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Trauma Informed Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Abuse

posted Jun 25, 2018, 2:29 PM by Bridget Derkash   [ updated Jun 26, 2018, 2:11 PM ]
Trauma Informed Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Abuse 

July 25th, 2018 
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm 
Eagle County Community Center 
Sopris Room 
20 Eagle County Rd. 
El Jebel, CO 81623 

Trauma-Informed Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Abuse 
2 hours 
Presented by Meghan Hurley, RBRC Mental Health Coordinator and Lee Damuth, Lead Investigator at the 9th Judicial District DA’s office

Participants will learn acute and long-term impacts of trauma on victims as well as neurobiological, psychosocial, and physiological impacts of childhood trauma on the lifespan. The importance of a trauma-informed law enforcement response and six core principles of a trauma-informed law enforcement response will be addressed. Practical applications for responding to teens and adolescence will be discussed. Specifics on their coping strategies, support structures, and early intervention will be highlighted.