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Following the Evidence in Child Abuse and Child Exploitation Cases

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Examine the importance of multidisciplinary team case coordination and evidence corroboration in the investigation of child abuse cases. Learn how to evaluate evidentiary findings through crime scene images, interviews and case studies. Understand multidisciplinary team members' roles and responsibilities for protecting child victims and prosecuting offenders. Focus on offenders’ use of technology, including the use of child sexual abuse material (in grooming and manipulation. Discuss a variety of technology that can be used by investigators.

Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: 

  • Describe the importance of minimizing bias and employing multiple hypotheses
  • List types of evidence and methods of collection
  • Define evidentiary keys of collected evidence
  • Explain the importance of case information sharing
  • Manage collected evidence

Registration Deadline: April 26, 2024

Date Created: April 1, 2024