#5034 - Domestic Violence: Investigating, Prosecuting and Providing Essential Victim Resources

Start Time/Date: 9:00 AM Monday, October 29, 2018
End Time/Date: 12:00 PM Friday, November 2, 2018
ADDRESS: Hilton Long Beach
701 W. Ocean Boulevard
CITY: Long Beach, CA 90831

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Course Description

NDAA is very excited to announce our Multi-Disciplinary Domestic Violence Training. This training is open to law enforcement, victim advocates , victim witness professionals, prosecutors, judges, crisis advocates, health care and mental health care professionals, parole and probation officers, shelter workers, social workers, members of the faith community, court administrators, paralegals, dispatch operators, legislators, school administrators, policy makers, city council members, men involved in the movement and responsible fatherhood groups, educators, survivors, children and adult protective services personnel, and other professionals and community stakeholders who work on behalf of survivors of domestic violence and their families.  You are the people whose daily decisions as well as your involvement in your communities have a major impact on the way domestic violence cases are perceived and its victims treated.  There are a variety of forums to allow you the opportunity to network with your colleagues from across the country.  For prosecutors there will be trial advocacy sessions and demonstrations of successful trial techniques.

Tentative Topics Include:

•Stopping Victim Blaming Behavior
•The Myths:  The Realities:  The Investigation
•Effective Approaches for Utilizing Trauma Informed Interviewing
•Crafting Effective Trial Strategies
•Digital Forensic Examinations and Gathering Electronic Evidence 
•Manner Of Death: Domestic Violence  Homicides
•The Charging Decision
•The Impact of Domestic Violence on our Children
•Cross Examination of Defendants and Defense Witnesses
•Protecting Victim Privacy
•Use of Experts- When, How and Where to Find Them
•Appropriate Assistance for Victims 
•A View from the  Survivor’s Eyes: Panel Discussion
•DV-  The Economic Costs and the Collateral Damage
•The Impact of Crawford on Domestic Violence  Trials
•Sentencing Concerns
•Best Practices for Weapons Confiscation & Return
•Batterer Intervention Programs
•Unique Issues for Organized Religions
•Witness Intimidation Issues
•Teen Dating Violence
•Best Practices for Policing, Prosecuting, & Accountability in Rural Communities
•Domestic Violence  and the Military
•Cyber Stalking
•Protective Orders
•Human Trafficking – Sex Trade Trafficking 
•The Visual Trial 
•Jury Selection Issues
•Ethics & Professionalism