Advanced Interviewing Human Trafficking Victims and Witnesses - Montgomery
|Dates:||August 17, 2017 Other Dates|
|Meets:||Th from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM|
|Location:||Center for Lifelong Learning|
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Advanced Human Trafficking Training- Middle District of Alabama
Interviewing Victims and Human Trafficking Investigations
Location: Center for Lifelong Learning
Address: 75 TechnaCenter Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117
Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm (Registration starts at 8:30 am)
Law Enforcement Contact Hours: 6
This is not a course that should be taken simply to receive training hours Attendees of this course should be service providers and law enforcement professionals that actually work with Human Trafficking victims or investigate Human Trafficking cases.
***This class is divided into a morning and afternoon session***
The morning session is intended for sworn law enforcement, victim service providers, and DHR professionals and concentrates on interviewing Human Trafficking victims and is open to both victim service providers and law enforcement.
This continuing education activity has been approved by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling for 2.75 clock hours (#17BA1) ONLY for the sections titled: Facilitating Forensic Interviews of Human Trafficking Victims.
The afternoon session is for sworn law enforcement ONLY and should be someone that works Human Trafficking cases or may encounter Human Trafficking crimes.The afternoon session focuses on investigating and prosecuting Human Trafficking cases.
This training is designed to give service providers and law enforcement professionals the additional skills needed to assist victims of human trafficking (HT) crimes, and provide law enforcement with the tools they need to investigate and successfully prosecute these cases.
The 6-hour course is divided into two 3-hour sessions.
When DHR and victim service providers register, they are signing up for the 3-hour morning session only.
When sworn law enforcement register, they are signing up for BOTH sessions.
Morning Session- 9:00am – 12:00pm
DHR, victim service providers, & sworn law enforcement)
Facilitating Forensic Interviews of Human Trafficking Victims
This section ONLY has been approved for 2.75 hours by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling.
Instructor: Crystal Gregory, M.S. Forensic Interview Specialist Homeland Security Investigations This presentation will discuss each step of a legally-defensible forensic interview while working with electronic evidence obtained in human trafficking investigations, whether it is prior to or after the collection of evidence by law enforcement. The presenter will provide case examples and techniques of gathering details surrounding evidence to gain more investigative knowledge. The presenter will focus on preparing the interviewer and victim for the use of images, chat logs, and other evidence while keeping with the needs of the victim and overcoming interview barriers and challenges. Various victims' needs will be discussed, including emotional reactions, compliancy, and relationship with offender.
Lunch- 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Afternoon Session- 1:30pm – 4:30pm (Afternoon Session- sworn law enforcement ONLY)
Investigating and Prosecuting Human Trafficking Cases
This presentation will give a basic overview to human trafficking and the current laws that address those crimes. It will provide law enforcement with training on HT investigations and will cover both sex and labor trafficking. Emphasis will be placed on the indicators of HT so that law enforcement can properly identify the perpetrators and victims. The Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign will be discussed. The Blue campaign is a collaboration with law enforcement, government, non-governmental and private organizations, that strives to protect the basic right of freedom and to bring those who exploit human lives to justice.
This seminar is sponsored by AUM's Alabama Crime Prevention Clearinghouse & Training Institute, the Institute for Criminal Justice Education, Inc, Alabama Peace Officers' Association, U.S. Attorney's Office, MDA, and ADECA Law Enforcement Planning/Traffic Safety Division. This training is funded by an ADECA Law Enforcement Planning subgrant #15-DJ-ST-008 awarded to AUM and its Alabama Crime Prevention Clearinghouse.
This APOST Certified (6 hour) training seminar will begin at 9:00 a.m. (registration at 8:30), and will end at 4:00 p.m. This seminar is open to law enforcement officers only and there is no cost to attend.
For assistance with registration please contact Margaret Faulkner.
Phone: (334) 244-3116