WEBINARS

WEBINAR WEDNESDAYS
Delayed Disclosure of Sexual Abuse: Building the Case

This webinar will cover issues related to investigating and presenting cases involving delayed disclosure of sexual abuse.  Areas covered will include investigative tips and strategies for locating corroborative evidence when long periods of time have passed since the abuse; charging considerations depending on the available evidence; legal guidance on certain types of evidence; and how to effectively present these type of cases to a jury 

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Pre-Trial Strategies in Child Abuse Cases

This webinar will discuss a variety of pre-trial strategies to implement in child abuse cases in order to place the State in its best position for successful prosecution.   From charging decisions to working with victims to pre-trial motions practice, this webinar will highlight helpful tools for prosecutors to utilize in the time leading up to trial in order to narrow legal disputes, minimize surprise at trial, and strengthen the State’s position for a favorable and just outcome for the victim.

PAST WEBINARS

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What Every Prosecutor Needs to Know About Forensic Interviewing

MARCH 25

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MAY 18

Digital Evidence: A Primer For Your Prosecution

JUNE 24

Corroborating Evidence Overview In Child Abuse Prosecutions

JUNE 29

Prosecuting Child Abuse Cases With Limited Evidence

JULY 13

Responding To The Demand of Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

JULY 20

Preparing the Court for Children - Proactive Pretrial Motions

JULY 27

Medical Findings in Child Sexual Abuse Cases: What Every Prosecutor Needs to Know

AUGUST 17

Use of Experts in Child Sexual Abuse Cases

AUGUST 31

The Evolution of Child Pornography and the Child Pornography Offender

SEPTEMBER 28

Exchanging “Best Practices” for Prosecuting Child Sexual Abuse Cases

SEPTEMBER 21

Investigation and Prosecution Techniques of Child Sex Trafficking Cases

OCTOBER 5

It Really Didn't Happen:Recantations of Child Sexual Abuse

JANUARY 11

Preparing MDT Professionals to Testify in Court

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JANUARY 18

 Legal and Effective Pretext Communications

FEBRUARY 22

Opening Statements/Closing Arguments

MARCH 15

Developing a Kids in Court Program

APRIL 19

Process of Disclosure in Child Abuse Cases

MAY 10

Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting of Girls in the U.S.

MAY 24

Jury Selection-A Checklist Approach

June 21

Suspectology: Getting into the Child Sexual Offender’s

Mind to Improve Interview Strategies

Understanding Your S.A.N.E. Examination 

July 26

September 13

Courthouse Facility Dogs Assisting in the Investigation and Prosecution of Crimes Against Children

September 27

Ethics in Child Abuse Prosecutions 

October 11

Minimal Fact Interviews of Children

November 8

State of the States: Mandated Reporting Laws Across the

U.S.: Similarities, differences, and changes

December 13

Working with Deaf Victims and Witnesses in Child Abuse Cases

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January 31

Failure to Thrive: Why and so what?

February 14

Handling Defense Attacks on Children's Suggestibility

March 21

Cross-Examination of the Defendant and Defense Witnesses

in Child Abuse

April 25

Internet Sex Offenders: Understanding the Psychology to Help Catch a Predator

May 23

Abusive Head Trauma: An update on advancing science

and alternative hypotheses

May 30

Qualifying Children to Testify

June 20

Investigating and Prosecuting Allegations of Medical

Child Abuse

July 25

Child Death Investigation: Use of Dolls in Video Reenactments

August 15

Why Forensic Interviewers and Prosecutors Should Explore Grooming Activities

August 22

Back to Basics: Child Physical Abuse Cases

August 29

Back to Basics: Infant Fatality Cases

September 12

Back to Basics: Child Sexual Abuse Cases

September 26

Back to Basics: Technology Facilitated Crimes Against Children

September 26

Back to Basics: Technology Facilitated Crimes Against Children

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August 28

The Racket About Rickets: Confronting the Metabolic Bone Disease Defense at Trial

August 21

Interrogating Child Abuse Suspects

September 17

Computer Forensics for Prosecutors Part 1

October 16

Understanding Social Media Searches for Prosecutors 

October 23

Search and Seizure Update (Post Carpenter)