2018

Child Forensic Interview Training (CFIT)

Monday, April 23, 20188:00 amThursday, April 26, 20185:00 pm
Orange, CA
Child Forensic Interview Training (CFIT)

The Child Forensic Interview Training for California is a three-day introductory course intended for new child forensic interview specialists. This course will introduce child forensic interviewing within the context of multidisciplinary team investigations; interviewer and team responsibilities; interview models and techniques; child development of language and cognition as it applies to interviewing; disclosure dynamics; childhood trauma as it relates to interviewing. Experiential exercises and role-play activities are interwoven throughout the three-day training. Video of actual interviews will be shown whenever possible. Completion of this course does not certify you to conduct child forensic interviews, consult your County CAC/MDIT for local requirements.

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Child Sexual Abuse Treatment: Special Populations

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
Redding, CA
Child Sexual Abuse Treatment: Special Populations

Presented by David Love, LMFT.
Co-sponsored by CAPSAC.

This workshop will focus on treatment of juvenile sexual offenders and male victims of sexual abuse. It will examine screening and assessment tools and explain how to use them with a range of sexual behaviors. The morning session will focus on treatment for juvenile offenders, and how to separate normal sexual exploration and sexual reactivity from sexual exploitation. The afternoon session will discuss treatment and disclosure dynamics for male victims.

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WEBINAR FULL: Working with Complex Trauma Part 2

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
2:00 pm
Online
WEBINAR FULL: Working with Complex Trauma Part 2

Thank you for your interest! This webinar is at capacity. Please check back after the event to view the recording.

Presented by Dr. Lisa Conradi, Conradi Consulting

This webinar is a follow up to last year’s popular webinar on complex trauma, its dynamics, and how they might manifest during a child’s interactions with the child welfare system. Lisa Conradi, PsyD has multiple years of experience in the field of child trauma and in supporting service systems in their efforts to become more trauma-informed. Most recently, she served as Director of Clinical Operations at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children's Hospital.

Child Sexual Abuse Treatment: Special Populations

Thursday, May 10, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
San Diego, CA
Child Sexual Abuse Treatment: Special Populations

Presented by David Love, LMFT

This workshop will focus on treatment of juvenile sexual offenders and male victims of sexual abuse. It will examine screening and assessment tools and explain how to use them with a range of sexual behaviors. The morning session will focus on treatment for juvenile offenders, and how to separate normal sexual exploration and sexual reactivity from sexual exploitation. The afternoon session will discuss treatment and disclosure dynamics for male victims.

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Best Practices for Supporting and Treating Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
9:00 am6:30 pm
Elk Grove, CA
Best Practices for Supporting and Treating Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

Keynote Presenters: Holly Joshi, MA & Michelle Guymon, MSW

Join us for a full day of training and discussion about the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). As professionals develop strategies that help both identify and support victims, this statewide event will share current trends and innovative approaches to working with CSEC youth and allow for networking with others in the field doing the work.

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Building an Inclusive Model for Abuse Investigations for Children with Special Needs

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
Concord, CA
Building an Inclusive Model for Abuse Investigations for Children with Special Needs

Presented by Courtney Palm, LMFT, & Amber McDonald, LCSW

This training will focus on differences in child abuse reporting within the special needs community and feature case studies pertaining to diagnostic groups commonly seen during investigations. It will also include information on court preparation and tips on how to prepare the child for trial. Presented in cooperation with CAPSAC and the Contra Costa Child Abuse Prevention Council

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Ask the Expert: Understanding Vicarious Trauma

Thursday, May 24, 2018
11:00 am12:00 pm
Online
Ask the Expert: Understanding Vicarious Trauma

Join us for an Ask the Expert session on Understanding Vicarious Trauma. This session is designed to help professionals understand the impact of serving those greatly affected by trauma and learn practical ways to lessen its effect on themselves.

The Ask the Expert session has two-parts. After registration, participants will receive a link to a 20-minute recorded mini lecture by Françoise Mathieu. This required pre-requisite session will provide a baseline understanding of vicarious trauma as well as exercises to help intervene. Part two will be a live online session on May 24, 2018 at 11 am PST where participants will receive specific answers to their toughest questions about preventing and mitigating vicarious trauma. Questions can be sent prior to the session or asked live during the event.

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    Cal OES

    Produced by the CATTA Center, a project of the Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. with funding provided by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), Victim Services Branch.

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