ON-LINE- 8 hr.Trauma Informed Response training
ILETSB Executive Institute
Online Learning Network
All Illinois Officers must have this training completed by January 1, 2020.
This class is a prerequisite for any officer to attend the "Investigator" version of this training
Trauma-Informed Response to Sexual Assault/Abuse Course
The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Executive Institute is pleased to announce the new course “Trauma-Informed Response to Sexual Assault/Abuse” is now available on the Online Learning Network.
This course will familiarize officers with assault victims and offenders, how trauma impacts the manner in which victims are able to report, how best to support sexual assault victims during their encounter with law enforcement and the criminal justice system, and how to focus on offender behaviors and hold offenders accountable.
The trauma Informed Response to Sexual Assault/ Abuse course examines how to work with sexual assault victims while maintaining sensitivity and minimizing re-traumatization.
Course Description: The Trauma Informed Response to Sexual Assault/ Abuse course is an eight-hour victim centered, trauma-informed sexual assault training course that familiarizes officers with the complexities of sexual assault investigations.
The course will include misperceptions about sexual assault victims and offenders; how trauma can impact the victim’s report; how to support sexual assault victims during their encounter with law enforcement and the criminal justice system; and how to focus on offender behaviors. This course reviews several effective techniques for sexual assault investigations, while considering the trauma the assault has on the victim.
The course meets the training mandated by the Illinois Police Training Act, 50 ILCS 705/10.21
Legal Mandates Met: The Trauma Informed Response to Sexual Assault/ Abuse course meets the Civil Rights, Procedural Justice, Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority, Human Rights, Law Updates, and Sexual Assault Trauma-Informed Response (with report writing) legal mandates.
This course does not meet the Sexual Assault/Abuse Investigator mandate - that course is offered through the MTUs only.
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