Attend this unique conference to gain the latest knowledge and skills you need to serve victims of crime. Learn about innovative victim assistance programs and gain resources for enhancing the services you provide using a multidisciplinary approach. Choose from a wide variety of workshops conducted by knowledgeable experts addressing some of today’s most critical topics and issues facing victims of crime and service providers.
Examine case studies based on the experiences of a homicide detective and forensic pathologist. Identify key scene findings and correlate these findings to the autopsy results. Analyze communication methods between the investigating agencies and the medical examiner’s office. Gain understanding of how unique features of a case can affect the direction of the investigation. Discuss the ultimate resolution of each case examined and lessons learned.
Improve investigative techniques and efforts on long-term missing and cold case investigations. Learn from case studies, interactive case discussions, and specific techniques to improve the skill and capacities of law enforcement personnel assigned to long-term missing cases. Learn investigative and prosecutorial strategies for the investigator.
The Wisconsin Victim Assistance Academy provide victim advocates, counselors, attorneys, and law enforcement with basic knowledge, skills, and legal approaches for best serving victims of crime. Gain insights into victims’ rights as well as the trauma that victims are experiencing.
Explore strategies for conducting death investigations that occur from several origins. Learn how to evaluate the crime scene, conduct effective interviews and interrogations, develop case leads, utilize investigative resources (crime laboratories, medical examiners), and comprehend medical autopsies.
Themed "A Transnational Epidemic: The Search, Investigation, and Recovery of Missing Unidentified Persons", the 2019 conference will highlight effective and collaborative strategies for search and rescue, death and forensic investigations, crime scene analysis, serial homicide and cold case investigations, responding to mass casualty events, and the recovery of unidentified remains.
Discover the threats that Native American children face when they are runaways, throwaways, disenfranchised or involved in activities that put them at greater risk of victimization. Develop a community-based response to protect children in tribal communities.
Recognize the signs of physical, emotional and financial elder abuse when conducting home visits or during interactions with probationers. Explore the mandatory federal and tribal reporting process, as well as common barriers to reporting. Examine supervision strategies and conditions of probation or probation and parole release for elder abusing offenders. Discuss reentry issues and safe reintegration of offenders back into the tribal community. Develop a tool to assist you with communicating with elders while conducting future in-home visits with probationers.
The 2019 12th annual conference will focus on missing persons reports resulting from mass casualty and multiple victim incidents. Conference presentations will highlight effective strategies for search and rescue, death and forensic investigations, serial and cold case investigations, responding to mass casualty events, and the recovery of unidentified remains. The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College (NCJTC) has partnered with the National Association for Search And Rescue (NASAR) to continue its tradition of offering dynamic speakers who provide broad knowledge and expertise to the program.
Explore how historical trauma impacts suicide in tribal communities. Determine how to reduce suicide risk by eliminating any one element of the Deadly Triad: alcohol, firearms, and distress. Apply the QPR method, an evidence-based life saving technique.