New MDT Member Training – Discover you and your agencies role in participating in the collaborative multidisciplinary response to child abuse cases is effective in reducing trauma to children, promoting successful legal intervention, and ensuring the availability of appropriate follow-up services for children and their families. Learn the steps to access forensic interviews and/or forensic medical exams, the importance of participation in MDT case review and more.
First Contact: Minimal Facts Training – First responders, usually law enforcement and child protection, often need to obtain Minimal Facts at a scene or initial response to allegations of abuse. Upon establishing safety and collecting Minimal Facts, a referral can be made for a specialized forensic interview and/or forensic medical exam in a child-friendly setting at the Child Advocacy Center (CAC). The goal is to minimize trauma to the child and to avoid multiple interviews.
Building Initial Child Interviewing Skills – As a member of the MDT, it is important to understand how children and youth communicate. This training is designed to build your interviewing skills to help with investigation and or prosecution of cases involving children and youth as victims or witnesses.
Mandated Reporter – This training is designed for every mandated reporter and available to any adult interested in protecting children.
Topics covered include:
- When must a mandated reporter make a report to the Hotline?
- If I am an administrator, what is my liability regarding mandated reporting?
- What happens after the report is made?
- Creating an online account to report abuse.
- How to receive a disclosure.
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