How can police rebuild trust with communities? How can police support models of criminal accountability that do not create more distrust, antagonism, and hostility? How can police meaningfully respond to public anger about use of force? Restorative justice is an approach to individual and community harm that focuses on meeting needs and rebuilding trust.Join us to learn from police leaders who are pioneering restorative approaches.
SAKI TTA will host a webinar titled, Advancing Justice: Interviewing and Presenting Testimony of Victims of Violent Crimes, on Wednesday, August 11th from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET. Doors will open at 1:55 PM ET. This webinar will be presented by Patricia D. Powers, Attorney Advisor with AEquitas, and Dr. Rebecca Campbell, Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University.
Join the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College for their webinar “Neurobiology Applications for Community Supervision Professionals in Interpersonal Violence” on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET. During the webinar, participants will learn about the foundation of trauma, its impact on the brain, and how to recognize it in yourself and others. Presenters will also discuss what it means to be trauma-informed and how to help yourself and others through a trauma response. The webinar will emphasize trauma in victim/survivors and offenders.
Join Justice Clearinghouse and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) for their webinar “Local Strategies to Combat the Global Problem of Human Trafficking” on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 3:00–4:15 p.m. ET. Presenters will discuss the findings in PERF’s recently published report that examines ways in which law enforcement in partnership with other agencies can respond to human trafficking. Presenters will also highlight methods other jurisdictions have adopted to address the issue.
Join the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College for their webinar “Ask the Expert Series: What do Victim/Survivor Service Professionals Need to Know about Corrections” on March 16, 2021 at 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET. The presenters will give a brief overview at the start of the 60-minute session and then open it for a question and answer session with subject matter experts, practitioners in the field, and other attendees.
Advocacy for survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) requires an understanding of the dynamics and tactics of IPV. This understanding is also necessary for advocacy for social change to end domestic violence. This webinar will provide an overview of the root causes of domestic violence in Indigenous communities. It will also explain the dynamics and tactics of IPV from a survivor’s perspective.
This webinar series will address secondary trauma and traumatic stress in order to help law enforcement, prosecutors, and other investigative personnel identify, reduce, and address the traumatic impact of their work in combating child sexual exploitation.
The webinar series will detail how and why stress and trauma manifest, what signs and symptoms we should be looking out for as well as how to mitigate the effects by using everyday tools, techniques, and coping strategies. This webinar will focus on behavioral factors that can compound the response to trauma.
Substance use disorders among pregnant women and the number of infants born with prenatal substance exposure continues to rise. To address this, the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) requires that states develop Plans of Safe Care and have policies and procedures to address the needs of this population. Presenters will briefly discuss the CAPTA requirements, some best practices, and examine the implications for active efforts and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).
The world has changed, and ways of life have been put on hold. These are truly trying and difficult times for so many people. Tribal domestic violence advocates are struggling to find their footing and respond as best they can under the circumstances, given the lack of resources and tribal infrastructures as well as an increase in domestic violence. Indigenous people and Tribal Nations experience multiple levels of trauma, including Historical Trauma. All this contributes to the response to the current pandemic.
The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Team is continuing their new interview series, Meet the SAKI Experts! This series of brief interviews will highlight SAKI TTA’s partners and consultants and their roles on the SAKI project. During each event, a member of the SAKI TTA Team will conduct a virtual interview with the featured subject matter expert.