Virtual Lunch and Learn – September 20th, 2023 (ETHICS)

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“The Child’s Journey Through the Criminal Justice Process”

(1.0 CE hour – ETHICS Credit )

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of mandated reporting of child abuse and what happens next

  • Learn about the Children’s Justice Center and services offered to child victims

  • Gain understanding of the child’s experience during the investigative and criminal justice process

Presented By


Susanne Mitchell, MSW, CSW

Associate Division Director

Victim Support Services Division

Salt Lake County District Attorney Office


Susanne Mitchell received her master’s degree in social work at the University of Utah and is currently the Associate Division Director at the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office – Division of Victim Support Services overseeing the award-winning Children’s Justice Center and Forensic Services programs. Her early career involved a variety of service settings to include: rape crisis, child abuse crisis response, Juvenile Detention, Juvenile Court, Youth Services, and both inpatient and outpatient treatment for youth and adults. She assisted several research projects with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to elevate best practices involving forensic interviewing methods with child victims. The results were published in several professional journals and the methods have been adopted worldwide in the field of forensic interviewing. She has served on many local and national boards related to child abuse organizations and served as Past President of the Utah Chapter – APSAC. She thrives on Utah’s outdoor adventures in all seasons

Wednesday, September 20th, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


This CEU will be conducted using the Zoom online platform, attendance for current UTAHSWA members is free. 
There is a $5 registration fee for non-members of the UTAHSWA payable via our website or Venmo


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