Media & Press

May 20, 2020

25th San Diego International Virtual Summit Call for Posters

Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) is currently seeking submissions for virtual poster presentations for their 25th San Diego International Virtual Summit. Topics such as innovative programming, research, literature reviews, etc. provide several pathways by which one’s CAST program may be showcased alongside the work being done by CAST faculty and students. Feel free to contact us if there’s anything we can do to […]
May 20, 2020

New On-Demand trainings added!

All previous Wednesday Workshops and many more informational webinars covering a wide range of topics in child abuse prevention, education, and intervention are now available in our On-Demand Video Library.
May 4, 2020

Conducting and Defending a Pandemic-Era Forensic Interview

As the COVID-19 pandemic produces quarantines, school closures, and limited interactions between children and mandated reporters, prosecutors and other members of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) will likely be confronted with two challenges.
May 1, 2020

GiveAtHomeMN: Your Support is Needed!

Thank you for taking a moment to read this message. Together, we are experiencing a challenge that we have never faced before, and we understand the value of your time.
April 29, 2020

Minnesota Professional Partner Organizations: Search Rescue and Recovery Resources of MN

Search and Rescue Groups: Search, Rescue, and Recover Resources of Minnesota (SRRRMN), Midwest Technical Rescue Training Associates (MTRTA), Emergency Support Services (ESS)
April 17, 2020

Trauma Informed Care in Schools (Webinar)

Join Pete Singer, co-founder of Care in Action Minnesota, as he discusses trauma informed care in schools. This webinar will be held April 22 from 3:30-6:30PM CT. The focus of this training will be 1) an understanding of six principles of trauma-informed care and 2) Individual and organizational responses to secondary traumatic stress.
April 15, 2020

Minnesota Professional Partner Organizations: MN Department of Corrections

Throughout our state, the Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) works diligently to contribute to a safer Minnesota.
April 10, 2020

In These Times: An Online Safety Inventory

As families work to respond to COVID-19, many parents are feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and afraid. Caregivers are trying to do what is right for their children without the benefit of a road map of what has worked well before.
April 6, 2020

Responding to Child Abuse During a Pandemic: 25 Tips for MDTs

Many child protection professionals believe child abuse is likely to increase during the COVID-19 pandemic because most abusers are parents or siblings who now have more complete access to the child victim.
April 1, 2020

Minnesota Professional Partner Organizations: United Legacy

United Legacy is a Minnesota based Nonprofit organization that offers a no cost missing person search management service.