Multidisciplinary Investigating of Child Injuries and Death

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Monday, June 3, 2024
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Instructor Location:
Town & Country Inn & Suites
110 N. 54th Street
Quincy, IL 62301
Instructor: Detective Jennifer Hillgoth - Aurora Police Department
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0


Each topic will be discussed in a way that professionals working child abuse can recognize and distinguish various offenses involving children, appreciate their unique characteristics, dispel common myths and outdated practices, discern how injuries may or may not present, understand the complexities involved and learn how to overcome the challenges these cases present. This session will also provide guidance with responses to there specific calls while acknowledging the unique characteristics and discuss how to work with an MDT for the best outcome. The importance of an adequate investigation will be highlighted on cases where victims are unable to tell their story. The focus will include real case scenarios of incident investigation, suspect interviews, child interviews, non-offending caretaker/witness interviews, crime scene evaluation and creation of timelines. The most common forms of physical abuse will be discussed, which will include bruises, burns, fractures, and abusive head trauma.