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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking (Tue. 23 Apr, 2019 1:00 pm - Fri. 26 Apr, 2019 1:00 pm)

 

Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking
April 23, 2019 - April 26, 2019
 
Sponsoring
Organization(s):
Fox Valley Technical College
National Criminal Justice Training Center
Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance Program (MEC TTA)
City: New Orleans
State/Territory: Louisiana
Country: USA
Event Site: Venue not yet announced
Audience/ 
Additional 
Information:
Improve multidisciplinary team(MDT) responses to child sex trafficking (CST) cases. Gather information about improving or establishing a formal MDT in your community. 

Identify gaps and develop short and long term response plans with the help of subject matter experts. 

Registration Deadline: February 26, 2019.
Event URL: https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00000142/TRI0007841/mec-mdt-response-to-child-sex-trafficking
Event 
Contact:
Name: Register online
Phone: Phone not available

 

21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (Wed. 24 Apr, 2019 8:00 am - Thu. 25 Apr, 2019 5:00 pm)

21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

The Children’s Bureau is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN). Join us in Washington, D.C. on April 24–26, 2019, and come ready to participate in a program focused on “Strong and Thriving Families”, this year’s conference theme. Through workshops, policy forums, skill seminars, and other formal and informal platforms, the Children’s Bureau is committed to offering an experience that features a cadre of compelling and thought-provoking speakers, interactive learning opportunities, meaningful conversations, and engaging networking opportunities.

April 24-26, 2019 Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC

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Who Needs a Surrogate Parent (Thu. 25 Apr, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Who Needs a Surrogate Parent

 

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) gives parents of children with disabilities an active role in planning their child’s educational programs and decision making.  However, sometimes the parent is not available and IDEA allows for a surrogate parent to fill this very important role.  This training will go over the children eligible for a surrogate parent, who can be a surrogate parent and most importantly, who cannot be a surrogate parent.  

Co-Sponsor: FHF of Acadiana

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Collaboration Enhances Trauma-Informed Response to Sexual Assault Survivors (Webinar) (Thu. 25 Apr, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm)

Collaboration Enhances Trauma-Informed Response to Sexual Assault Survivors (Webinar)

In 2016, advocates from the Houston Area Women's Center (HAWC) met with representatives from the Houston Police Department (HPD) to talk about ways to improve officers' first responses to survivors of sexual assault. These conversations resulted in an agreement for HAWC and HPD to collaboratively develop, and then, collaboratively facilitate a training for all 5,000+ HPD officers. These successful trainings provided officers a deeper understanding of survivors' complex reactions to sexual assault, disrupted first responders' explicit and implicit biases/assumptions about victim response, and introduced survivor-centered skills. 

Called "Understanding Victim Response: The Neurobiology of Trauma," and co-facilitated by HPD's Detective Sergeant Melissa Holbrook and a team of HAWC educators, including Lisa Levine and Aly Jacobs, the three-hour training was offered multiple times per week over the course of fourteen months, starting in 2016 and wrapping up in 2018 (with some downtime in August to October 2017 due to Hurricane Harvey). HAWC and HPD facilitators collected qualitative data onsite and worked with staff from Sam Houston State University to provide a quantitative program evaluation. The training also was offered in April 2017 to outside HPD law enforcement agencies including Harris County Sherriff's Office, other neighboring jurisdictions, and multiple college and university police departments. Ultimately, the training's success was recognized by the International Association of Chiefs of Police as well as in local and national media. In addition, Det. Sgt. Holbrook received the Houston Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association's annual award for excellence "for her tireless efforts to train every officer about the best ways and means of interviewing sexual assault and domestic violence victims."

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