname.lastname@example.org 603-862-0337
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: * Describe the importance of minimizing bias and employing multiple hypotheses * List types of evidence and methods of collection * Define evidentiary keys of collected evidence * Explain the importance of case information sharing * Manage collected evidence
Penn State University Health and Wellness Conference room 201 200 University Drive Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
There is NO FEE to attend this training; however, pre-registration is required. The deadline to register is Friday, July 13, 2018. Registrations will still be accepted after this date based on your qualifications to attend and if seats are still available. Tuition, student materials, and instructional costs are provided by the Missing and Exploited Children Training & Technical Assistance Program. Approval to attend this training is subject to the approval of the host agency as well as your qualifications submitted on your registration.