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Trauma-informed Prosecutor Project (TiPP)

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Zero Abuse Project, in collaboration with the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, will enhance the effectiveness of the investigation and prosecution of child abuse by providing TTA to prosecutors and other child abuse multidisciplinary team members on trial advocacy, crime scene investigation, and advanced forensic interviewing.

Provider Organization

Zero Abuse Project
Award Details


Through TiPP, Zero Abuse Project provides training tracks at national, state, and local conferences and webinars; trial advocacy and other experiential-based training conferences including a train-the-trainer seminar; expanded forensic interviewing training with advanced workshops; scholarly articles that will be combined into a free, online, practical manual for child abuse prosecutors; and TA to criminal justice professionals. 


  • Child Protection and Advocacy Professionals
  • Child Welfare Personnel
  • Community Members
  • Court Personnel
  • Faith-Based Organizations
  • Juvenile Justice Specialists
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Probation Officers
  • Prosecutors
  • Researchers
  • Social Services
  • Tribal Community
  • Youth Advocates
  • Youth Services Professionals


Criminal justice professionals, researchers, and policymakers.



Products include scholarly articles and an online, practical trial manual.

Victor Vieth
Director of Research and Education
[email protected]

  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Advocacy/Protection
  • Children Exposed to Violence
  • Ensuring Public Safety
  • Family/Domestic Violence
  • Internet Crimes Against Children
  • Maltreatment
  • Missing and Exploited Children
  • Polyvictimization
  • Preventing Child Abuse, Neglect, and Victimization
  • Supporting Prosecutors
  • Supporting and Protecting Law Enforcement
  • Trafficking
  • Trauma

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Date Published: October 14, 2020