CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER OF LAREDO-WEBB COUNTY
18TH ANNUAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION CONFERENCE
“It Takes a Team to Protect a Child”
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
TAMIU Student Center
Opening remarks by
Isidro R. “Chilo” Alaniz, Webb and Zapata District Attorney
Darin E. Odier
Southern District of Indiana
FBI Task Force officer/
Metro Police Department
This case study will explore the investigative steps and forensic analysis that led to the arrests and convictions of former Subway spokesman, Jared Fogle, and former Jared Foundation Executive Director, Russell Taylor. Specifically, it will discuss how the case was handled, steps taken to uncover additional crimes of the offenders, and the lessons learned. The case study will illustrate how great teamwork between city, state, and federal investigators led to the rescue and identification of 14 children.
This workshop will discuss grooming behaviors engaged in by child molesters in order to secure their victims and prevent disclosure. Grooming of the environments (family, friends) to facilitate abuse. Video clips from actual interviews/evaluations of sex offenders will be utilized to provide examples of grooming behaviors “from the mouth of offenders”. Videos with victims will be utilized to examine the psychological and behavioral effects of grooming and abuse that exist after long after the abuse has stopped.
Sherri L. Zack
This section will give an overview of the basic Federal statutes used to combat sex trafficking, along with Federal statutes criminalizing the enticement of minors for sexual purposes. The presenters will then review several cases of interest, primarily from the Southern district, to demonstrate the basic scenarios encountered by law enforcement; as well as outlining the tools and statutes that can be utilized to combat both sex trafficking and attempts to entice minors.
Zapata County ISD Attorney
The session will focus on the professional standards of care that an educator should employ when dealing with students of any age. Case and statutory laws will be examined that directly impact educators on a day-to-day basis when dealing with students in and out of the classroom.
CONFERENCE FEE $75 ~ STUDENT FEE $25
Pay 3 and 4th one is FREE
Meals and credit hours provided
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (956) 712‐1840 / FAX (956) 712‐1844