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Training Opportunities

In regards to COVID-19, the health and well-being of our staff, trainers and participants is of utmost importance. CIR is following state and local guidelines regarding masks and social distancing for in person trainings.


Enhancing Testimony Skills for Forensic Interviewers

Thursday, December 14, 2023
10:00 am4:00 pm
Sacramento, CA
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This training will give forensic interviewers valuable information to strengthen their testimony when appearing as fact and expert witnesses in child sexual abuse cases. Participants will learn how to communicate effectively with juries while drawing upon reliable and current research. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a mock testimony exercise in small groups.
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International Pre Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment

Saturday, January 20, 2024
8:00 am PST4:00 pm PST
San Diego, CA
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This interactive pre conference session is designed for mental health professionals, forensic interviewers, child welfare workers, prosecutors, medical personnel, and other professionals serving children and families at all levels of experience. Presenters will explore issues of ability, race, gender, religion, and other factors that may intersect in ways that create complexity in the prevention, intervention, and treatment of child abuse. Participants will learn tips and skills relevant to serving to children and families in a diverse setting.
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