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Therapists in the Courtroom: Understanding and Testifying in Court
02/28/13 - 02/28/13

Sponsoring Organization(s): Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), U.S. Department of Justice (More Detail)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice (More Detail)
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) (More Detail)
Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (More Detail)
 
City: Kansas City 
State/Territory: Missouri 
Country: USA 
Event Site: Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) Facilities 
Topic: Courts
Juvenile Justice
Victims
Audience/
Additional
Information:
OVC is sponsoring one consultant to deliver a 6.5-hour training requested by the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA). The training, "Therapists in the Courtroom: Understanding Documentation and Testifying in Court," will focus on how to properly document information gathered during therapy sessions with child victims of sexual abuse in order to assist prosecution during the criminal justice process. Training participants will also learn how to both interface with the appropriate investigative agencies, law enforcement and Children's Division, and to testify in court regarding information from therapy sessions with child victims. This event is supported by the Office for Victims of Crime in coordination with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Approximately 30 mental health professionals are expected to attend.

Specific Topics: Mental health Care; Child Victims; Child Abuse; Child Sexual Assault; Prosecution 
Number of
Attendees:
30 
Event
Contact:
Name: Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center 
Phone: 866-682-8822 
Fax: 703-225-2338 
Email: TTAC@ovcttac.org 

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