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SHIFT Wellness Psycho Educational Program - Colorado Springs, CO

The Innocent Justice Foundation

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (MST)

SHIFT Wellness Psycho Educational Program - Colorado...

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SHIFT Wellness - Colorado Springs, CO 54 Tickets Feb 25, 2019 Free  

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SHIFT: Supporting Heroes In mental health Foundational Training

This workshop is for individuals exposed to child sexual abuse images AND mental health professionals working with them. Team taught by a mental health professional and a law enforcement officer, this course offers professionals who are exposed to child sexual abuse images at work and who may interact often with child sex offenders (e.g., law enforcement officers, forensic analysts, prosecutors, etc.), the opportunity to learn about the causes and symptoms of the negative effects that may occur as a result of their duties and ways to mitigate them.

Mental health professionals learn about the challenges faced by professionals exposed to child pornography and other operations involving child sex offenders. The course also will provide mental health professionals with tools to help exposed individuals.

 

Who should attend?

Investigators

Forensic analysts

Prosecutors

Judges

Court workers

Others

Psychologists

Counselors

Social workers

Employee Assistance Program

Chaplains

 

Topics covered:

Physiological Effects and Symptoms of Chronic Exposure to Child Abuse Images

Factors that Contribute to Additional Negative Impacts

Resiliency and Coping Skills

Workplace Strategies

Integrating Mental Health Professionals

Family, Friends and Spousal Support

Nature & Scope of Child Sexual Abuse Images and Offender Networks

Mental Health Professionals and Law Enforcement Agents Working Together

Self Care Techniques for the Mental Health Professional and Exposed Individual

~Certificates of Attendance will be Provided~

 

Please note: All attendees are responsible for reserving their own lodging and/or transportation needs.

 

Participants will be subject to verification.

 For more information, please visit http://shiftwellness.org or call 916-764-9806.

This training is funded by OJJDP Grant No 2013-MC-FX-K037

Have questions about SHIFT Wellness Psycho Educational Program - Colorado Springs, CO? Contact The Innocent Justice Foundation

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University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Berger Hall
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (MST)


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The Innocent Justice Foundation

Innocent Justice is the recipient of an OJJDP Training and Technical Assistance grant award for a project entitled SHIFT:  Supporting Heroes In Foundational mental health Training (SHIFT) to serve Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force agents and other professionals exposed to child pornography. The entire program is designed to educate exposed individuals how to prevent trauma, educate mental health professionals how to better serve exposed individuals, conduct best practices research and develop agency guidelines to mitigate negative effects of exposure to child sexual abuse images. To find out more please go to www.shiftwellness.org. 

Innocent Justice is a 501c3 organization whose mission is to support any and all law enforcement agencies in the pursuit of child pornography offenders.  It does this through education of law enforcement, policy makers and the public on the true nature and scope of child sexual abuse and torture images.  To find out more, go to www.innocentjustice.org

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