September 23-24, 2020 | Bastrop, TX | Classroom
Examine corroboration techniques along with common legal issues which arise during investigations. Develop proactive measures to uncover trafficking in your community. Acquire information regarding the neurobiological impact of trauma on both the victim, and in a secondary form, on the investigator. Learn about trauma bonds, their formation and how the trafficker maintains the bond. Hear from a survivor who recounts a harrowing journey of abuse through the crime of sex trafficking as well as the system, learn how they made it out
***The deadline to register is August 19, 2020.*** Explore the crime of child sex trafficking investigations and learn best practices in developing solid cases against traffickers and buyers. Learn how the sex trafficking victim presents differently than the child abuse victim. Examine the suspect interview and explore an integrity-based framework which ensures reliable confessions.
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: * Recognize best approaches to all aspects of child sex trafficking investigations; interviews, corroboration, technology trends, and proactive operations * Understand the victim’s path to victimization and how the trafficker exploits and controls through trauma bonding * Examine the current legal issues and common defenses which arise in child sex trafficking investigations
This training is for: * Law enforcement investigators/uniformed officers * Human trafficking task force members * Tribal partners * Social Service workers/providers * Prosecutors * NPO/NGOs direct service providers * Medical community members * Educational community members
Bastrop Convention Center 1408 Chestnut Street Bastrop, TX 78602
There is NO FEE to attend this training; however, pre-registration is required. The deadline to register is August 19, 2020. 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 AMBER Alert Training & Technical Assistance Program. Class Number: 22976 Approval to attend this training is subject to the approval of the host agency as well as your qualifications submitted on your registration.