February 13-16, 2023 | Portsmouth, NH
Learn how to objectively investigate child death cases particularly when the cause and manner of death is unexplained. Examine investigative mindset from initial call-out to case resolution and learn how to gain an understanding of what happens with a victim-centered approach, exploring the emotional trauma of the non-offending caregiver. Discuss possible causes of death and best practices and tips including various investigative steps for evidence collection, witness and suspect interviews. This basic course offers law enforcement, CPS, and other child death investigators up-to-date practices for the investigation of child deaths.
Registration deadline is January 8, 2023. **For information concerning continuing education units, please view our [policies](ncjtc.fvtc.edu/policies#continuingeducation) page.**
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to : * Define various causes of child deaths * Identify potential response situations and scene protection issues * Describe investigative equipment and resources needed for quality child death investigations * List physical and emotional pediatric development * Describe medical examiner roles and responsibilities * Identify investigator steps in evidence identification, collection and documentation * Discuss legal issues related to investigation of unexplained child deaths and prosecution of criminal cases of child fatality
* Law Enforcement * Prosecutors * Social Workers * Tribes/Tribal Partners
NCJTC will cover the cost of lodging for non-federal attendees the nights of Feb. 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16. Class ends at 4:30 pm, Thurs, Feb 16. 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 travel.
Tuition, student materials, and instructional costs are provided by the Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance Program.