|Free Training conference focuses on stalking|
Deadline for registration is Sept. 9
Investigating stalking and conducting threat assessments in domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking cases are among the topics to be covered in a training conference sponsored by the Nebraska State Patrol.
Scheduled for Sept. 14-15, 2010, at the Ramada Inn and Convention Center in Kearney the conference entitled “Understanding and Responding to Sexual Assault and Stalking” will present best practices and emerging issues dealing with sexual assault and stalking.
Participants will hear from national speakers in the area of threat assessment and investigation in stalking and sexual assault cases.
Sessions will also be provided on the use of technology in aiding investigations, safety planning for stalking victims, and sexual assaults on college campuses.
The conference, which is free of charge to participants, is open to prosecutors, advocates, medical personnel, victim assistance programs, corrections officers, campus personnel, law enforcement and anyone working with sexual assault and stalking victims or offenders.
Funding for the conference is provided by a grant awarded to the Nebraska Crime Commission.