About the Trauma-informed Prosecutor Project (TiPP)
The Trauma-informed Prosecutor Project (TiPP) aims to increase the effectiveness of the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases through providing state-of-the-art training, offering comprehensive technical assistance, and developing free publications addressing issues in the field.
- State and Local Training – 90 minute topics for prosecutors and other MDT members.
- Prosecutor Institutes – Two-day training institutes for child abuse prosecutors on opening statements, closing arguments, preparing children for court, cross-examination of defendants and defense witnesses, and advanced topics selected by the host agency.
- Stopping Technology-Facilitated Abuse of Rural Kids (STARK) – STARK Prosecutor Symposiums are one-, two-, or three-day conferences for rural prosecutors on technology-facilitated crimes against children.
- Basic and Advanced Forensic Interviewing Training
- Experiential Training Courses
Prosecutors and investigators may request free technical assistance with their child abuse cases including, customized cross-examinations of the defendant or defense expert, personalized tips for preparing children for court, building direct examinations, and more.
Review both practical and scholarly articles that address the needs of frontline child abuse professionals in our Research & Publications Directory.