Expand Your Knowledge in an Upcoming Project FIND Training
March 24, 2021 / Project FIND
The Adult Advocacy Centers and our partners at Modell Consulting Group currently offer four different Project FIND trainings for professionals who want to improve their skills when conducting forensic interviews for victims with disabilities. All trainings are free and online, but seats are limited.
Project FIND Foundations Training
The Project FIND Foundations five-day training teaches participants the basic skills they need when performing forensic interviews for adult crime victims. It is designed for professionals with roles and experience in or working with adult victims and witnesses of crime and individuals with disabilities.
Project FIND Advanced Certificate Training
The Forensic Interviewing Individuals with Disabilities (Project FIND) Advanced Certificate Training is designed for established forensic interviewers with previous basic training and extensive experience in forensic interviewing and/or working with individuals with disabilities.
Project FIND Adapted Training
Forensic Interviewing Individuals Who Do Not Speak
The Project FIND Adapted three-day training is designed for established forensic interviewers with previous basic training and extensive experience in forensic interviewing and/or those working with individuals with disabilities. The training is founded in forensic interviewing best practices with considerations and adaptations to account for individuals who do not speak, use gestures to communicate, speak few words or utilize a communication device.
Project FIND Prosecutor Training
The Project FIND Prosecutor two-day training is designed for prosecutors who want to increase their knowledge about the needs of crime victims with disabilities and learn about different ways to pursue charges in these cases. The training is founded in best practices, with considerations and adaptations to account for individual disability, mental health disorder, language capacity and cultural background.