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Virtual Child Abduction Investigation for Rural Counties

 Date: September 22nd, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST

Location: Online

Participants: Professionals working within all facets of child abduction


Course Description: 

The California Child Abduction Training Project has created a free virtual Multi-disciplinary Child Abduction Training for rural counties. This training introduces participants to a multi-disciplinary approach to assist professionals working within all facets of child abduction. The training provides an opportunity for county partners to increase their understanding of the roles of each agency and network with partner agencies towards a more coordinated response for missing and abducted children. 

The course consists of viewing 12 pre-recorded modules followed by participation in a live virtual case scenario and panel discussion with members of the Calfornia Child Abduction Task Force on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021, from 10:00 am - 12: 00 pm (PT) via Zoom. participants who complete all 12 modules and join the panel discussion will receive a certificate of completion.

Topics will include:

  • California Child Safety AMBER Network
  • International Family Abduction
  • Missing and Unidentified Persons
  • Legal Issues
  • How CPS Interfaces with Other Agencies
  • Federal Agencies' resources and Response
  • Recovery, Reunification, Reintegration
  • Law Enforcement Response and Resources
  • Prosecutor Response and Resources


The panel will consist of the California Child Abduction Task Force members. More information on the members can be found here

Additional Information:

A link to view the pre-recorded modules will be sent to you after you register. Once all 12 modules have been completed, you will receive a Zoom link to join the live panel discussion.

CEU’s: Course meets qualifications for 8 hours of Continuing Education Units (Provider #128510) as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. (CIR) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs and LCSWs. CIR maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. CEUs will be available after the webinar for a fee of $45. 

MCLE : 3 hours total, $45, Provider #15175 

POST: 8 hours, Provider #1214

For additional information please contact Goretti Alvarez at or call 707-992-0537.


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 from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), made possible through the United States Department of Justice, Victim of Crime Act. 

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