Providing Forensic Healthcare and Support to Native Communities

In this webinar, the presenter will discuss factors that forensic examiners should be aware of when providing trauma-informed, culturally appropriate services to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) people. The presenter will review relevant laws for forensic examiners and explains various jurisdictional factors affecting examinations, chain of custody, and prosecution. Additionally, she will discuss types of healthcare services that may be available to AI/AN populations and provides further resources for healthcare provider training, clinical support, and survivor outreach.

Interrogation Techniques for Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation Investigations

Through an in-depth study of the entire interrogation process, learn the conversational approach to the suspect interview to obtain a full confession in child exploitation, child maltreatment, and other victim-related crimes. Critical stages of the interrogation process will be broken down into sections of the process, to include suspect rights, pre-interrogation interview, cumulative confrontation, and closing the interrogation. These points will be demonstrated with video examples and practical interactive case studies.

Child Abduction Response Team Training (CART)

Take steps toward implementing a successful Child Abduction Response Team (CART) by bringing together a team of experts whose knowledge, skills, and abilities will be beneficial in a child abduction case. Participants will learn how to develop a multidisciplinary CART for responding to endangered, missing, or abducted children. Hear about the impact a child abduction has on the family and learn the fundamentals of developing an effective, responsive CART.

Law Enforcement Investigative Response to Child Sex Trafficking Specialized Training

Understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving child sex trafficking and exploitation. Learn the dynamics of trafficking and exploitation to improve skills related to interviewing the victim and interrogating the trafficker. Focus on the survivor’s perspective and changing perceptions regarding trafficking victims. Instruction will focus on:

Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery

This webinar will provide important details and guidance about the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery (CBOB). The presenters will review CBOB definitions, eligibility, time periods, the nomination process, and core issues to consider when submitting nominations. A question and answer session will conclude this webinar.


Hope Janke, Deputy Director, National Officer Safety and Wellness Office, Bureau of Justice Assistance

Training Program on Enhancing Rural Law Enforcement Response to Violence Against Women

In collaboration with the Putnam County, West Virginia Sheriff's Office, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) will host the two-day IACP Enhancing Rural Law Enforcement Response to Violence Against Women training event on December 10th – 11th 2019. This training event is free to attend. Please register by December 6, 2019.

Law enforcement (all ranks) and dispatch/communications professionals serving rural jurisdictions will be given priority registration.

Recognizing the Signs of Victimization in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This webinar will examine the concept of traumatic stress as it relates to children and adolescents who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This webinar is meant to be a second part to Dr. Wesley Dotson’s discussion on ASD. As a result, the focus will not be on ASD but on ASD and trauma. The webinar will start with the basics of trauma-informed care for children and adolescents, as well as how trauma and stress responses affect a person’s neurology and how to regulate this response more efficiently.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Early Warning Alert System: Forensic Tools for New Psychoactive Substances

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Early Warning Advisory (EWA) on new psychoactive substances (NPS) was launched in June 2013 as a response to the emergence of NPS at the global level. The EWA aims to monitor, analyze, and report trends on NPS as a basis for effective evidence-based policy responses. It also serves as a repository for information/data on these substances and a platform for providing technical assistance, tools, and relevant analytical information for national drug testing and toxicology laboratories in member states.

Exploitation and Monitoring of Social Media for Law Enforcement Training Course

This innovative course provides criminal investigators, state and local officers, intel analysts, diversion investigators, and other investigators involved in investigations using open source technology a fast-paced, hands-on look at social media investigative tools geared for beginner to intermediate-level users.

The course includes tools for search efficiency, operations security, and evaluating social media websites and microblogs, as well as tools for handling digital images.

Students will be able to:

Capital Litigation Improvement Project Series: Mass Shootings and Victim Considerations

“Mass Shootings and Victim Considerations” focuses on a topical and complex subject that is likely at the forefront of many prosecutors’ minds. In this presentation, District Attorney George Brauchler, widely known as the prosecutor of James Holmes, the Aurora, Colorado gunman, will home in on the issues district attorneys face while prosecuting mass shootings cases. He will provide anecdotal insights and lessons learned along the way.