Develop a multidisciplinary approach for responding to a missing or abducted child incidents. Learn how relationships across disciplines and jurisdictions can greatly improve the team’s ability to be successful in the recovery of a missing or abducted child.
Team composition is critical to a CART’s implementation and long-term success. Commitment from the Chief Executive Officer(s) CEO(s) is required before a team will be reviewed and accepted for placement in CART training. Each jurisdiction is different in its approach to responding to missing and abducted children. Some jurisdictions have more resources than others; however, the following disciplines are suggested for a working team. Representatives from: law enforcement; legal agencies; probation and parole; communications; victim advocates; social service agencies; emergency management personnel to include fire/rescue and search and recovery units; school resource officers; and other key stakeholders that the CART Coordinator and CEO(s) identify as necessary to a CART’s overall ability to be successful in the recovery of a missing or abducted child. This is 3.5 day training program.