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June 2014

Conference: School Resource Officer Conference

June 16, 2014 - June 18, 2014

This conference provides law enforcement and school personnel with up-to-date information on various issues impacting the safety of schools and communities today. Conference sessions focus on current trends in addressing school violence through crime prevention and response strategies as well as emerging technologies in law enforcement. LEARN MORE & REGISTER

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MECP Webinar: The SMART Model

June 18, 2014 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm

This month's webinar will discuss the long term mental health effects of child sexual abuse and provide an overview of the SMART (Safety, Mentoring, Advocacy, Recovery, and Treatment) model. The SMART model is an integrative approach to promote recovery from symptoms, decrease/eliminate problematic sexual behavior (PSB), prevent future abuse and strengthen resiliency in young children and their families. This model is a structured, trauma informed, victim centered, and family focused system that uses family narrative and child narrative to address the impact of trauma and recovery on the…

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July 2014

Course: 77th Annual Conference (NCJFCJ)

July 13, 2014 - July 16, 2014

Join us in Chicago, Illinois for this year's 77th Annual Conference featuring a wide range of juvenile and family law topics including child abuse and neglect, trauma, custody and visitation, judicial leadership, juvenile justice, sex trafficking of minors, family violence, drug courts, psychotropic medications, children testifying in court, detention alternatives, substance abuse, and the adolescent brain.   LEARN MORE & REGISTER

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Course: APSAC’s Forensic Interview Training Clinic

July 14, 2014 - July 18, 2014

Consistent with its mission, APSAC pioneered the Forensic Interview Training Clinic model to focus on the needs of professionals responsible for conducting forensic/investigative interviews with children in suspected abuse cases. Interviews with children have received intense scrutiny in recent years and increasingly require specialized training and expertise. This comprehensive clinic offers a unique opportunity to participate in an intensive 40 hour training experience and have personal interaction with leading experts in the field of child forensic interviewing. Developed by top…

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Protecting Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

July 16, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

MECP and The Arc's National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability have partnered for this month's webinar entitled, Protecting Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This webinar will provide an overview of the common types of violence, risk factors for violence and signs of possible victimization among children with disabilities. The presenter will provide examples on how to improve responses to effectively serve child victims with disabilities. Participants will: Become familiar with current issues facing children with disabilities, such as sexual victimization, institutional violence, human…

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Trafficking in Indian Country

July 24, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College,
Appleton, WI United States
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MECP has partnered with the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program to host the Tribal and Human Trafficking Thursdays Series. This series will bring together state, local and tribal subject matter experts (SME) to identify common types of violence, risk factors for violence and signs of possible victimization among children, including those in tribal country. Presenters will also include trafficking survivors and victim advocates who will share their stories and perspectives on developing victim-centric responses in an effort to…

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October 2014

Course: IACP 121st Annual Conference and Exposition

October 25, 2014 - October 28, 2014

Featuring renowned keynote speakers, forums and technical workshops, and the largest exhibit hall of products and services in the law enforcement community, the premier event for law enforcement provides thousands of dedicated professionals from across the country and around the world with an exceptional, concentrated forum for learning, collaborating and experiencing new technology. Join delegates from local, state, county, tribal and federal agencies at the IACP Annual Conference and Expo.   Learning Objectives Address law enforcement’s critical issues Advance their…

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December 2014

10th Global Youth Justice Training Institute

December 2, 2014 @ 8:00 am - December 4, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

On December 2–4, 2014, Global Youth Justice will host its 10th Global Youth Justice Training Institute in Las Vegas, NV. Participants will learn strategies to establish or enhance local youth justice diversion programs through teen, student, youth, and peer courts and peer juries. Topics will include training youth and adult volunteers; providing quality community services, programs, and referrals; conducting mock family intake meetings, grant writing, funding opportunities, and more. Click to register.

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January 2015

Gangs in Tribal Communities

January 29, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

MECP and the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program invite you to participate in this month's webinar with Chris Cuestas from the National Violence Prevention Resource Center. Mr. Cuestas will provide an overview of sex trafficking in tribal communities and discuss the emergence of criminal street gangs on Native American reservations. Mr. Cuestas will also highlight community risk factors among tribal communities that facilitates the development of criminal street gangs and provide strategies for effectively addressing and responding to this issue. Participants will: Identify local…

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July 2015

Human Trafficking in America’s Schools

July 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

MECP invites you to participate in our case study webinar event, "Human Trafficking in America's Schools".  This interactive webinar will connect participants directly with the experts to explore and respond to a real-life scenario on human trafficking in schools. This case study expands upon March's webinar entitled, The Role of School Resource Officers in Combating Commercial Sexual Exploitation. Participants are encouraged to review March's webinar recording prior to participating in next week's event. Participants will: Examine a real-life vignette on human…

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