Creating a Community Action Plan for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse: August 16–17, 2022
The National Criminal Justice Training Center designed this free virtual training to help child-serving professionals create plans of action for preventing the sexual abuse of children in their care. Topics will include the signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse, and the responsibilities of mandated reporters and other stakeholders. Attendees will develop action plans for their organizations. Registration information is available online.
Beyond Counting: Strategies To Collect and (Actually) Use Your Family Treatment Court Data: August 30, 2022
Sponsored by OJJDP and Children and Family
Futures, this webinar concludes the three-part Family Treatment Court 2022 Practice Academy Series: Beyond Collaboration to Results. The series has emphasized collaboration and the sharing of strategies by professionals working in child welfare, substance use disorder treatment, family treatment court, dependency court, and related fields. Attendees will explore why all team members must “care enough to count” and how data-driven decisionmaking improves outcomes for children, parents, and families. Registration information is available online.
Child Homicide Investigations: September 12–13, 2022
This intensive, 2-day training by the National Criminal Justice Training Center will be held in Nashville, TN. It will emphasize fostering relationships between the forensic pathologist, homicide investigator, and prosecutor to successfully investigate and prosecute child homicide cases. Attendees will learn about autopsy protocols, forensic essentials, interviewing and interrogation, the development of suspect pools, and the role and importance of the prosecutor in determining the cause and manner of death. Registration information is available online. This training will also be held November 3–4 in Randolph, MA.
Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Training: October 17–19, 2022
The National Criminal Justice Training Center will hold this no-cost training in St. George, UT. It will focus on the importance of developing a multidisciplinary CART team when responding to cases involving endangered, missing, or abducted children. Topics will include incident command considerations, search and canvassing operations, and CART activation. Attendees will also become familiar with resources that can help improve the outcomes of investigations involving missing children. Registration information is available online.
Protecting Children in a Digital Age: October 20, 2022
This daylong seminar by the National Criminal Justice Training Center is designed for a broad range of professionals responsible for conducting investigations and safeguarding youth. Attendees will learn about the different types of technology youth use today, including devices and apps, while focusing on a proactive approach to digital safety that includes communication, setting guidelines, and training in digital citizenship. Registration information is available online.