Missing and Exploited Children Training Conference (MECC): MECC is a leading conference on addressing missing and exploited children in Canada
UPDATE: MECC 2021 has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns and restrictions.
For training that can be done safely from your desk — for free — check out our Expert Video Series, featuring several past MECC speakers.
The Expert Video Series has been created for those professionals working with children who have experienced sexual abuse or online exploitation; those requesting to take this training must be actively working in this capacity. Specialized series have been created for law enforcement, child welfare, crown attorneys, medical and mental health professionals, and educators.
The videos include a panel of experts speaking on issues related to:
- Child sexual offending
- Child sexual abuse material
- Disclosure and discovery of abuse
- Impacts of child sexual abuse
Experts include: Dr. Sharon Cooper, Dr. Michael Salter, Dr. Michael Bourke, Dr. Joyanna Silberg, Dr. Peter Collins, Dr. Åsa Kastbom, and James Marsh.
For more information or to find out how to access the Expert Video Series, go here.
If you deferred your registration payment for MECC 2020, please contact us at MECC@protectchildren.ca.
MECC 2022 will be held:
May 24–26, 2022
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
About the Conference
The MECC provides training that frontline professionals need to know, addressing the ongoing issues associated with missing and exploited children cases and the constantly evolving technologies impacting Canadian children.
People who benefit from the conference: Law enforcement members, educators, prosecutors, counsellors, lawyers, medical professionals, policy analysts, and others working in online child exploitation.
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