April 23-26, 2019 | New Orleans, LA
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.
Registration Deadline: February 26, 2019. This 3.5 day team-based training will guide existing Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT) to improve their response to Child Sex Trafficking (CST) and assist those seeking to establish a formal MDT in their communities to effectively respond to CST cases. Subject matter experts will work with teams to identify gaps and develop short and long-term response plans. Prerequisite: Attendance at a course such as System Response to High Risk Victims-Child Sex Trafficking (HRV CST) or Investigative Strategies in Child Abduction Cases (ISCAC), or have a working knowledge of child sex trafficking.
Upon completion of this training, you will be able: * Differentiate between responses to traditional child abuse and CST cases * Utilize the components of an effective MDT for CST * Recognize and locate youth at risk victimization * Create a plan that encompasses strengths, challenges and a direction for your MDT response to CST
* Law Enforcement * Prosecutors * Social Workers * Tribes/Tribal Partners * Victim Service Providers
There is NO FEE to attend this training. Tuition, student materials, and instructional costs are provided by the Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance Program. Additionally, the cost of lodging for non-federal attendees will also be covered. Lodging arrangements will be made by MEC Training and TA. Attendees will be responsible for their own travel, food, parking and ancillary expenses associated with attending this training.