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National Missing and Unidentified Persons Conference
September 19, 2017 - September 21, 2017
Fox Valley Technical College
City: Atlanta
State/Territory: Georgia
Country: USA
Event Site: Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
The theme of this event is "Multiple Victims Events: Implications for Investigation, Search, Rescue, and Recovery". This conference will focus on the tragic circumstances behind many missing persons reports, whether due to mass incidents or criminal events.

Participants will learn effective strategies for responding to mass incidents, search and rescue, death and forensic investigations, unidentified remains, and missing person's cases.

The National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC) of Fox Valley Technical College is partnering again this year with the National Association For Search And Rescue (NASAR) to broaden the conference scope and continue its tradition of offering dynamic speakers who provide broad knowledge and expertise to the program.

Upon completion of this conference, participants will be able to:
- Identify strategies to improve outcomes of and responses to complex missing person cases
- Describe current trends and risks related to the disappearance of vulnerable populations
- Identify strategies for effectively responding to and recovering from mass incidents and disasters
- Identify and apply critical tools and technologies to support missing person searches and investigations
- Acquire the critical skills needed to effectively manage missing person searches
- Examine best practices for the recovery and identification of unidentified remains
- Explore techniques to support victims and families

The following would benefit from this training:
- community member
- correctional officer
- court personnel
- emergency management
- law enforcement personnel and support staff
- social workers
- tribes/tribal partners
- victim service providers

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Name: Helen Connelly
Title: Program Administrator
Phone: 202-347-5610

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