The Network offers training for professionals responding to child abuse in the state of Oregon. For more information on upcoming training events, please click on the links below.

Karly's Law

This twenty minute web-based training is designed to provide basic knowledge for first responders about the key points of Karly's Law. 
Karly's Law Training Video


Oregon Child Forensic Interview Training (OCFIT)

This 3 1/2 day, comprehensive training teaches the Oregon Interviewing Guidelines Forensic Interview Structure, which is designed to gather the greatest amount of reliable information in a child-sensitive, developmentally-appropriate, and legally-defensible manner. The Oregon Child Forensic Interview Training is evidence-based, supported by current research, and approved by the National Children's Alliance to meet the Forensic Interview Training Standards. Click the following link for information about upcoming trainings: 



Advanced Interview Training

Two upcoming training opportunities for interviewers: 

 May 31st, 2018

Hyatt Place Portland Airport/Cascade Station

9750 NE Cascades Parkway
Portland OR 97220

Coming from outside the Portland area? Make your hotel reservation by May 1st!

8:30-11:45am: Trauma and Interviewing - $25

This training expands on the information about trauma presented in OCFIT with topics including but not limited to: childhood traumatic stress, trauma effects at each stage of development, how trauma presents during the interview, and interviewer response.

Who is eligible: Anyone who has completed Oregon Child Forensic Interview Training (OCFIT) between 2013 - present may attend this portion of the day. 

11:45am - 1:15pm: Lunch (on your own)

1:15-4:30pm: The Use of Tools During the Forensic Interview - $25

This training provides participants with foundational knowledge and instruction on the practical application of tools during the forensic interview, including but not limited to: mapping, drawing, and discussion of outside evidence. Tools that a child/adolescent may offer or bring into the interview (journals, cell phones, etc.) will also be covered. 

Who is eligible: Applicants for this portion of the day must have completed Oregon Child Forensic Interview Training (OCFIT) between 2013 - present and conduct interviews at a Child Abuse Intervention Center (CAIC). Applicants who do not interview at centers are not eligible to attend this portion of the training. 


Download the application here!