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Training Opportunities

In regards to COVID-19, the health and well-being of our staff, trainers and participants is of utmost importance. CIR is following state and local guidelines regarding masks and social distancing for in person trainings.


Maternal Wellness: Understanding Trauma Across Generations

Friday, May 10, 2024
9:00 am1:00 pm
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Join us online for CATTA’s 2024 statewide mini-conference exploring the vital need for nurturing in motherhood, with a focus on immigrant, Black, and foster mothers and the profound impacts of trauma across the generations. Our expert speakers will delve into the unique challenges faced by immigrant mothers, offering considerations and strategies to foster their well-being and resilience. Additionally, we'll examine the intricate interplay between trauma and motherhood, shedding light on its effects and implications for maternal mental health.

Whether you're a healthcare professional, caregiver, or advocate, this training will provide invaluable perspectives and practical insights to support mothers and children in diverse contexts.

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MDT Response To Child Abuse Investigations

Monday, May 20, 2024
8:00 am5:00 pm
Modesto, California
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This is an introductory team-focused training for individuals who conduct child abuse investigations, as part of a current or emerging Child Advocacy Center or Multi-Disciplinary Interview Team (CAC/MDIT) in California. Eligible participants include those in law enforcement, prosecution/county counsel, social services/CPS, mental health and medical-sexual assault examiners and victim witnesses.

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Neurodiversifying Interview Techniques

Thursday, May 30, 2024
9:00 am PDT11:00 am PDT
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This webinar will provide members of the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) with an understanding of neurodivergence, and practical ways to adapt and enhance social communication for neurodivergent clients. The training will equip the MDT with skills to design new communication techniques that will increase the effective conduct of investigations.

Polyvagal Theory 101: The Science of Connection and Stress Regulation

Friday, June 14, 2024
9:00 am11:00 am

Do you ever wonder why sometimes even when we use the right words, we can’t get through to our clients? This training will provide an explanation of polyvagal theory and how it can affect our interactions. Participants will gain a better understanding of this and related theories along with practical ways to become more effective in working with those who have experienced trauma.

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Hybrid Child Abduction Intervention and Resource Training

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
8:00 am PDT4:30 pm PDT
Whittier, CA
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The California Child Abduction Training Project has created a hybrid Multi-disciplinary Child Abduction Intervention & Resource Training. This event 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.

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