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Providing Forensic Healthcare and Support to Native Communities

Event Dates
Event Duration
90 minutes
Location
Online

Awareness of how to provide culturally appropriate and trauma informed services to the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community is important for forensic examiners. This webinar will discuss includes jurisdictional factors affecting examinations, pertinent laws to consider, and health care services that may be available to AI/AN populations.

In this webinar, the presenter discusses factors that forensic examiners should be aware of when providing trauma informed, culturally appropriate services to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) people. The presenter reviews relevant laws for forensic examiners and explains various jurisdictional factors affecting examinations, chain of custody, and prosecution. Additionally, she discusses types of health care services that may be available to AI/AN populations and provides further resources for healthcare provider training, clinical support, and survivor outreach.

Event Type
Webinar
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
Sponsor(s) / Host(s)
National Institute of Justice
Contact
Forensic Technology Center of Excellence
Registration Dates
January 27, 2020 - February 27, 2020
Registration Status
Open
Eligibility
Free and open to all
Date Modified: February 13, 2020

This webinar has been rescheduled from the original date of February 17, 2020. The time remains 1 pm ET.

Date Created: January 27, 2020