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Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) Response to Child Sexual Abuse Investigations
This training offers participants an opportunity to explore the concerns of other disciplines related to team investigations for child abuse, and provides an introductory framework for child forensic interviewing within the Child Advocacy Center/10 Step Model as practiced in California.
Space is limited |Pre-registration is required.
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A confirmation letter with map and details will be emailed to you prior to the training.
This training is offered FREE of charge. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Credit available: Course meets qualifications for 8 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider #128510). MCLE credit available as required by California State Bar. CE units are available for a fee of $45, payable at the time of the training. POST Plan IV Certified.
Hosted by Colusa County Community Advocates for Parents and Children and the Colusa County Department of Health and Human Services and open to members of existing or developing multi-disciplinary teams.
About the Trainers: David Broady is Senior Deputy District Attorney for Placer County. He was instrumental in the development of the Multi-disciplinary Center and worked with it for many years. Vince Dutto is an investigator for the Placer County District Attorney’s Office. Placer County’s MDIC has emerged as a model for multi-disciplinary centers and teams throughout the state. The interview center began as a joint project of KidsFirst (the Child Abuse Prevention Council), Placer County Health and Human Services, District Attorney’s Office, and local law enforcement jurisdictions including the Placer County Sheriff, Auburn, Lincoln, Roseville, and Rocklin Police Departments. Over 2,500 children have been interviewed at the MDIC since it opened in 1993.
Objectives: Participants will be able to describe at least five examples of best practices used by multi-disciplinary centers and teams in the investigations of child abuse. • Participants will be able to summarize the priorities and timelines of other disciplines involved in a child abuse investigation, and how county protocol should accommodate these priorities and timelines. • Participants will be able to explain the 10-step interview protocol and its basis in research. • Participants will create a list of at least three actions items to improve their team’s operations in the future.
Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations to participate in this training should contact Sybil Halloran at email@example.com. Requests must be received by October 6, 2017. For more information, questions, or grievances please contact Emma Nichols at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-992-0537.