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Maltreatment Speakers

Victor ViethVictor Vieth

Founder and Senior Director, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center

Victor has directed Gundersen NCPTC since its inception in 2003. During his tenure, he has trained thousands of child protection professionals from all 50 states, two U.S. Territories and 17 countries on numerous topics pertaining to child abuse investigations, prosecutions and prevention. In addition, he has been instrumental in . . . READ MORE ➤

Rita FarrellRita Farrell

Forensic Interview Specialist, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center

Rita Farrell has more than 16 years of experience working with child abuse investigations as a forensic interviewer and founding executive director of a Child Advocacy Center. In her role as chief administrator and fundraiser for the Center, Rita admits that . . . READ MORE ➤

Jane StraubJane Straub

Victim Assistance Specialist, Jacob Wetterling Resource Center

Jane has been working in the violence prevention and intervention field for over 15 years. She has had the opportunity to work with adult victims of abuse, offenders and children of all ages. In addition to providing advocacy and . . . READ MORE ➤

Alison FeighAlison Feigh

Program Manager, Jacob Wetterling Resource Center, Author

Alison Feigh has been working in the sexual abuse prevention field for over 15 years. Her academic interests are varied, but is especially drawn to prevention in faith based communities and youth serving organizations, teaching family safety . . . READ MORE ➤

Al DannaAl Danna

Coordinator of the Crimes Against Children Unit for the Tampa Bay Region

Special Agent Danna is a court qualified expert and has testified for the United States Department of Justice Attorney General’s Commission on Pornography. He is the lead investigator of the Tampa Bay Child Abduction Team (CART) and was instrumental in its development and implementation . . . READ MORE ➤

Robert Hugh FarleyRobert Hugh Farley

International Child Exploitation Consultant for INTERPOL

Robert Hugh Farley is a thirty-year veteran of the Cook County Sheriff's Police Department in Chicago, Ill. As a highly decorated detective and Deputy United States Marshal he has had over twenty-eight years of experience investigating and supervising all aspects of . . . READ MORE ➤

Mindy MitnickMindy Mitnick

Licensed Psychologist

Mindy Mitnick is a licensed psychologist practicing in Minneapolis. She received a masters of education from Harvard University and a master of arts from the University of Minnesota. She specializes in work with families in the divorce process and with victims of abuse and their families. Ms. Mitnick has trained professionals throughout . . . READ MORE ➤

Cynthia KingCynthia King

Governor's Sex Offender Assessment Board in Pennsylvania

She has over 24 years of experience specializing in the assessment and treatment of juvenile and adult sex offenders, sexually reactive youth and victims of sexual abuse and their families. She brings to her training a vast experience as a former caseworker, founder of two multidisciplinary . . . READ MORE ➤

Pete SingerPete Singer

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Pete has trained extensively and implements Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an evidence-based approach for working with children who have experienced trauma. Pete is also a registered . . . READ MORE ➤

John PiricsJohn Pirics

Detective, Hamilton County Metro Child Exploitation Task Force

Detective John Pirics has been a law enforcement officer with the Carmel Police Department for twenty years. Over half of his career has been spent investigating crimes against children, and he has been . . . READ MORE ➤

Brian HolmgrenBrian Holmgren

Former Assistant District Attorney General, Author

Mr. Holmgren served as an Assistant District Attorney General with the Davidson County District Attorney Generals Office in Nashville, Tennessee for 15 years where he was the team leader of the child abuse unit. Previously he served as an Assistant District Attorney . . . READ MORE ➤

Jim SearsJim Sears

Retired Detective

For over 30 years, Sgt. Jim Sears served as a law enforcement officer with the Irving, TX police department as a patrol officer, school resource officer, and as a detective in the Youth Services, Domestic Violence, and Child Abuse . . . READ MORE ➤

Roger Canaff

Roger Canaff

Legal Expert, Child Protection and Special Victims Advocate, Author

An experienced child, adolescent, adult, and disabled victims legal expert, he has lectured to prosecutors, law enforcement, medical experts, advocates and other allied professionals as well as the public. He continues to train and . . . READ MORE ➤

Danielle BuckleyDanielle Buckley

Senior Assistant Prosecutor for Atlantic County, N.J.

Danielle Buckley is currently assigned to the Special Victim’s Unit (SVU) where she handles cases of child and adult sexual abuse, computer crimes, financial crimes and . . . READ MORE ➤

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