Learn about the roles of law enforcement, first responders, investigators, and child protective services when investigating the death of a child. Receive an overview of the important investigative tips and information related to the causes of death, and the duties and investigative needs of the medical examiner/coroner.
This one-day training is an overview course to help you gain understanding of how to respond to an unexplained child death, whether of natural causes, accidental, or from intentional harm. **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 deaths • Describe pediatric development as it relates to identification of possible cause of death • Describe medical examiner expectations of investigators in the child death cases • Define the roles of law enforcement and CPS in child death investigations • Describe legal requirements for investigators of child death investigations
* Law Enforcement * Prosecutors * Social Workers * Tribes/Tribal Partners * Victim Service Providers