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Child Abuse: From Suspicion to Disclosure
Hosted By: National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College
Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021
Time: Session 1: 12:00am - 6:00am, Session 2: 4:00am - 7:00am
Description: Learn the best approach with children who are alleged victims of child abuse in the initial phases of a case, after a concern has been identified. Develop the skills and techniques necessary to engage a child in such a way as to minimize suggestibility but still provide support, beyond what is taught in a First Responder Training. Review best practices in identification of a concern and learn to engage these children in a way that maximizes positive case outcomes and minimizes potential behaviors that can hurt cases.
What Everyone Should Know About Sexual Abuse and Sexual Offending
Hosted By: National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence
Time: 3:00am - 5:00am
Description: The prevention of sexual abuse requires a multi-disciplinary collaborative response that incorporates evidence-based strategies for all impacted persons. However, prevention efforts are often impaired by the numerous myths regarding sexual abuse and those who commit sexual offenses. This workshop will provide an overview on the dynamics of sexual abuse, facts about those who commit sexual abuse, and recommendations for maximizing prevention efforts through collaboration. The training consists of a 90-min presentation and 30-min Q&A to allow interaction between the presenter and participants in real time.