We are finishing out April with a BANG!!!
CHILDFIRST SPRING ILLINOIS 2022 course is being conducted by the Zero Abuse Project. We would like to thank our presenters Rita Farrell, Victor Veith and Rachel Johnson for providing our participants with professionals knowledge and skills to enhance their skills. ChildFirst is an intensive five-day course in which students learn the necessary skills to conduct a forensic interview of an alleged child abuse victim. ChildFirst is an intensive five-day course in which students learn the necessary skills to conduct a forensic interview of an alleged child abuse victim. ChildFirst is designed for investigative teams of law enforcement officers, social workers, prosecutors, and forensic interviewers. Students receive training on the ChildFirst Forensic Interview Protocol, memory, and suggestibility, child development, testifying in court, legal issues and preparing children for court. ChildFirst is rigorous and interactive.
QUARTERLY ADVOCATE ROUNDTABLE
Please join us for our Quarterly Advocate Round Table! Join us in networking, discussion, and fun! CACI will facilitate advocate round table discussion. This is an opportunity for advocates to network, assist one another with overcoming challenges, and share ideas. Advocates are encouraged to come with a question that they would like feedback from their peers and more information from others across the state.
The month of May CACI will be offering
Prepare and Predict
The Prepare and Predict Method allows the forensic interviewer to prepare victims for the evidence that will be presented to them in the forensic interview process, while providing them an opportunity to predict what it is they are about to see and/or discuss with the forensic interviewer. Using this method provides the victim the ability to cognitively and psychologically prepare themselves for the topic at hand. This workshop will provide participants with instruction, tools to present evidence using the Prepare and Predict Method through lecture, case examples and video clips.
Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention
Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention course for your therapist. I am sending instructions, please if you have any questions let me know. Below you will find a word document attached with the course description.
May 17, 18, 19, 2022
9:00 A.M.-2:30 P.M.
Presented by Carrie Epstein, LCSW-R
We encourage you to save the date for all the excitemet we have stirring up in the coming months.
SAVE THE DATE
Leadership Supervision Training
June 15, 2022- Leading Through Change
September 14, 2022- Difficult Conversations
Employee Strategies, Inc. (ESINC) partners with leaders to build cultures that work. We are passionate about transforming cultures, aligning teams, and developing leaders. We use a simple process and proven methodologies to engage people and create more effective organizations and teams. ESINC helps leaders and organizations identify and implement the Systems, Behaviors, Symbols, and Rituals that best align with their ideal path forward. As an organization, we are able to help leaders assess their current state, articulate a desired future state, design solutions, and implement. Our Core Values are Responsive, Results-Oriented, and Fun!
August 15, 2022- The Balance of Compassion and Accountability
October 17, 2022- Balancing Compassion and Accountability into your Role
The concepts principles associated with trauma-informed care have received extensive attention over the last 10 years. Trauma-informed practices have been designated across multiple types of service systems, including child welfare, mental health, juvenile justice, substance abuse, among others. To date, the primary focus has been on supporting the organization and its employees to utilize a trauma-informed approach with the clientele served. However, considering recent national and global events, a broader trauma-informed leadership approach at an organizational level is warranted. This presentation is designed for leaders across roles who want to empower and engage the current workforce. Drawing from the literature on effective leadership, implementation science, and trauma-informed care principles This presenter will highlight the principles of trauma-informed care and provide strategies to integrate these principles into their leadership practices. This presentation is designed for leaders at all levels.
Interviewing Beyond Sexual Abuse
This two-day training aims to enhance previously acquired forensic interviewing skills by addressing challenges related to reluctance and the variety of ways in which youth who have experienced or witnessed maltreatment present. By covering topics of chronic, physical and psychological abuse, witness to violence and technology-facilitated crimes, trainers will provide participants with information, tools and resources for which to approach these cases.
This training is for those interviewers with intermediate set of skills.