The Advanced Child Abuse Investigation Training Program is now providing free joint training events 
for to both law enforcement agencies and DFPS investigative staff that is tailored to the specific needs of the local region.  

Check out our new Training Options and complete the online Training Request Form.

Interested in providing insight on pediatric strangulation cases from your community?

Click HERE to complete the online Statewide Pediatric Strangulation Survey.


Information collected through this survey will be used to assist in the development of the

Pediatric Strangulation Supplement for MDT members to use when investigating future strangulation cases. 

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas, Inc. 
One With Courage
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children - TX Regional Office
Texas Department of Family & Protective Services
The Forensic Assessment Center Network


The training is designed to improve law enforcement and the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) investigative staff's response when jointly investigating crimes against children.  This training combines the most up-to-date interviewing and coordinated investigative techniques with the knowledge needed to ensure full victim restoration through the use of a multidisciplinary teams.  

Sample Forms

Several organizations and agencies involved in investigating crimes against children have created specialized forms for these investigations that help streamline the investigation process and increase paperwork efficiency. The Advanced Child Abuse Investigation Training Program has copies of many of these forms available for law enforcement use.   If your organization has a sample form you would like the program to include in this list, please contact the Program Manager.