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FORENSIC TRAINING IN THE INVESTIGATION OF CHILD ABUSE FOR POLICE OFFICERS, CHILD PROTECTION WORKERS AND CLINICAL CHILD FORENSIC INTERVIEWERS

FALL/WINTER 2013 - 2014

Five ONLINE modules SCHEDULED ONLINE Types of Child Maltreatment, Investigative Process and Mandates; Protocols Online sessions: Nov 4, 18, 25, 2013 at 7–8 PM* Child Development Online sessions: Jan 13, 20, 27, 2014 at 7–8 PM* Forensic Child Interviewing Online sessions: Feb 3, 10, 24, 2014 at 7–8 PM* Critical Thinking, False Allegations Online sessions: Mar 10, 17, 24, 2014 at 7–8 PM* The Investigative Context, Testifying in Court and Preparing Childern to Testify Online sessions: April 7, 14, 21, 2014 at 7–8 PM*

TEACHING FACULTY Lynn Barry, Ph.D. Candidate, RSW, CCAA and formerly of Alberta Children’s Services

HOW DO YOU REGISTER? Go to: reg.conexsys.ca/forensic13-14 23 participant seats available. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO PARTICIPATE ONLINE?  A computer with internet (high speed or dial-up)  An email address  A computer headset with microphone COST  $1200 for 5 modules SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS If you have any special needs, we will do the best to accommodate you. Please let us know.

Craig Smith, B.G.S., RCMP retired Gwyn Amat, Calgary Police Service Stephen Johnston, BSc, Calgary Police Service Jodi Quas, Ph.D., Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine Thomas D. Lyon, JD, Ph.D., is the Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Chair in Law and Psychology at the University of Southern California

GRIEVANCES Should be directed to the CCAA Board of Directors CO-ORDINATOR Lynn Barry CONTACT INFORMATION Alice Gifford Phone: (403) 289-8385 Email: aliceg@ccaa.org

*All online course times are listed in MST. An Approved Provider of Category A Training for Social Workers (provider #1100 approved through ACE-ASWB). The Association is certified as an educational institution and approved by the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. (formerly The Canadian Society for the Investigation of Child Abuse)


FORENSIC TRAINING IN THE INVESTIGATION OF CHILD ABUSE FOR POLICE OFFICERS, CHILD PROTECTION WORKERS AND CLINICAL CHILD FORENSIC INTERVIEWERS

FALL/WINTER 2013 - 2014

PROGRAM OVERVIEW  Canadian Child Abuse Association (CCAA) formerly The Canadian Society for the Investigation of Child Abuse is committed to making high quality child abuse investigative training available to all police and child protection workers, regardless of their proximity to an urban training centre. Specifically, the goal is to develop a competency-based child abuse training program of modular design which can be offered in a cost-effective, selfpaced and flexible manner using cutting edge educational distance delivery methods.

CCAA has received approval for Canadian credentialing status to award “Certified Forensic Child Interviewer” (CFCI designation) to demonstrating certificants. Participants will have the opportunity to apply for CFCI credentials upon completion of coursework if they are interested. Participants who have taken equivalent training from other organizations are also eligible to apply for CFCI certification. Please contact Lynn or Alice for further certification information.

 Online Learning Only - Five online modules are offered November 2013 through April 2014. Each online module will consist of narrated Powerpoint presentations, Live Online

Elluminate discussions, readings, videoclips, discussion forum postings, and quizzes that can be completed at your own pace over a month.

PRINCIPLES UNDERLYING THE FORENSIC TRAINING IN THE INVESTIGATION OF CHILD ABUSE  Emphasizing a joint multidisciplinary approach to investigation.  Building further investigation skills by adapting the investigation to the complexities of abusive families and recent research.  Structuring training materials to use a competency-based approach to activities that will build on the investigator’s existing skill set.  Utilizing dynamic, engaging instructors with significant expertise in their field.  Assessing skills of participants through the observation of practice scenarios, videotaped investigative interviews, an examination, feedback and coaching.  Offering knowledge relevant to work situations with results that can be immediately applied.

HOW DO YOU REGISTER? Go to: reg.conexsys.ca/forensic13-14 23 participant seats available. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO PARTICIPATE ONLINE?  A computer with internet (high speed or dial-up)  An email address  A computer headset with microphone COST  $1200 for 5 modules SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS If you have any special needs, we will do the best to accommodate you. Please let us know. GRIEVANCES Should be directed to the CCAA Board of Directors CO-ORDINATOR Lynn Barry CONTACT INFORMATION Alice Gifford Phone: (403) 289-8385 Email: aliceg@ccaa.org

An Approved Provider of Category A Training for Social Workers (provider #1100 approved through ACE-ASWB). The Association is certified as an educational institution and approved by the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. (formerly The Canadian Society for the Investigation of Child Abuse)


Forensic Training in the Investigation of Child Abuse