CATEGORY: JTT Training
This module is co-facilitated by Child and Family Services and the RCMP and is designed for investigators of child abuse, both child protection and police investigators. The training examines how to effectively conduct team investigations of child sexual abuse including a best practice approach to interviewing child victims.
Some of the topics in this workshop include:
- The significance of the problem of child sexual abuse;
- The importance of a team approach to the investigation of child sexual abuse. This includes the roles of child protection and police in the investigation of child sexual abuse, the structure and process of child sexual abuse investigations and a collaborative model for conducting investigations of child sexual abuse that minimize the impact on the child victim and family;
- The legal response including relevant provincial and federal legislation;
- The impact of offender typology on the investigation process;
- Techniques for interviewing children;
- Step-Wise: Forensic interview method developed by Dr. John Yuille (Forensic Alliance, this is 2 1⁄2 days of the training);
- A best practice approach to interviewing the non-offending parent, sibling(s) and collaterals;
- Approaches for determining the validity of the allegation;
- How to best work with the judicial system;
- A best practice approach to interviewing the offender;
- The impact of vicarious trauma that may result from the investigation of child sexual abuse cases and strategies for investigator self-care.
How to Register
Complete the form on this page.
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Complete and send by fax: (204) 783-7996, Attn: Education Unit
Due to the high demand for spaces for these trainings, please inform us of your cancellation as soon as possible (no later than 48 hours prior to your session), by either yourself or your supervisor so that your reserved space can be used by someone else.
Please ensure you alter your schedule accordingly so that you are able to attend the entire training. Depending on the training workshop, we do have long standby lists and we want to ensure all spots are utilized.
A certificate of completion will be mailed or given to the participant when the training session is completed. Electronic copies will be emailed to the Supervisor who signed off the registration form and/ or Agency Training Coordinator. If a participant does not complete a session as the result of being absent or significantly late, a certificate will not be provided.