LEO0487 Child Abuse Investigations

This is an advanced/specialized training course for law enforcement or corrections officers. This 40-hour course is part of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commissions approved Advanced Training program. Upon completion of this course, the officer will learn to be able to understand child sexual abuse and how the child either discloses or denies it, to respond to and process a child abuse scene, to work with members of the Child Protection Team to collect medical evidence and conduct a briefing, to collect, package and track evidence, to find evidence that corroborates what the child said happened, to take notes and write reports that are detailed and descriptive, to plan and conduct an interview with the suspect, to prepare for a success prosecution, to be able to understand child emotional abuse and find ways to make a case for it and to be able to understand the types of child neglect and the things that you need to do when you investigate cases.

Terms Typically Offered:Offered as Needed

Classes not offered for selected criteria.

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.