Explore successful examples of tribal youth police and criminal justice explorer programs and the related positive outcomes including, but not limited to: leadership skill development, rise in self-esteem and confidence, and formal interest in pursuing tribal law enforcement or related criminal justice career paths. Discuss multidisciplinary and community policing partnerships that helped lead to program success, as well as additional youth engagement strategies.
Explore strategies to enhance collaboration between law enforcement agencies and the community to reduce crime and improve community quality of life. Practice working in organized problem solving teams to develop an action plan using community policing principles to address specific public safety threats in your community.
Examine common issues faced by law enforcement and service providers when encountering a person in crisis. Review methods to prevent or intervene in a crisis situation in which mental illness is a factor, including de-escalation and communication techniques. Identify presenting symptoms of various types of mental health disorders. Explore intervention strategies and methods for assessing the presence of suicidal intention. Discuss the lifelong impact that trauma has on individuals such as veterans, children, domestic violence survivors, and individuals impacted by historical trauma.
Hear from current tribal law enforcement practitioners about successful strategies they have used in recruiting and retaining tribal officers including advertising of positions, recruitment practices, benefits, community partnerships, and more.
Understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving child sex trafficking and exploitation in Tribal communities. Explore the dynamics of trafficking and exploitation from a family perspective and the continued threat to children in the community. Learn innovative strategies for an effective response. Improve skills to conduct effective victim-centered interviews to identify victimization and enable the successful prosecution of offenders.
Identify guidelines for sex offender registration and notification in efforts to protect communities from convicted sex offenders through implementation. Receive a comprehensive overview of the minimum standards required for sex offender registration and notification in the United States as a result of Title 1 of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (Public law 109-248)
Examine community violence types, warning signs, and root causes. Develop a community threat assessment team and explore prevention resources. Examine how schools and youth provide a foundation for resilience, prevention, and violence reduction. Identify community, justice, and culture-based solutions and create an action plan tailored to your community violence prevention needs.
Join first responders, community members, and child protection officials for this eight-hour workshop to combat trafficking and exploitation of minors. During this workshop, you will learn the dynamics of trafficking and participate in a focus group discussion on the efforts to identify, prevent, and respond to human trafficking, as well as the special considerations related to the abduction, trafficking, and exploitation of Native women and children. The workshop will conclude with a survivor’s perspective to the community’s response to protect our children.
Work together in teams to review, evaluate, and develop a comprehensive security plan along with an implementation timeline. Explore effective strategies to strengthen your courthouse security and maintain a safe and secure environment for the public, employees, and officials.
Examine common failures in critical incident responses and learn a proven methodology for quickly stabilizing and organizing these events on campus. Learn proactive skills and develop or enhance your emergency plans for active shooter scenarios at your school, department, or organization in your tribal community.
Explore techniques to recognize drug influence when conducting home visits, search and seizure, or during other interactions with probationers. Develop the critical skills to recognize common paraphernalia and the signs and symptoms of persons under the influence of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, and dissociative anesthetics through hands-on instruction.
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, substance abuse is increasing in America. In a 2012 survey, approximately 23.9 million Americans reported using an illicit drug or abusing a prescription medication in the past month. Join us to learn how to combat this growing community concern! During the training, you will learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, dissociative anesthetics, and various drug combinations. Current drug trends and the legal considerations related to drug investigations are examined.
Gain the critical skills needed to conduct effective missing abducted child investigations. Learn best practices for call intake and response to improve the probability of a quick recovery and lay the ground work to support the investigation. Examine important procedures for investigative case management and evidence collection. Particular attention will be paid to the collection and preservation of digital evidence, such as cell phones, tablets, and social networking.
Explore the eight principles of effective offender intervention and identify how they impact your department/agency. Develop a departmental vision and mission statement to support evidence-based practices (EBP). Develop goals, objectives, and action steps for organizational change and development of EBP. Establish measures for evaluation of program and individual success.
Identify comprehensive approaches to sex offender management in tribal communities. Learn about relevant jurisdictional issues and federal laws. Discuss best practices from communities who have developed inclusive sex offender management programs.
Review pre-incident indicators and characteristics of active shooters. Examine relevant case studies and proactive skills to assist you in better preparing and responding to active shooter scenarios. Discuss tips that will assist in the development or enhancement of an emergency plan for your school, department, or organization.
Tribal communities are increasingly seeing the rise in cases of trafficking and exploitation involving native and non-native youth in and around tribal operated casinos, hotels, and travel plazas. During the training, you will examine different types of human trafficking, the importance of recognizing domestic trafficking of tribal children, and identifying and reporting suspected cases. Learn the investigative challenges of trafficking cases, the victim interview, and victim placement. Through a facilitated discussion with other local public safety officials and stakeholders, you will identify available resources for victims to ensure an effective response.
Understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving child sex trafficking and exploitation in tribal communities. Explore the dynamics of trafficking and exploitation from a family perspective and the continued threat to children in the community. Learn innovative strategies for an effective response. Improve skills to conduct effective victim-centered interviews to identify victimization and enable the successful prosecution of offenders.
Learn and practice QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), an evidence-based life-saving technique developed by Paul Quinnett, to utilize with people in crisis. Examine suicide myths and facts, warning signs, and the impact of historical and intergenerational trauma on suicide in Native American/Alaska Native communities. Examine significant risk factors and learn how to reduce the risk of suicide among probationers by eliminating any one element of the deadly triad - alcohol, firearms and distress.
Creating and maintaining safe communities requires collaboration to develop strategies that effectively address public safety concerns such as alcohol and substance abuse, child abuse, juvenile delinquency, domestic violence, crime and other threats. The Regional Community Safety Summits will discuss key public safety issues impacting tribal communities and how these concerns can be addressed through community policing, inter-agency collaboration, and multi-jurisdictional partnerships.
Learn strategies to enhance collaborative efforts for justice system planning. Identify stakeholders and advisory board members needed in the planning process. Define community quality of life and create vision/mission statements for your justice system.
Understand how to conduct focus groups, stakeholder interviews, community meetings, and needs assessments. Create a strategic plan by performing a needs assessment to identify justice system strengths and gaps. Utilize customized technical assistance to analyze your needs assessment results.
Compose effective goals and feasible action steps based on emerging themes from your needs assessment. Prepare an evaluation and performance metrics to measure the success of your justice system strategic plan.
Build foundational skills through this comprehensive and interactive training academy. Examine traditional, evidence-based, and alternative approaches to community supervision. Practice techniques in mock interviews, scenarios and team exercises. Explore the benefits of peacemaking, restorative practices, and cultural resources
Discuss current community reentry challenges for sex offenders and the barriers offenders face. Examine best practices highlighting planning for successful reentry programs, as evidenced by successful strategies from around the country. Review the Native American Sex Offender Management (NASOM) and Circle of Support and Accountability (COSA) programs.
Review key considerations in notifying and protecting victim. Identify information required for notification and what level of notification is required. Plan effective key steps and strategies for conducting effective community notification meetings. Explore approaches for creating public education opportunities and practices to support child, victim, and community safety. Discuss strategies for addressing safety specific to field work.
Identify reporting requirements for NCIC/NSOR and available options for submission
Examine DNA collection requirements & submission options.
Identify required information for form development to support SORNA registration requirements.
Identify community needs specific to SORNA, which will include reviewing policy/procedures, identifying codes/ordinance requirements to support SORNA implementation, and a guide to the strategic planning processes.
Identify steps for program sustainability focusing on new employee training, cross training, contingency planning and records retention.
Determine what level of registration those convicted of particular offenses must register for and special circumstance considerations.
Identify the process and steps for SORNA registration.
Learn about developing sex offender management boards, task forces, and coalitions. This workshop will include components of formal and informal agreements; recognition of who should be involved; and benefits of written agreements.