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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.


Neurodiversifying Interview Techniques

Thursday, May 30, 2024
9:00 am PDT11:00 am PDT
yellow flowers behind text that reads CATTA webinar for the MDT

This webinar will provide members of the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) with an understanding of neurodivergence, and practical ways to adapt and enhance social communication for neurodivergent clients. The training will equip the MDT with skills to design new communication techniques that will increase the effective conduct of investigations.

Polyvagal Theory 101: The Science of Connection and Stress Regulation

Friday, June 14, 2024
9:00 am11:00 am

Do you ever wonder why sometimes even when we use the right words, we can’t get through to our clients? This training will provide an explanation of polyvagal theory and how it can affect our interactions. Participants will gain a better understanding of this and related theories along with practical ways to become more effective in working with those who have experienced trauma.

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Hybrid Child Abduction Intervention and Resource Training

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
8:00 am PDT4:30 pm PDT
Whittier, CA
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The California Child Abduction Training Project has created a hybrid Multi-disciplinary Child Abduction Intervention & Resource Training. This event introduces participants to a multi-disciplinary approach to assist professionals working within all facets of child abduction. The training provides an opportunity for county partners to increase their understanding of the roles of each agency and network with partner agencies towards a more coordinated response for missing and abducted children.

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