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NATIONAL CENTER FOR PROSECUTION OF CHILD ABUSE
National Conferences

NCPCA sponsors a series of in-depth national conferences and advanced trial advocacy courses for prosecutors and allied professionals. NCPCA outreach utilizes evidence based practices to train thousands of child abuse professionals on all aspects of the investigation and prosecution of child abuse.

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Unsafe Havens         
Investigation and Prosecution of Technology-Facilitated Child Sexual Exploitation
March 14–18, 2016, Philadelphia, PA
Summary | Flyer | Agenda | Hotel | Registration

 

Investigation and Prosecution of
Child Fatalities and Physical Abuse

September 26-30, 2016, Location TBA
Summary | Registration forthcoming

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Unsafe Havens:  Investigation and Prosecution of Technology-Facilitated Child Sexual Exploitation 
March 14–18, 2016, Philadelphia, PA
Flyer | Agenda | Hotel | Registration

This week-long national conference offers training for prosecutors handling technology-facilitated crimes against children. Utilizing a mixture of lectures, case studies, and small group discussions, prosecutors will gain in-depth understanding of the emerging technology, how and where to find data, emerging legal issues related to warrants, subpoenas, and elements of proof, as well as best practices for building strong cases. Faculty for this course is comprised of digital forensics experts, and experienced prosecutors.

 

Investigation and Prosecution of
Child Fatalities and Physical Abuse

September 26-30, 2016, Location TBA
Registration forthcoming

This week-long, multi-track advanced course is specifically designed to meet the needs of frontline prosecutors and their teams who investigate and prosecute cases of child fatalities and physical abuse cases. Topics include Medical Investigation of Fatal Child Abuse: The Medical Examiner's Perspective, Child Torture, Medical Neglect, Overview of Abusive Head Trauma and Forensic Controversies, The Prosecutor's Role and MDT Collaboration, Investigation of Child Homicides and Scene Investigations, Interviewing and Interrogating Techniques, Building Your Case, Child Fatality Review Teams, Use of Expert Witnesses, Dissecting Defense Expert Testimony, Accomplice Liability, Proving the Whodunit, Ethics, Advanced Topics in DNA and Offender Profiles. Faculty for this conference includes medical personnel, experienced prosecutors drawn from across the country, experienced child abuse investigators and recognized experts in the field.

 

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