Webinar - Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement

Wednesday Sep 27, 2017 - 03:00pm to 04:30pm EDT
Event Description: 

As first responders, police officers serve a critical role in the lives of children exposed to violence (CEV) and trauma. The International Association of Chiefs of Police, Yale Childhood Violent Trauma Center, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice have just launched the Enhancing Police Responses to CEV: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement. Law enforcement practitioners and mental health professionals developed the toolkit to enable officers to address children exposed to violence, build positive police-community relations, increase officer safety, and enhance officer’s sense of professional efficacy. Presenters will discuss the issue of children exposed to violence and the role of police officers in the life of a child exposed to violence, and present the 13 tools which comprise the toolkit.

Organizer Information
Event Organization: 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Groups audience: 
- Private group -