During the quickly evolving COVID-19 situation, we are monitoring training plans day-by-day. We will be deciding on how to proceed with currently planned training events based on the official guidance of public organizations, size and scale of events, location, and the decisions of our hosting agencies. The health and well-being of our staff, trainers and participants is of utmost importance.

Participants should make their own decisions regarding traveling to and attending group events, in conjunction with their health care provider and employer. We understand that, given the situation, registered participants may decide to not attend events.

As soon as a decision is made to cancel or postpone an event that you are registered for, you will be notified by our staff.

  • Sex Offenders: What Every MDT Team Member Should Know

    Thursday, August 25, 2022 8:30 am PDT - 5:00 pm PDT

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    Description: Through Cory Jewell Jensen's 35+ years of providing treatment services to adult sexual offenders, she has acquired "creepy but crucial" information straight from the offenders' mouths. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch archived video interviews, listen to "advice" from offenders, including information on grooming techniques, and learn best practices for protecting our children. This is a free, all-day training at Napa Valley College and will fill up soon. Register with the link below.

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  • Finding Common Ground on Child Psychological Maltreatment

    Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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    Description: Join CAPSAC, the Psychological Maltreatment Alliance (PMA) the New York Foundling, CATTA, and a panel of national experts to discuss the emerging consensus on child psychological maltreatment and its implications for Children’s Advocacy Centers and multi-disciplinary teams. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and develop a plan to help them serve children experiencing psychological maltreatment.

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  • Child Abduction Intervention and Resource Training

    Wednesday, October 12, 2022 8:30 am - Thursday, October 13, 2022 4:30 pm

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    Location: Santa Rosa, CA
    Description: This basic training introduces participants to a multidisciplinary approach to assist professionals working within all facets of child abduction. This is 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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  • Lessons Learned Live Panel Discussion: Roll Call Vignette Video Series

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022 1:00 pm PST - 2:00 pm PST

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    Location: Online
    Description: Participants will have an opportunity to participate in a discussion about child abduction cases with the California Child Abduction Task Force. They will be able to ask the panel about current cases they are working on and to discuss past cases they have worked on. Task Force members will also share lessons they have learned during investigation and intervention of child abduction cases throughout their careers. This session is an interactive discussion, participants should come prepared to share a case they have worked on and/or to ask the multidisciplinary team members of the California Child Abduction Task Force questions regarding a child abduction investigation.

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Training Opportunities

To see a list of some of the training topics we've presented in the past, click here