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Through our Trauma-informed Prosecutor Project, we are able to offer a select menu of trainings for Prosecutors and other MDT members at no cost. Please select the Trauma-informed Prosecutor Project filter to view these trainings.
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In this moving and hopeful address, students will learn the five obstacles that prevent us from ending child abuse and will learn about sweeping changes now taking place in our child protection system that will enable us to significantly reduce and perhaps eliminate child abuse over the course of the next three generations. The keynote is based on a scholarly
This workshop details normal and abnormal sexual behaviors of youth and offers concrete recommendations for treatment and other services for children with sexual behavior problems. How a child who has offended against others can be integrated back into a family or group setting, and when, will also be discussed.
In this workshop, an overview of the history of the child protection movement in the U.S. will be presented, including contributory societal forces and key leaders, role of the medical community in creating awareness and mandated reporting laws, and the role of federal legislation in creating child protection systems.
Attendees will recieve an overview of Centers for Disease Control best practices for youth serving organizations in preventing or responding to cases of child abuse. Participants will receive concrete steps for applying the CDC standards to be able to protect or respond with excellence to cases of physical abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect.
What can parents do when a convicted sex offender moves in down the street? This workshop gives specific information about HOW to talk about sexual abuse prevention without scaring children. It focuses not just on how children can protect themselves from a convicted sex offender, but anyone who may abuse or mistreat them. This workshop is usually a supplement to
Child abuse cases can be heartbreaking and problematic even when the child victim has full support of family. These cases can become some of our most frustrating when the child is not supported. Understanding and supporting the non-offending caregiver, sometimes referred to as an overlooked victim, can be challenging for professionals. This training will help to identify behaviors and circumstances
The spectrum of sexual harm is quite vast. The ways in which one person can sexually harm another is limitless. This presentation will engage the audience in a courageous conversation of sexual harm and abuse, the impact of sexual violence on the victim and the community, myths and misperception of sexual violence and prevalence, and current data. From child sexual
The amount of stress that everyone is feeling in a time where we have little answers can lead to feelings of overwhelm and help/hopelessness – not just for our clients, but also ourselves. This is truly a time to take care of ourselves before assisting others. This webinar will provide some tools for all ages and stages.
This is not the end. Once the court makes the decision of Guilty or Not Guilty, the journey of healing for the victim continues. Regardless of the ruling of the court, the victim may experience a wide range of emotions from relief to guilt and from calm to fear. Safety planning should remain a priority. Restitution and/or victim compensation needs
A child just disclosed sexual abuse to you. What do you tell the child? Do you know your legal obligations? How can you respond without jeopardizing criminal investigations and the child’s safety? This workshop, presented by a former prosecutor, addresses several hypotheticals, discusses trauma-informed best practices for interacting with abused and neglected children, and reviews mandatory reporting law.
It is a powerful responsibility to ensure that children, youth, and vulnerable adults are able to thrive within a faith community. The importance of creating and maintaining safe places for ALL members, especially those unable to protect themselves, must be considered with great care. This session provides specific policies and practices to address while detailing why faith communities must be
This presentation focuses on what works when talking to children and teens about personal safety, online/cell phone safety, and sexual abuse prevention. Our agency is committed to using what we have learned in our 30+ years of case management in missing and exploited children to empower our audiences to walk around smart and not scared. This presentation is designed for
Youth Serving Organizations can provide quality experiences for youth to grow and thrive under the care of staff and volunteers with the best interests of the youth. The sad reality is that any organization that provides access, time, and the ability to build relationships with youth are targeted by offenders as places to find possible targets. Most people are in
How do I talk to children about personal safety without scaring them to death? This presentation provides current information about various safety concerns children and teens are facing today – both in-person and online – and how to educate youth on those concerns in a positive way.
This presentation focuses on what works when talking to children and teens about personal safety. In the last twenty years, the research has helped us move away from HOW a child knows a person and instead focuses on how the person makes the child feel. Knowing that the people the child already knows provide the greatest risk for abduction and
The workshop uses current research to help the audience move past many of the myths repeated in this sound bite topic and recieve actual facts. This presentation focuses on what works when talking to children and teens about personal safety. In the last twenty years, the research has helped us move away from HOW a child knows a person and
Theatre Companies and Youth Serving Organizations can provide quality experiences for youth to grow and thrive under the care of staff and volunteers with the best interests of the youth. The sad reality is that any organization that provides access, time, and the ability to build relationships with youth are targeted by offenders as places to find possible targets. Most
Consent and Empathy are two required values in building a world that respects the safety and dignity of others. Parents and professionals have asked for resources to make loaded conversations around sexual violence prevention manageable and empowering. This presentation answers that request by providing tools on teaching consent and empathy to children and teens using positive moments of connection. We
Cyberbullying + Texting + Screen Time + Toxic Images = Yikes! As technology grows and adapts, children are growing and adapting right along with it. The online highway can have some steep learning curves for students and for parents. Youth can find themselves in over their head as technology choices move faster than their developmental abilities. Technology isn’t a bad