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Fostering Knowledge, Increasing Confidence, Enhancing Careers

Class times are from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

Seminar Highlights

  • How to conduct a child forensic interview 
  • Child cognitive and language development
  • How to build rapport with children 
  • How to interview the adolescent child
  • How to assess the credibility of a child
  • Post-interview follow-up investigation
  • Legal aspects of the Multidisciplinary Interview
  • Common defense tactics in court
Course Length:2 day seminar
CA P.O.S.T. Plan IV Certification #:1126-31459
NV P.O.S.T. Certification #:P2840002
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Seminar Speaker

Stella Cruz- MDI Instructor

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Stella Cruz is currently a Criminal Investigator in the Child Abduction Unit at the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office. Prior to working at the district attorney's office, Stella was a police officer with the San Jose Police Department. She worked as a detective in the Assaults Unit as well as the Sexual Assaults Investigations Unit. As a detective in the Sexual Assaults Unit, she conducted hundreds of victim interviews with children that resulted in numerous convictions.

Charles Gillingham- MDI/Child Exploitation Investigation Instructor

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Charles Gillingham has been a prosecutor with the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office since 1994.He is a regular instructor for the California District Attorney's Association training prosecutors in evidence and trial advocacy.  Mr. Gillingham teaches the legal aspects of Child Exploitation Investigation for the Department of Justice in the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Kendra Nunes- MDI Instructor

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Sgt. Kendra Nunes has been with the San Jose Police Department since 1992. Over the course of her career, she has worked assignments in Communications, Patrol, Family Violence Unit, and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force/Child Exploitation Detail.

Next Seminar

February 26-27, 2018

Santa Clara, CA

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Seminar Venue

Location:Santa Clara Police Department
Hosted by:SCPD
Address:601 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Additional Seminars

June 7-8, 2018

Redwood City, CA

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