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Training Opportunities

2019 1st Quarter Training Opportunities

Center For Children is dedicated to providing a variety of comprehensive training courses.  Our courses help related professionals develop their skills and further their careers by offering specialized training conducted experienced, licensed individuals with real world field experience. These courses also enable you to earn professional development hours (CEU credits). For more information about upcoming courses please contact us at: development@center-for-children.org

‘Just Looking?’: Evaluating Risk in Online Behavior

April 8 & 9  Monday-Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm

The course teaches participants to: Identify the potential applications of behavior analysis in working with offenders who use technology to facilitate offending Identify the key issues in ‘image based child sexual exploitation Use behavior analysis tools in analyzing evidence in child sexual exploitation cases Identify the key risk factors in cases involving indecent images of children Understand how women use technology and internet to facilitate the sexual exploitation of children Recognize ‘chat based’ child exploitation and online grooming behaviors. There is no prerequisite for this course. This training is reserved for professionals who work in this arena (law enforcement, probation, social workers). We reserve the right to deny participation to any registrant who does not meet that criteria.

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Advanced Sex Offender Specialist Interview

April 10-12  Wednesday – Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

This advanced comprehensive specialist interviewing course has been specifically designed examining the use of pro-jected personality profiling in creating customized interviews. The course will explore the use of incremental questions in customized interview strategy, introduce the concept of incremental questions and provide opportunities to build upon the experience of using s-bat tools. This course has a prerequisite; you must have completed Basic Sex Offender Spe-cialist Interview Course. This training is reserved for professionals who work in this arena (law enforcement, probation, social workers). We reserve the right to deny participation to any registrant who does not meet that criteria.

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Interdiction for the Protection of Children 

April 22- 23, 2019 Monday & Tuesday  8:30 AM – 4:30 PM 

Interdiction for the Protection of Children is designed to make patrol officers aware of the variety of resources available to assist them in establishing the status of the child may be missing, exploited, or at risk of exploitation and what courses of action are immediately available.

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