This workshop will help attendees understand the stages of grooming, including how sexual predators identify and target their victims. The presenter, relying on his training and years of personal experience, will help you feel confident as you prepare for legal testimony so that both judge and jury will understand the role of grooming behaviors. This workshop will also help resolve the misinformation and misconceptions about grooming behaviors. The information provided will also help the professional pinpoint critical warning signs that can go unrecognized. This presentation also educates attendees about a victims delayed disclosure due to the psychological factors associated with trauma. This workshop will only be recorded and available On-Demand from August 10, 2020 until December 31, 2020.
Recognize the stages of grooming and utilize each stage while collecting evidence during investigations and preparing for prosecution. These are valuable tools while counseling a victim of sexual abuse.
Understand the psychological effects of sexual abuse and the relation to Delayed Disclosure which may frustrate the investigation, prosecution, and therapy of a victim.
Identify the need for and utilizing an expert witness in sexual abuse cases to increase the probability of a conviction.