DA SHAW: TRAINING PROVIDED FOR CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS

L to R: John Bacher, RN-C; Lucas Whited, CYS; Denise Moore, Cenclear; Randi Reichard, Forensic Interviewer; Jendi Schwab, Assistant DA; Dr. Valliere, Psy.D.; Mary Tatum, CAC/MDIT Director

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced today that the District Attorney’s Office and the Child Advocacy Center of Clearfield County (CAC-CC) recently conducted training to aid in the prosecution of child abuse cases.

Shaw explained that members of the Clearfield County Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDIT) received Unmasking the Sexual Offender training from Veronique N. Valliere, Psy.D., a nationally recognized expert within the field.

Training topics included victim selection, identifying vulnerability, grooming behavior, and victim selection to meet deviance needs.

Participants at the training included local law enforcement, prosecutors, Children, Youth, and Family Services, mental health providers, victim advocacy organizations, forensic interviewers, and medical professionals.

Shaw reported that this training was a success and over 70 people were trained on this vital topic throughout the day.

Shaw thanked all those who took time out of their busy schedule to attend this training.

Anyone with knowledge or information about a crime is asked to call Clearfield County Crime Stoppers at (800)-376-4700.

All calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by visiting the Clearfield County District Attorney web site at “www.ClearfieldDA.org” and selecting “Report A Crime”.

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