VOCA Bulletin Board for Trainings

CPJAD is providing an electronic bulletin board of trainings for government and nonprofit agencies serving crime victims in the State.  Agencies and individuals are invited to submit training flyers with registration information to calleen.j.ching@hawaii.gov to be posted on this Training Events Bulletin Board.


SHIFT: Supporting Heroes In Mental Health Foundational Training

Monday, October 22, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (HST)
Hawaii HIDTA
500 Ala Moana Blvd, Bldg 5, Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96813

This workshop is for individuals exposed to child sexual abuse images AND mental health professionals working with them. Team taught by a mental health professional and a law enforcement officer, this course offers professionals who are exposed to child sexual abuse images at work and who may interact often with child sex offenders (e.g., law enforcement officers, forensic analysts, prosecutors, etc.), the opportunity to learn about the causes and symptoms of the negative effects that may occur as a result of their duties and ways to mitigate them.

Mental health professionals learn about the challenges faced by professionals exposed to child pornography and other operations involving child sex offenders. The course also will provide mental health professionals with tools to help exposed individuals.

Who should attend?

  • Investigators
  • Forensic analysts
  • Prosecutors
  • Judges
  • Court workers
  • Others
  • Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Social workers
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Chaplains

Topics covered:

  • Physiological Effects and Symptoms of Chronic Exposure to Child Abuse Images
  • Factors that Contribute to Additional Negative Impacts
  • Resiliency and Coping Skills
  • Workplace Strategies
  • Integrating Mental Health Professionals
  • Family, Friends and Spousal Support
  • Nature & Scope of Child Sexual Abuse Images and Offender Networks
  • Mental Health Professionals and Law Enforcement Agents Working Together
  • Self Care Techniques for the Mental Health Professional and Exposed Individual

~Certificates of Attendance will be Provided~

To register for Oahu session:


For those who cannot attend the SHIFT training on Oahu, the training is also being offered on the Big Island.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (HST)
Hawaii County Council – West Hawaii Civic Center
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy,Building A
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740


Friday, October 26, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (HST)
Hawaii County Office of Aging – Aging and Disability Resource Center
1055 Kinoole Street, Suite 101
Hilo, HI 96720



Please note: All attendees are responsible for reserving their own lodging and/or transportation needs.

Participants will be subject to verification.

For more information, please visit http://shiftwellness.org or call 916-764-9806.

This training is funded by OJJDP Grant No 2013-MC-FX-K037

We hope you can make it!

Cheers, The Innocent Justice Foundation