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Child Abuse and Neglect 201: Collaboration in Child Abuse Investigations

Thursday, December 28, 2017
1:00 pm4:00 pm
Child Advocacy Center | 5025 Garland Street | Lincoln

This training is designed to assist multi-disciplinary team members in understanding their roles and responsibilities when first responding to child abuse and neglect calls. The training brings together federal and state statutes, current protocols and state-of-the-art research to promote a consistent, clear, and practical approach that first responders can use when answering these calls.

Participants will be able to:

-Describe how child abuse and neglect is reported and investigated in Nebraska
-Define the collaborative approach to child abuse and neglect investigations
-Describe the roles and responsibilities of Child Protective Services in protecting children
-Explain the roles and responsibilities of Law Enforcement in protecting children
-Explain the roles and responsibilities of child advocacy centers in protecting children

Target Audience:
Multidisciplinary Team Members: Law Enforcement, Child and Family Specialists, prosecutors, child and family advocates, medical and mental health professionals, school personnel, CASA volunteers, and other service providers.

Cost and Registration:
There is no cost to attend: however, registration is required. To register, please click "register now" below.

Continuing Education:
This program is approved for 4 CEUs for Social Workers and Licensed Mental Health Professionals and qualifies for 2.66 CLEs for attorneys. This program meets the criteria for 4 hours towards Nebraska Law Enforcement Continuing Education requirements.