The following courses are designed for WA State law enforcement investigators, coroners, medical examiners, prosecutors, and specialized interviewers. The goal of our courses are to help participants become proficient in investigations, and to continue improving their skills.
Due to RCW regulations on training, certain courses will prioritize certain professions. Click below on any of our courses for more information on additional requirements and course structure.
|Course Name||Course Number||Description||Cost|
This is a 4 day (32 hour) multidisciplinary onlinecourse for WA State law enforcement investigators, prosecutors, and specialized child interviewers. The training is co-sponsored by the WA State CJTC and the Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence. The focus is on improving investigative skills in child sexual abuse and physical abuse cases, with emphasis on the forensic interview with the child in suspected sexual and physical abuse cases.
Free for mandated WA State law enforcement, prosecutors, CPS and child interviewers.
$500 for out-of-state applicants.
|5359||The day long "refresher" class will review and reinforce research-based best practices in child forensic interviewing and discuss recent modifications to best practices in child forensic interviewing.||$50|
|7200||Class participants will learn the impacts of trauma on victims, witnesses, and suspects of sexual violence and gain knowledge and strategies for successful interviews. Participants will conduct interviews of professional actors portraying suspects in this class.||Free|
This training has been modified to a 4-day, 4.5 hour per day online format that also includes up to six hours of pre-course work and take home materials.
This course is mandated for officers responsible for investigating sexual assaults involving adult victims. This class is also open to prosecutors, who will receive CLEs for their attendance, and system-based advocates.
Due to the state mandate, officers will be prioritized for enrollment.
Out-of-state applicants are accepted only on a space-available basis two weeks prior to course start and with payment of a $500 fee.
This online course is for WA State law enforcement investigators, coroners, and medical examiners who are responsible for investigating child fatality cases. The goal of the course is to help investigators become proficient in investigating sudden and unexplained infant death and serious injury scenes.
$150 for WA state students
$200 for out of state students