Training

Ethics and Human Bias: The Co-Existence of ABA Model Rule 3.8 and Human Bias

ABA Model Rule 3.8 sets forth a prosecutor’s ethical responsibilities. How does a prosecutor’s inherent humanness – and their susceptibility to the influences of implicit bias and confirmation bias – impact their ability to meet their duty under Rule 3.8 and fulfill their role as a Minister of Justice?

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Stepping Up and Data-Driven Justice: Using Data to Identify and Serve People who Frequently Utilize Health, Human Services, and Justice Systems

Counties across the country have committed to creating data-driven, systems-level plans to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in their jails. As part of these efforts, many communities are focusing on the small number of people who frequently cycle in and out of emergency rooms, shelters, crisis services, and the justice system, a population that disproportionately contributes to the high utilization of these resources.

What Some BODY Is Saying Through Their Body Language

Have you ever wondered what people are saying through their body language? This webinar will focus on nonverbal behavior and one's ability to "read" people. This webinar will enhance participants' abilities to decode emotions and behaviors and look for deceptive behaviors. Participants will also learn how body language can influence what others think.

FC201 Financial Records Investigative Skills (Feb. 2020, Tennessee)

This course builds on the concepts introduced in "Financial Crime (FC) 101 - Financial Investigations Practical Skills" and "FC 105 - Financial Records Examination and Analysis," introducing investigators and prosecutors to emerging issues in financial crime. Topics include money laundering, analyzing large financial data sets, conducting effective interviews, and managing large amounts of financial evidence. This course consists of a mix of lecture, discussion, and hands-on exercises. Students conduct a mock investigation that includes interviews, data analysis, and the examination of various documents.

FC110 Financial Crimes Against Seniors (Feb. 2020, Texas)

This course promotes a multiagency approach to the problem of financial exploitation of senior citizens. Bringing together law enforcement personnel and adult protective services investigators, the course enhances students' investigative skills and interviewing techniques while facilitating networking and cooperation that can extend out of the classroom and into real cases. Topics include recognizing elder abuse, working with victims, and identifying perpetrators, as well as resources for investigation and community awareness. Students work together to conduct a mock investigation into a hypothetical case. 

FC101 Financial Investigations Practical Skills (Feb. 2020, Florida)

This course provides hands-on investigative training at a basic level. Students develop the practical skills, insight, and knowledge necessary to manage a successful financial investigation from start to finish, including the acquisition and examination of financial records, interview skills, and case management and organization. Additional topics include forgery and embezzlement, financial exploitation of the elderly, working with spreadsheets, financial profiling, and state-specific statutes and legal issues.

Capital Litigation Improvement Project Series: Mitigating Mental Health Defenses

In “Mitigating Mental Health Defenses,” First Assistant Ed McCann of the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Office will explore various mental health defenses in capital cases and how prosecutors can effectively counter them. A career prosecutor who has been on the front lines of many high-profile cases, McCann will provide webinar viewers with anecdotal insights and practical tools to take straight into trial. This presentation is intended for prosecutors, prosecution teams, victim advocates, and law enforcement personnel.

Conducting Child Abuse Investigations (Saint Louis, Missouri)

Gather up-to-date information for the investigation and prosecution of all types of child abuse cases utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach. Learn about medical evidence, interviewing child victims/witnesses and adult suspects/witnesses, along with legal issues involved in the investigation and prosecution of child physical and sexual abuse cases.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

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