Since 1999, the California Child Abduction Task Force has presented over twenty trainings throughout California. These trainings have attracted over 2,000 participants, primarily professionals who are first responders to reports of child abduction. According to the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) training evaluations, participants have found the training worthwhile and the trainings have provided relevant and pertinent information.
Child Abduction Intervention and Resource Training
May 22-23, 2013
2-Day Training from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (check-in begins at 8:00 am)
THIS TRAINING IS FUNDED BY THE CALIFORNIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (CAL EMA), WITH CHILDREN'S JUSTICE ACT FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, ADMINISTRATION ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES, CHILDREN'S BUREAU ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.
This is a free training.
If you are interested in Continuing Education please apply and pay for credit at the training. Cash or check only please; payable to “CIR, Inc.”
POST, Plan IV - 12 Hours total, no cost, Provider # 1214
CEUs for MFT / LCSW - 12 Hours total, $25.00, Provider # 4128
MCLE - 8 Hours total, $25.00, Provider # 15175
This basic training introduces participants to a multi-disciplinary 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. It is suitable for: Child Abuse and Abduction Programs, Child Protective Services, Law Enforcement, Mental Health, Non-profit Organizations, Prosecutors and Investigators, Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Programs, Victim Witness and Educators.
Presentation Topics Include:
- California Child Safety AMBER Network
- Child Protective Services Roles, Responses and Resources
- Federal Agencies’ Resources and Response to Child Abductions
- Recovery, Reunification, and Reintegration
- Impacts and Interventions
- International Family Abduction
- Legal Issues
- Missing and Unidentified Persons
- Missing Children Law Enforcement Response and Resources
- Prosecutor Response and Resources
- Missing and Abducted Case Scenario
- Case Presentations
Pre-registration is required. Exact location to be provided upon confirmation of registration. No-walk in registrations will be allowed.
To register online please click here.
To register by fax download the brochure and registration form here.
Travel Scholarships are available.
To apply for a travel scholarship please download the Application Form and fax to Nicole O'Connor at 805-584-3015.
A confirmation letter with map and directions to the training location, along with other training details, will be emailed to you following the registration deadline.
For more information, please contact
Nicole O'Connor at
(805) 584-0525 (phone)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 3, 2013