Develop policies and programs that protect children from threats including abduction, exploitation, trafficking, and technology facilitated crime. Explore victimization of Native American and Alaska Native children. Learn best practices for child protection programs. Gain access to state, federal, and local resources and obtain knowledge of planning and program oversight.
Topics will include an overview of the extent of victimization of Native American and Alaskan Native Children, policy development, best practices for child protection programs, accessing state, federal and local resources, planning and program oversight as well as cultural considerations relevant to community programs. Case studies will be used to exemplify the course content and participants will have the opportunity to improve their AMBER Alert/child recovery plan through guided facilitation during this 2-day training program.