Criminal victimization knows no boundaries and
can impact any person at any time.
In the current cultural climate, with LGBT issues at the forefront, the victimization of these individuals adds a layer of complexity for those who investigate crime, prosecute, or provide victim services to these community members. An understanding of the distinct challenges that affect these populations will provide a knowledge base that will encourage cooperation, while also providing an approachable environment for LGBT victims/witnesses.
By use of print materials, videos, and exercises, this course will provide the attendee with the tools and information necessary to recognize unique issues of the LGBT communities and to respond to these victims in a culturally sensitive manner.
Training will include:
Cheryl Ricciardi is a certified instructor through the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA). Cheryl has taught a multitude of classes throughout the United States and Canada, focusing on Community Crisis Response, Criminal Victimization, and Managing High Performance Teams. Cheryl has trained law enforcement officers, victim service professionals, clergy, fire/rescue, medical personnel, and many other professionals. Having worked in the arenas of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse, and crisis response, Cheryl is able to bring an experiential component to all of her trainings. She has served on numerous state and national boards and committees including Florida's Behavioral Health Crisis Consortium, Sexual Violence Prevention Steering Committee, and NOVA's National Identity Theft Advisory Board. Sh
e is a featured speaker for Training Force USA .
All members of the criminal justice and legal community, healthcare providers, and victim service professionals.
- Bucks County Police Training Center
1760 South Easton Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
DATES & TIMES:
· Friday, November 15, 2019
· Class starts at 8:00 AM Sharp - and ends at 5:00 PM (Local Time)
$199 per person
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for payment of this course
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· Substitutions may be made at any time by phone, e-mail or online
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Claude A. Pichard, Training Force USA