Victims' Advocates

Webinar - The NCMEC Safeguard Program: A Model for Developing Your Resiliency Program

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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Webinar - SANE Program Development and Operation: An Introduction

Join the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center to take a look at the new Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Guide, get an overview of the foundations used to create the guide, and find information on building a sustainable SANE program using a strong nursing foundation to support the SANE role.

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Overcoming Victim/Witness Intimidation & Gaining Cooperation in Investigations Webinar

The Police Foundation's National Resource and Technical Assistance Center for Improving Law Enforcement Investigations (NRTAC) will be hosting an upcoming webinar, “Overcoming Victim/Witness Intimidation & Gaining Cooperation in Investigations.”

Webinar - A Walk Through the Multidisciplinary Team Guide and Toolkit

Do you want to create an elder abuse case review multidisciplinary team (MDT), but you don’t know where to start? Start here!

The Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) is pleased to announce the launch of the new Multidisciplinary Team Guide and Toolkit. The toolkit is designed for anyone looking to create or grow a local elder abuse MDT, regardless of their experience with MDTs. The web-based toolkit is enhanced for use on mobile devices and contains easy-to-download PDF sample documents and citations. 

Webinar - Mass Casualty Response Resilience/Post Action Strategic Debriefing

Working in law enforcement, while incredibly rewarding, can at times also be equally stressful.

And then, there’s events like the Pulse Nightclub Shooing in Orlando, Florida.

Or Sandy Hook Elementary, in Newtown, Connecticut.

Our immediate thoughts, of course, are with the victims and their families, and how this horrifying event will forever change their lives.

But what’s not often talked about, is how such events also impact – and continue to impact – the lives of the first responders who help the victims of these tragedies.

National Forum on Criminal Justice (July - Aug 2017)

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association, the Justice Research and Statistics Association, and the IJIS Institute, the National Forum on Criminal Justice showcases programs, research, and technologies that help justice practitioners and decisionmakers in states, local communities, and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues. It is the only criminal justice conference that brings together leaders from federal, state, local, and tribal government and the public and private sector to share real world strategies and solutions from around the country.

Webinar - Protecting the Victims of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

Efforts to protect children identified as victims of domestic sex trafficking have gained momentum as a number of states have developed protective legislation often referred to as “Safe Harbor” laws, which aim to ensure identified youth are treated as victims not offenders. Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse, this webinar will present statutory, policy-based, and practice-oriented approaches to improving the response to child sex trafficking victims.

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