Partner Events

The following trainings and events are sponsored by WRCAC partner agencies and open to participants from the western region.

Back to Basics Webinar Series, September 12, 2018 & September 26, 2018

Association of Prosecuting Attorneys

September 12, 2018: Back to Basics: Child Sexual Abuse Cases

​September 26, 2018: Back to Basics: Technology Facilitated Crimes Against Children

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys’ Child Abuse Prosecution Project is pleased to offer its Back-To-Basics Webinar Series.  Each one-hour webinar will be presented by a nationally renowned expert in their respective field, and will focus on the fundamentals for the successful prosecution of child abuse cases.  Each webinar will cover a different topic, and will be geared toward prosecutors and multidisciplinary team members who are new to the field or are seeking a refresher on a specific subject.  These webinars will also remain available online (password protected) for continued refreshers and as a training tool for future team members.

Conducting Unexplained Child Death Investigations, September 17-20, 2018

National Criminal Justice Training Center at Fox Valley Technical College

September 17-20, 2018

San Diego, California

https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00000083/TRI0006128/conduct-unexplained-child-death-investigations

Learn how to utilize the evidence to support the proper conclusion in cases involving the death of a child. Gather best practices and tips for the investigation of unexplained child deaths. Discuss possible causes of death and the various investigative steps from first responders to evidence collection, witness and suspect interviews, and medical examination to support prosecution.

3rd National Prosecutors' Summit on Child Abuse, September 25-27, 2018

Association of Prosecuting Attorneys; this conference is being co-sponsored by the Northeast Regional Children’s Advocacy Center, the New Jersey Children’s Alliance, the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, and Montclair State University

September 25-27, 2018

Montclair State University. 1 Normal Avenue. Montclair, NJ 07043

https://apainc.wufoo.com/forms/py23d7s1hp08bu/

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys’ Child Abuse Prosecution Project is pleased to offer its tuition-free 3rd National Prosecutors’ Summit on Child Abuse and Neglect. Join APA for three days of instruction from leading experts in the field of child abuse and neglect on cutting edge topics employing the most current model practices for investigating and prosecuting cases of child abuse and neglect. These three days will consist of multiple tracks being available for prosecutors, investigators, law enforcement, forensic interviewers, social workers, and other multi-disciplinary team members.

Extended Forensic Interview Training, October 23-25, 2018

National Children’s Advocacy Center

October 23-25, 2018

Long Beach, California

http://www.nationalcac.org/extended-forensic-interview-training/

This training introduces a model for a multi-session forensic interview of a child who is potentially a victim or witness of child abuse or other violent behaviors. An Extended Forensic Interview is appropriate for children where the results of a single interview are inconclusive or where there are serious concerns about the child’s ability to participate in a single-session interview.