Kids FIRST provides trainings for professionals as well as community members.
Mandatory Reporting Training by Kids FIRST
A virtual training for community members to learn more about mandatory reporting and Kids FIRST.
Understand mandatory reporting requirements
Learn about how to recognize and respond to signs of child abuse
Know how to make a report of child abuse
Learn about Kids FIRST's services
Wednesday April 14, 2021 | 10am - 12pm
Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Understanding, Investigating, Treating, and
Prosecuting Non-Fatal Strangulation
Sponsored by Lane County Domestic Violence Council and Kids FIRST
A virtual training for First Responders, Law Enforcement Personnel, Parole and Probation Officers, Medical Professionals, Prosecutors, Victim Advocates, Attorneys, Judges, Department of Human Services Child Welfare Professionals.
Sarah Sabri, Sr. AAG/ Domestic Violence Resource Prosecutor – Oregon Department of Justice
Nicole Broder, Oregon SANE/SAE Coordinator – Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force
May Pomegranate – SANE
Dr. Deanna St. Germain, DO – Kids FIRST
Attendees will learn about:
The dangers and risk of non-fatal strangulation.
The medical-forensic information that is critical in approaches to investigation, including medical assessments focusing on signs and symptoms of strangulation that are often overlooked in adult and pediatric cases.
Considerations for prosecution and the use of expert witnesses.
The training will also include information about the Oregon Strangulation Forensic Evidence Kit (SKIT) that was developed by Clackamas County’s Strangulation Response Initiative. This kit works on improving medical care and interdisciplinary collaboration for non-lethal, non-sexual-assault-related strangulation
Tuesday May 11th, 2021 | 11:30am - 2:30pm
Kids FIRST New MDT Member Orientation
A virtual training for new members of Kids FIRST's Multi-disciplinary Child Abuse Intervention Team.
Wednesday May 26th, 2021 | 8:30am - 12:00pm