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Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse

Oct. 10–11, 2016
Northwest Arkansas Community College
Bentonville, Ark.


All front-line professional working cases of child maltreatment, especially law enforcement, social services, forensic interviewers, CAC staff, child abuse attorneys and prosecutors, will benefit from this training. Topics address current issues in the field, and may include interviewing /interrogating suspects, forensic interviewing, expert witnesses, trial strategies and more. 

Who Should Attend

Social workers, law enforcement, investigators, prosecutors, guardians ad litem, judges, mental health and medical providers

Gundersen NCPTC applies for AR CLE and CLEST credits for this course.


Day One

8 – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and introductions
8:45 – 10:15 a.m. Finding Equilibrium Under: The Balance between Fourth Amendment Privacy Rights and Children’s Safety in Maltreatment Investigations
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Child Abuse Exam: What it Can and Can't Tell You
12 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Interviewing & Interrogating the Child Abuse Perpetrator
2:45 – 3 p.m. Break
3 – 4:30 p.m. The Use of Children Post Separation: How to recognize Maltreatment

Day Two

8:30 – 10 a.m. TBD
10 – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 – 11:45 a.m. The Working with the Multidisciplinary Team in Child Abuse Investigations
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Cross Examination of the Defendant and Defense Witnesses
2:45 – 3 p.m. Break
3 – 4:30 p.m. Stop Checking the Box: Working with Adolescents Who Sexually Offend


Payment Information

Gundersen NCPTC accepts the following credit cards:Credit cards

  • $299 per registrant
  • If you need to pay by check or P.O. please contact Suzanne Severson ( or (651) 714-4673) to register. Please indicate if you're using a promotional code. Online registration will only accept payment via credit card.
  • There will be a $15.00 processing fee for invoicing of registration costs.

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Cancellation policy
We offer a refund minus a $75 administrative fee for each cancelled registration. We do not offer refunds if you fail to notify us prior to the conference you can't attend. Transfers: Registrations can be transferred to a different conference location for a $25 administrative fee.

Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center (GNCPTC) reserves the right to cancel or postpone this seminar if minimum registration requirements are not met or as a result of Force Majeure. GNCPTC will make all attempts to notify registrants of cancellation or postponement at the earliest opportunity. GNCPTC is not responsible for any costs incurred by registrants due to cancellation or postponement, including but not limited to airfares and hotels.


Recommended Lodging
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bentonville
2205 S.E. Walton Boulevard
Bentonville, AR 72712
(877) 834-3613

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