Virtual Train-the-Trainer Series: Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations


Virtual Train-the-Trainer Series: Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations

May 5 — 24


Virtual Train-the-Trainer Series: Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations
June 3, 10, 17, 24, and July 1, 8 &15
1-4 PM EST

Apply today for our Virtual Train-the-Trainer Series on Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations to gain practical experience and enhance your training skills! This 7-session, interactive virtual training will instill deeper understanding of response to violence against women crimes as well as adult learning principles so you can effectively conduct training for your agency members.  Apply by May 7th!

The training is based on the IACP’s new curriculum which contains customizable lesson plans and PowerPoints for trauma-informed sexual assault investigations training located here


This 7-session virtual training offers a unique opportunity to: 

  • Enhance existing training curricula on sexual assault and co-occurring and interconnected crimes; the impact and neurobiology of trauma, and trauma-informed, offender-focused investigations 
  • Recognize culture and its effect on responding to sexual assault to maximize training efforts 
  • Strengthen presentation, facilitation, and classroom management skills 
  • Share successes, challenges, and solutions with law enforcement peers that train on sexual assault 

Course Schedule: 

  • June 3, 2021, 1:00-4:00 pm ET: Overcoming the Complexities of Sexual Violence: Understanding the Realities 
  • June 10, 2021, 1:00-4:00 pm ET: How Does Culture Influence the Communities we Serve? 
  • June 17, 2021, 1:00-4:00 pm ET: The Impact of Trauma: A Trauma-Informed Lens and Response 
  • June 24, 2021, 1:00-4:00 pm ET: Trauma-Informed First Response—First Impressions Matter 
  • July 1, 2021, 1:00-4:00 pm ET: Trauma-Informed Victim Interview 
  • July 8, 2021, 1:00-4:00 pm ET: Perpetrator Realities and Investigative Strategies 
  • July 15, 2021, 1:00-4:00 pm ET: Alcohol and Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault  

Event Costs: There is no registration fee for the training series. 

Application Information: Interested law enforcement agency personnel who are primary trainers on sexual assault investigations within their agencies are eligible to apply. The application does not guarantee attendance. To access the online application, click here

  • For a PDF of the online application, contact Audrey Eisemann, IACP Project Manager, at or 703-647-7264. 
  • Confirmation will be sent upon receipt of application.
  • Formal notice of acceptance will be sent to those applicants selected for participation in the training. 

This project is supported by Cooperative Agreement 2016-VF-GX-K024 awarded by the Office of Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice, to the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Victims of Crime. 


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Audrey Eisemann, IACP Project Manager

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1:00-4:00 pm ET

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