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Crash Death Cases: Dealing With Victim & Survivor Trauma

Crash Death Cases: Dealing With Victim & Survivor Trauma
Vehicular death and injury cases present unique challenges for prosecutors, victim / witness advocates, and law enforcement in dealing effectively with the psychological trauma suffered by survivors, family members, witnesses, and the community. This training will offer legal, psychological, and practical Information/techniques on how to handle these sensitive matters with compassion and understanding while aggressively bringing offenders to justice.

Date & Location

March 7, 2019
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
California District Attorneys Association

Technical Advisor

Creg Datig, Retired Prosecutor


Evaluation and Explanation of the Filing Decision and Case Negotiation  
-Creg Datig, Retired Prosecutor

Identifying and Dealing with Victim, Witness, and Survivor Trauma
-Kate Peiper, LMFT, CCISM

The Role of the Victim Advocate 
-Chaplain Mindi Russel, Law Enforcement Chaplaincy

Issues impacting law enforcement in investigating vehicular homicide cases 
-Captain Helena Williams, California Highway Patrol Impaired Driving Section

MCLE Credit

This seminar is certified for 6.75 hours of general MCLE credit. (Actual credit will depend upon the final agenda.)


The CDAA Training Center is located at 921 11th Street, Suite 300 in downtown Sacramento. Although a room block has not been reserved, the following hotels will offer the government rate when available: Sheraton Grand (approximately 2 blocks from CDAA) (916) 447-1700; Citizen Hotel (approximately 2 blocks from CDAA) (916) 447-2700; Hyatt Regency (approximately 4 blocks from CDAA) (916) 443-1234; Residence Inn Sacramento at Capitol Park (approximately 6 blocks from CDAA) (916) 443-0500; and Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza (approximately 7 blocks from CDAA) (916) 446-0100. We advise calling well in advance to secure the rates.

Parking and Shuttle

Self-parking near CDAA is located in the parking garage across the street, between J and I Streets, on 11th Street. Super Shuttle round-trip between the Sacramento International Airport and Downtown Sacramento is approximately $29.00.


Registrations received by February 21, 2019 will qualify for the early registration rate of $75.
Registrations received by February 28, 2019 will be at the regular registration rate of $115.
Registrations received after February 28, 2019 will be at the late registration rate of $155.

Cancellations must be received in writing by February 28, 2019 to avoid the $49 administrative cancellation fee.

Please see CDAA’s Cancellation Policies and General Registration Information https://www.cdaa.org/training/cancellation-policy


There are a limited number of scholarships available for this seminar. To apply for a scholarship, click HERE and submit the Scholarship Request Form by February 15, 2019.


Agenda coming soon!

CDAA Contact

Mersadez Hogan, Training Consultant, mhogan@cdaa.org
3/7/2019 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
CDAA Training Center 921 11th Street, Suite 300 Sacramento 95814

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