Specific topics addressed at the course:
Abusive caretaker assessment
The role of juvenile court vs. criminal court
Soft tissue injury assessment
Neglect child abuse injury reconstruction
Physical child abuse dynamics
The role of the physician, the emergency room and the paramedic
Child abuse weapon identification
Bruise and Wound configurations
Abuse injury comparison studies
Identification and the recovery of physical evidence
Open and closed soft tissue injury reconstruction
Soft tissue injuries from hands, belts and cords
Reconstructing wet and dry burns
Child abuse homicide and death investigations
The training course is taught by Robert Hugh Farley MS, a 30-year veteran of the Cook County Sheriff's Police Department in Chicago, Illinois, presents this eye-opening course. As a highly decorated detective, unit commander and deputy United States Marshal, Detective Farley has had over 32 years experience conducting and supervising all aspects of child abuse investigations--from sexual abuse to child homicide.
In 1997, Detective Farley created the Cook County Sheriff's Police Department Child Exploitation Unit in order to combat the online Internet solicitation and sexual abuse of children. At that time, no other law enforcement agency in the United States (or the world) had a unit working these specific types of crimes. The Cook County Sheriff's Police Child Exploitation Unit in Chicago became and remains an international law enforcement model, which boasts a 100 percent court conviction rate.
As an internationally recognized expert, consultant, author and instructor in child abuse investigation techniques, Detective Farley has conducted training courses for tens of thousands of police officers, attorneys, teachers, social workers and other professionals. He has conducted hundreds of training courses on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in 49 of the 50 states. As an international consultant for INTERPOL he has also conducted training courses in 22 different countries around the world.
Each student will receive a Certificate of Course Completion, a training manual and a set of sample forms specifically designed for physical and neglect child abuse investigation that include a physical child abuse consent to search form and a medical release form.
This training is conducted as an in-house training course, the all inclusive price to train up to 35 participants is $6,000.00 If your agency would like to bring this training to your agency please contact Julie Rock at 1-855-479-3959 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We ask your agency to provide a training room or facility with the necessary audio visual equipment.