Registration for the 2018 WV Center for Children’s Justice Regional Training in Martinsburg, WV on March 22nd  is now open!


The WV Center for Children’s Justice Regional Crimes Against Children Training is a one day event providing pertinent information and training for professionals in West Virginia on the investigation, prosecution, and resolution of child maltreatment cases. Included in the training will be updates and new developments in law enforcement, prosecution, child protection and medical treatment .

The training will be on March 22, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Holiday Inn in Martinsburg, WV.

This training can accommodate 175 participants.

CEU’s will be requested for Law Enforcement, Attorneys, Social Work, Counseling, Nursing and Addiction/Treatment.

Our agenda is currently in progress. Watch for it at


This free training is for the multi-disciplinary professionals working in the field of child maltreatment and children’s exposure to violence.

You can sign up now on Eventbrite: 

We have space for 175 attendees.  CEU’s and lunch will be provided.


We will be viewing the Oscar nominated documentary HERION(E) with Chief Jan Rader and Family Court Judge Patricia Keller, who are in the documentary.

There will be sessions on:

  • Ground Zero for the Opioid Epidemic
  • Working with Families from a Judicial Perspective
  • From Removal to Placement though a Child’s Eyes
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Heathy GrandFamilies – A New Community

We would greatly appreciate you forwarding this email to your contacts who would be interested in participating as we are saving trees by not mailing out brochures.

Updates on our programming are continuously  pushed out on our Facebook page so please like us.

We look forward to seeing you!

CONTACT: Andrea Darr

Director, WV Center for Children’s Justice

WV State Police, Crimes Against Children Unit

304-766-5898 work

304-610-3474 cell


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