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Training Opportunities

Building Cultural Competence to Serve the Whole Child and Family

Tuesday, September 17, 2024
9:00 am PDT3:00 pm PDT
Irvine, CA
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Join us this fall for an in-person training designed for mental health professionals, forensic interviewers, child welfare workers, prosecutors, medical personnel, and other professionals serving children and families at all levels of experience. Presenters will explore issues of ability, race, gender, religion, and other factors that may intersect in ways that create complexity in the prevention, intervention, and treatment of child abuse. Participants will learn strategies and skills relevant to serving to children and families in a diverse setting.
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Northern California Child Forensic Interview Training (CFIT)

Tuesday, November 19, 20248:00 amFriday, November 22, 20245:00 pm

The Child Forensic Interview Training for California is a four-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 four-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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