Webinar: Forensic Examiners and Native Communities

November 20, 2019 — A webinar today, November 21, 2019, presented by the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, will focus on how forensic examiners can provide culturally appropriate and trauma informed services to the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community.

The online event will include:

• A discussion of factors that forensic examiners should be aware of when providing trauma informed, culturally appropriate services to AI/AN people;

• A review of relevant laws for forensic examiners, and the various jurisdictional factors affecting examinations, chain of custody, and prosecution;

• And a discussion of the types of health care services that may be available to AI/AN populations.

To learn more or to register, click here.

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