TRAININGTraining Opportunity for Law Enforcement, Criminal Investigators, Multi-Disciplinary

The New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. and the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women would like to invite you to register for the training: “Effective Criminal Investigations Addressing Sexual Harm by Native Youth”

This is a great training opportunity! You are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend this two-day training at Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico by internationally recognized adolescent sex offender therapist, Joann Schladale, MS, LMFT. Ms. Schladale has been working in the field of interpersonal violence and trauma since 1981. In 1991, as faculty at the University of Louisville, she developed and coordinated the internationally acclaimed Juvenile Sexual Offender Counselor Certification Program. She continues to teach courses focusing on a collaborative approach to stop violence and sexual harm.

This course focuses on optimal investigation to promote successful standardized protocols for responding to youth who cause sexual harm. Law enforcement personnel working in a range of settings are challenged to facilitate clearly defined and structured investigations when faced with allegations of sexual harm by youth. Content includes: practical ways to enhance community safety; understanding vulnerabilities that can lead to sexual harm; information gathering through effective interviewing, organizing and documenting information; and practice skills. Multidisciplinary teams are encouraged to apply for this training.

Scholarship: Two days from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

  • All registration costs and materials
  • Up to two nights’ hotel (up to $91 per night if you live 50 miles or more from Isleta Pueblo) reimbursement with original receipt
  • Mileage for one round trip (if you live 50 miles or more from Isleta Pueblo) according to state mileage chart

Please see Application and Agenda flyer for further details.