2012 NYSP Child Abuse and Neglect Seminar
The New York State Police Academy will host its 7th annual Child Physical Abuse & Neglect Seminar November 13th to 16th, 2012, for law enforcement, social service agencies, prosecutors, and victim advocates who work in New York State. This seminar is intended to assist field level personnel in the successful investigation and prosecution of child abuse and neglect. This extensive training is provided at no cost to attendees.
Topics to be presented include: child homicide investigation, cultural issues, investigating cases involving children with disabilities, child abuse and domestic violence, medical considerations, crime scenes, stress management, and courtroom testimony.
Register on-line by clicking the link to the right. Seating is limited and registrations will be processed in the order they are received. Attendance will be approved only for those agencies making online registrations. Each attendee must be registered and is expected to attend the entire Seminar. A single reservation may not be shared during the week by multiple people. The maximum number of personnel attending from any individual agency is three (3). After completion of the online registration process each registrant will receive a confirmation email indicating that the registration has been received. A pending status is assigned to all registrations until they are reviewed and approved. Each registrant will be notified by email of final approval within three (3) business days.
The registration deadline is Monday November 5, 2012.
Substitutions and cancellations can be made online through Monday, November 5, 2012. To make a substitution, return to the registration start page and follow the "Already Registered?" link. Sign into the existing registration record using the email address and password that was made during the initial registration. Click on "Make a Substitution" then enter the new attendee's information and click 'Finish' to complete the substitution. Second, the new attendee must then sign on to change agenda items, such as event selections and lodging information. An agency responsible for cancellations made after November 5, 2012, or no show attendees, (without notifying us of the official cause) may not be allowed to register attendees for future seminars.
Meals are NOT included and are the responsibility of the individual attendee(s). Optional meal plans are available and may be purchased at the Academy dining hall at a reasonable cost. Descriptions of the meal plans and rates are available during online registration. The fee for an Academy Dining Hall meal plan is due at check in and will be made by check or money order payable to "Compass Group". Cash or vouchers will not be accepted. Send us an
Optional Meal Plans
- Breakfast - $3.50
- Lunch - $6.00
- Dinner - $8.00
- Lunch (All Days) - $30.00
- 3 Meals a day - $58.50
Lodging is NOT included and is the responsibility of the individual attendee(s). The Hilton Garden Inn has a block of room reserved for Seminar attendees at a special rate of $104/night. This rate is available until the rooms are booked or October 31st, whichever come first. A list of area hotels is also available during online registration.
NYSP Members, who have been approved by their Troops to attend, shall also register online.
Check in at the Academy is Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 10:30am to 12:45pm. Official identification with photograph will be required at check in. The seminar will begin at 1:00pm.
Business attire is recommended for attendance at the NYSP Academy. Business attire for males is a suit or sport jacket with dress shirt and tie. For females, a dress or skirt and blouse combination, or a pantsuit, is appropriate attire. Denim jeans or denim skirts of any color, sweat shirts, t-shirts, and sneakers are strictly prohibited.
The agenda is not published in advance because it is subject to last minute revision. However, the two full training days, Wednesday and Thursday, begin at 8:30am and end at approximately 5:30pm, with coffee breaks and lunch. The Seminar concludes on Friday at 1:00pm.
Please review the parking rules and Academy regulations.
Driving directions to the New York State Police Academy.
Questions may be directed to Investigator Dan Craven (518) 464-7134 Investigator Mary Beth Horn (518) 464-7138 or Senior Investigator Gary B. Kelly at (518) 464-7133. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org .