Child Abuse Training for Prosecutors

Start Time/Date: 9:30 AM Tuesday, April 30, 2019
End Time/Date: 11:45 AM Thursday, May 2, 2019
ADDRESS: Hyatt Place
219 West Beaver Avenue
CITY: State College, PA 16801

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Members of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association must use the email address that is registered with PDAA in order to receive the options and rates available only to members. Questions? Call Tamara Heagy at 717-238-5416.
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Child Abuse Training for Prosecutors


The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute is pleased to offer its Child Abuse Training for Prosecutors course. A faculty of experienced prosecutors and nationally renown medical experts will provide comprehensive training on issues surrounding the prosecution of physical and sexual abuse of children. The instructors will stress a collaborative and integrated approach among investigators, prosecutors and medical professionals in the investigation and presentation of these difficult cases. Topics will include common defenses and myths in both physical and sexual abuse cases, abusive head trauma and neglect, the investigation and prosecution of institutional cases, and investigative and trial strategies. 



Registration closes on March 22, 2019. Registration for this conference is restricted to prosecutors currently employed in Pennsylvania by a county district attorney’s office or the Office of Attorney General.  The PDAI reserves the right to decline registrants who do not meet the criteria. Attendance is limited to 50 prosecutors. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. To register online submit your email address above. You can also download the brochure and mail, fax or email it to:

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute
2929 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Fax: 717-231-3912


Cancellations received on or before April 12, 2019 will be refunded the full registration fee. No refunds can be issued for cancellations received after April 12, 2019; however, substitutions are permissible. You must also call the hotel directly at 1-800-233-7505 to cancel your room reservation. 


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Place at the rate of $102.00 per night, single or double occupancy plus state and local taxes. The room rate is a separate charge paid directly to the Hyatt Place. It is not included in the registration fee. You may make your reservations by calling the Hyatt Place directly at 1-888-492-8847 by March 22, 2019. Please be sure to mention the conference in order to recieve the group rate. 

Hyatt Place
219 West Beaver Avenue
State College, PA, 16801

Course Materials

Course materials will be emailed prior to the course giving attendees an opportunity to print or download the materials prior to the course. A thumb drive with the materials will be provided at registration.


This course is worth 12 substantive CLE credits.