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Training Opportunities

Advanced Techniques for Forensic Interviewing
Law enforcement, social services, prosecutors, and probation officers can sign up to learn advanced interviewing techniques for child exploitation cases. This training discusses the role of cultural issues in interrogation, important legal considerations, and the dynamics of the interview process.

Better School Attendance
"Best Practices in Truancy Prevention and Reduction" will share approaches for improving school attendance. The Sept. 21 training in Denver, Colo., is designed to help attendees develop a customized plan for their communities, with practical tips and findings from the latest research on school attendance.

Child Sex Trafficking: Awareness and Response
Hosted by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, this 3½ day training looks at issues around child sex trafficking cases, including the scope of the problem, state and federal considerations, interviewing, and coordinating services.

Evaluating Truancy Reduction Programs
Truancy program managers, school and court staff, and community members can assess the effectiveness of their truancy reduction efforts at "Evaluating Your Truancy and Attendance." The 1½ day session will start Oct. 5 in Denver, Colo.

Global Youth Justice Training Institute
Global Youth Justice will host its 12th Training Institute, Dec. 1–3, in Las Vegas, Nev. Sessions will teach strategies to establish and enhance juvenile justice diversion programs through youth and peer courts and juries.

Juvenile Diversion Certificate Program
The Juvenile Diversion Certificate Program was created to help strengthen diversion efforts, limit formal processing and incarceration, improve public safety, cut excess spending, reduce racial and ethnic disparities, and minimize youth contact with the juvenile justice system. Apply by Sept. 18 to attend the Dec. 15–18 training in Washington, D.C.