SAVE-THE-DATE: KCSDV Preconference Institute to the 23rd Annual Kansas Crime Victims’ Rights Conference – WICHITA – March 2020

KCSDV Preconference Institute to the 23rd Annual Kansas Crime Victims’ Rights Conference: 
Justice Begins With a Trauma-Informed Approach: Why the Neuroscience Matters and What to Do With It

AUDIENCE: Victim advocates, law enforcement, attorneys, prosecutors, victim witness coordinators, corrections, SAFEs/SANEs, medical professionals, mental health professionals, BIP providers, and other victim service professionals


Sponsored by:
KCSDV Banner


March 31, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Wichita
400 West Waterman St.

Wichita, KS 67202

Registration Fee: $125.00

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

CLE and CNE credits pending.


Training registration and more details coming soon!

Training Content:

  • Explain key concepts regarding the neurobiological impact of trauma on victim behavior and memory.
  • Describe common behaviors and characteristics of offenders.
  • Discuss bias and its impact on our work with victims and offenders.
  • Appropriately apply concepts to improve investigations, prosecutions, and victim services.
  • Analyze cautions to avoid oversimplifying, overgeneralizing, and otherwise inappropriately applying neuroscience to the criminal justice process.

Guest Presenters:

Jim Hopper, Ph.D.
Clinical psychologist and independent consultant, Teaching Associate in Psychology, Harvard Medical School, and nationally recognized expert on psychological trauma.

Photo of Jim Hopper, Ph.D.


Tom Tremblay
Retired Chief of Police and independent consultant, Faculty member for the International Association of Chiefs of Police National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women Crimes and the National Center for Campus Public Safety Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigations and Adjudication Training, and nationally recognized expert on trauma-informed sexual assault investigations

Photo of Tom Tremblay


If you have questions, contact:
Teresa Gallegos
785-232-9784 ext. 320 or

Total Training Hours: 7.0


  • March 31, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Registration Tickets is restricted to member program advocates and staff. Upcoming