Child Abduction Response Team Training: July 13–15, 2021
This virtual training offered by the National Criminal Justice Training Center covers the essential steps to developing a multidisciplinary child abduction response team (CART) for responding to endangered, missing, or abducted children. Attendees will learn about the impact a child abduction has on the family, incident command considerations, search and canvassing operations, CART activation, and resources to improve the response, investigation, search, and canvass activities associated with missing children investigations. Registration information for this no-cost training is available online.
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 84th Annual Conference: July 18–21, 2021
The 84th annual conference of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges will be held in St. Louis, MO. The conference will feature tracks on family law, juvenile justice, child welfare, and family violence, along with other educational offerings. Additional sessions will discuss innovative solutions to current topics facing the juvenile and family court system. Registration information is available online.
Crimes Against Children Conference: August 9–December 17, 2021
The Dallas Children's Advocacy Center hosts the Crimes Against Children Conference to train government and nonprofit employees who work in law enforcement, child protective services, social work, children's advocacy, therapy, and medicine. This virtual conference provides practical and interactive instruction to those working directly with child victims of crime and helping children heal. Registration information is available online.
National Association of Drug Court Professionals Annual Conference: August 15–18, 2021
The National Association of Drug Court Professionals hosts an annual conference on addiction, mental health, and the justice system. This year, Rise 21 will bring together treatment court leaders from the child welfare community, treatment providers, law enforcement, recovery specialists, veteran service organizations, and other key stakeholders to learn about the latest evidence-based practices for expanding services to individuals with substance use and mental health disorders. The conference will take place in National Harbor, MD. Registration information is available online.