- September 11, 2019
- Posted by: Kathy Ray
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
- 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.
Date & Time:
March 31, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Lunch and training materials provided.
Hyatt Regency Wichita
400 West Waterman St.
Wichita, KS 67202
March 17, 2020
Register early! Space is limited.
If you have questions, contact:
785-232-9784 ext. 320 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Hopper, Ph.D.
Clinical psychologist and independent consultant, Teaching Associate in Psychology, Harvard Medical School, and nationally recognized expert on psychological trauma.
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.
Total Training Hours: 7.0
CLE and CNE credits pending.
March 31, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm