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

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

June 16 — July 28


Virtual Train-the-Trainer Series: Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations
June 16th, 2022 - July 28, 2022

Apply today for the Virtual Train-the-Trainer Series on Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations based on the IACP's curriculum which includes customizable lesson plans and PowerPoints located hereApplication deadline is May 30th!

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 
  • Use adult learning principles to strengthen presentation, facilitation, and classroom management skills
  • Share successes, challenges, and solutions with law enforcement peers that train on sexual assault 

Training Schedule: 

Session One: June 16, 2022, 1:00-4:00 pm ET Overcoming the Complexities of Sexual Violence: Understanding the Realities Session Two: June 23, 2022 1:00-4:00 pm ET Does Culture Influence the Communities we Serve?  Session Three: June 30, 2022, 1:00-4:00 pm ET The Impact of Trauma: A Trauma-Informed Lens and Response Session Four: July 7, 2022, 1:00-4:00 pm ET Informed First Response-First Impressions Matter Session Five: July 14, 2022, 1:00-4:00 pm ET Trauma-Informed Victim Interview Session Six: July 21, 2022, 1:00-4:00 pm ET Perpetrator Realities and Investigative Strategies Session Seven: July 28, 2022, 1:00-4:00 pm ET Alcohol and Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault


Training 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.
  • Application does not guarantee attendance. To access the online application, click here. Note that when you click the "save" button at the bottom of any page, you can enter your email address to receive an email with a personalized link that allows you to return to your saved application later.
  • Confirmation will be sent upon receipt of application. Formal notice of acceptance will be sent to those applicants selected for participation in the training. 
  • Contact Alana Richardson, Project Manager, at or 703-647-7370 for a PDF of the online application and with any questions.

This project is supported by Cooperative Agreement 2019-VF-GX-K142 awarded by the Office for 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 for Victims of Crime. 


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Alana Richardson, Project Manager

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