Partner Events

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

Child Abuse and Neglect Western Regional Conference, July 31 – August 2, 2018

Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, Child Abuse Prosecution Project

July 31 – August 2, 2018

Denver Colorado

Child Sex Trafficking Forensic Interviewer Training, August 22-24, 2018

National Criminal Justice Training Center at Fox Valley Technical College

August 22-24, 2018

Burien, Washington


Develop the skills and techniques to conduct developmentally appropriate forensic interviews with victims of child sex trafficking. Learn the differences between forensic interviews of minor victims and those of other victim populations. Review victim-centered interview methodology with special emphasis given to understanding the factors contributing to child sex trafficking victimization and the impact on development and effects of trauma.

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


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.

Extended Forensic Interview Training, October 23-25, 2018

National Children’s Advocacy Center

October 23-25, 2018

Long Beach, California

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.