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Best Practices for Investigating, Locating and Recovering Abducted Children

Best Practices for Investigating, Locating and Recovering Abducted Children

This is a FREE training event. 

Date: October 3rd, 2023

Time: 9 AM - 3 PM (PT)

Location: Sacramento, CA

Event address will be provided in the confirmation materials.

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Course Overview: 
This training will present best practices when locating and recovering abducted children pursuant to the Family Code, Criminal code, and the Hague Convention. Topics covered include the most efficient investigative tools and techniques, mandates of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) with sample legal documents, using the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction with sample legal documents, and ethics and liability issues when working in this field. 

This training will be facilitated by: 

Cristina Magana and Jim Bacin

Intended Audience:

o   District Attorneys and District Attorney Investigators

o   Law Enforcement who work with District Attorneys and Child Abduction Units.


This course meets ­5 hour(s) of MCLE credit as required by the California State Bar (Provider #15175) and is available for a fee of $45.

Produced by the Child Abduction Training Project of the Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. (CIR) in partnership with the California Child Abduction Task Force with funding awarded by the Children’s Justice Act (Grant Subaward number AC22 15 8567) through the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES).