Test the organization’s response in conducting an initial investigation into searching for a missing or abducted child using the Incident Command System (ICS). Employ strategies and responses in mitigating and resolving the emergency. Participate in a multidisciplinary tabletop exercise, developed by the Department of Homeland Security, to build cohesiveness within the investigative team when responding to an emergency.
**Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise training is a four hour course that can be delivered onsite or as a real-time virtual class.Please indicate your preference on the request form.** **More information about continuing education units is available [HERE](http://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/policies#continuingeducation)**. The goal of this training is to build a level of cohesiveness within the team while responding to a report of an endangered, missing, or abducted child. Participants will take part in a multi-disciplinary tabletop exercise built around a realistic abduction scenario. Participants will work through initial deployment, response, investigation, recovery and reunification procedures utilizing appropriate local resources. Exercises will conclude with completion of an after-action report to capture observations. Tabletop exercises are developed and delivered utilizing Department of Homeland Security. Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) doctrine and may be used to fulfill DHS exercise requirements for the participating organization(s).
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: • Develop and deploy effective response strategies in missing and abducted child cases • Identify and leverage and coordinate community resources in an effective team response • Adapt the appropriate investigative response as the investigative environment changes
* Court System Personnel * Emergency Management * Law Enforcement * Prosecutors * Social Workers