NCJTC Criminal Connections: Child Exploitation Material and Child Sexual Abuse

Training Overview

Gather up-to-date information for the investigation and prosecution of all types of child abuse cases utilizing a multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach. Learn about medical evidence, interviewing child victims/witnesses and adult suspects/witnesses, along with legal issues involved in the investigation and prosecution of child physical and sexual abuse cases. Discuss trends in offenders’ use of technology, the use of child sexual abuse material (CSAM), and sextortion. Learn law enforcement investigative techniques that capitalize on new technology.

Upon completion or this training, you will be able to:

  • Describe the type of injuries a child may sustain and those that may or may not be as a result of abuse
  • Define child physical and child sexual abuse
  • Define characteristics of victims and offenders of child abuse
  • Describe preferred practices for interviewing minor victims and offending suspects
  • Describe legal considerations for investigating and prosecuting child physical and child sexual abuse cases

Register through NCJTC

This training has been approved for 13 MN POST credits and 12.25 MN CLE Credits.

The registration fee includes 16 hours of training, program materials, and instructional costs. Participants are responsible for costs and arrangements related to meals, travel, and lodging.


Hermantown Police Department
51111 Maple Grove Rd
Hermantown, MN 55811 United States
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