Forensic Interviewing of Children
This seminar is designed for prosecuting attorneys, assistant prosecuting attorneys, CPS workers, police officers, and CAC interviewers who are involved with child abuse investigations or prosecution. The training is designed to increase your understanding of the primary features of forensic interviewing and provide information to enhance your interviewing skills. The Forensic Interviewing training provided by the Child Abuse Training Services (CATS) department within PAAM is the only DHS and GTF approved Forensic Interviewing training within the state.
Michigan's Forensic Interviewing Protocol was developed in conjunction with the DHS and GTF. The goal of a forensic interview is to obtain a statement from a child in a developmentally sensitive, unbiased, and truth-seeking manner that will support accurate and fair decision-making in the criminal justice and child welfare systems. Topics to be covered include:
Pre-interview Preparation Interviewer guidelines Conducting a phased interview
Special topics/ children with special needs Guidelines for questioning children
There is no tuition charge or charge for materials for this seminar. Attendees are responsible for overnight accommodations, transportation, meals and other incidental costs. If there are specific questions you would like addressed at the seminar, please list them on the registration form, and the questions will be provided to the speakers in advance. This forensic Interviewing seminar is MCOLES approved and qualifies for 12 Social Work CE units.
Course Date: November 7 - 8, 2013
Course Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Course Location: Double Tree Bay City Riverfront (989) 891-6000
One Wenonah Park Place
Bay City MI 48708
Course Fee: No tuition charge
Registration Deadline: October 18, 2013. Confirmation details for this seminar will be sent out approx. 2 weeks prior to the seminar date. Registration is limited to 30 people.
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For more information go to www.michiganprosecutor.org
Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)
The Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) course was developed from the military Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) training. TECC is adapted to provide operators with battlefield proven trauma care information and techniques. This training increases the likelihood of survivability for casualties of significant trauma due to hostile action, particularly penetrating trauma.
Students will be emailed study material prior to the course. Students will be provided with an electronic version of the military TCCC Tactical Combat Casualty Care Handbook to study.
This course will include a bandaging system as well as a tactical tourniquet that each participant can take back from the class.
Course Date: November 12, 2013
Course Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Course Instructor: Rick Holland, Tactical Combat Casualty Care Instructor
Course Location: Delta College, Room F027
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $125.00 per person
Delta College Consortium Members: $75.00 per person
Registration Deadline: November 5, 2013