The National Indian Country Training Initiative is pleased to announce a training titled The Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country. Travel and lodging accommodations will be provided by the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Legal Education. This training is designed for federal and tribal investigators, prosecutors, and victim witness personnel who work domestic violence and sexual assault cases in Indian country and will focus on cases with adult and adolescent victims. The training will cover applicable federal assault and sexual assault statues, interviewing victims and suspects, implementation of Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013), trial issues including pre-trial motions, the use of expert testimony, and common defenses.THIS IS A FREE TRAINING. For more information, and to registser, please contact Leslie.
Just Detention International and the PREA Resrouce Center are holding two FREE full-day trainings in Columbia, SC. The first training, on April 23, will focus on creating a trauma-informed victim services program, as required by the PREA standards.The second training, in April 24, will provide corrections staff with the skills to develop inmate education programs that comply with the PREA standards. Both trainings will be held at the same site in Columbia, SC. Because the sessions complement each other, it is encouraged that you attend both. Each will feature interactive exercies, expert panels, sexual abuse survivor testimonies, and group discussions that cater to individuals working in a range of detention settings. Speakers will include leaders in the fields of law enforcement, corrections, advocacy, and mental health, as well as a survivor of sexual abuse in detention.For more information or to register, visit http://www.justdetention.org/en/south-carolina-regional-training-application.aspx
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