This webinar will examine how experiences of gendered violence create pathways for girls into the juvenile justice system, with an emphasis on crossover from the child welfare system into the juvenile justice system and how girls in the child welfare system are more susceptible to sexual exploitation.
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.
This webinar will discuss the steps necessary to support a healthy staff environment from the initial employment interview process, through training, employment, end of employment, and post-employment follow-up. A combination of research and case examples support the presentation.
- Technical Level: Basic.
- The following are encouraged to attend: detectives, forensic interviewers, sexual assault nurse examiners, victim advocates, juvenile court personnel, prosecutors, and other child-serving professionals.
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This webinar will discuss a new toolkit of resources to enable law enforcement officers to identify and respond to children exposed to violence and potentially traumatic events. The new toolkit, "Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement," launches on April 4, 2017 and will be available in electronic and hardcopy.