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Hosted by the Roger Williams University Justice System Training & Research Institute
Conducted by the Continuity of Care Group (CCG) of RI

Monday, November 16, 2015
Registration 8:00am - 8:30am
Presentation:  8:30am – 4:00 pm

Roger Williams University Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Juveniles Who Act Out Sexually: A Comprehensive Overview shall provide sworn public safety professionals with an overall understanding of the needs of juveniles who act out sexually and the impact on the victim and families, as well as the information that’s needed for successful prosecution by the Attorney General’s Office.

Attendees will first learn to understand the contributing developmental factors, recognize the effect of abuse and trauma, understand neurobiology and risk factors for youth who sexually offend as well as methods of dealing with lapses and regression.  Secondly, attendees will learn the role and needs of the attorney general’s office in juvenile sexual abuse cases.  Lastly, attendees will learn how sexual abuse impacts children and their families and ways first responders can provide support to assist these families with the current situation. Training participants will leave with knowledge regarding how sexual abuse impacts the child victim as well as practical ways to interact with survivors. 

This seminar will be facilitated by: Chris Hebert, Juvenile Probation, Department of Children, Youth & Families John Moreira, Attorney General’s Office Melissa Santoro, Director of the Shepherd Program at St. Mary's Home for Children. Tanya Snyder, Dir. Institutional Programming, The Counseling & Psychotherapy Center Inc.

The cost for the seminar is: FREE, includes continental breakfast, breaks and materials.  Lunch will be on your own.  Telephone inquiries should be made to Liz Campo, Administrative Assistant to the School of Justice Studies at (401) 254-3731 (or e-mail her at fax (401) 254-3351.


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