WHO WE ARE

SHIFT Wellness

Supporting Heroes in Mental Health Foundational Training (SHIFT) was developed by The Innocent Justice Foundation (a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) with funding from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). With a team made up of globally recognized mental health professionals and Internet Crimes Against Children Commanders, SHIFT aims to help exposed individuals and supporting mental health professionals work together to mitigate the negative effects of viewing child abuse images.

Educate individuals and improves their ability to prevent and mitigate negative effects associated with exposure to child sexual exploitation and abuse materials

To train mental health professionals on child sexual exploitation and abuse, its effects, vicarious trauma (VT) and proven effective treatment methods

To train mental health professionals and law enforcement trainers to conduct regional and local SHIFT training

Conduct training of advanced topics for exposed individuals live at conferences and via web based education

TIJF

The Innocent Justice Foundation is 501(c)(3) charitable organization that leverages offers training and resources to support justice and other professionals that can help rescue millions of sexually abused American children and prevent future abuse. We take requests from law enforcement agencies nationwide battling on the front lines to protect innocents, give justice to abused children, take predators off the streets, and make our neighborhoods safe again.

OJJDP

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization. OJJDP supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families. OJJDP administers the Internet Crimes Against Children task force program nationwide.

OUR TEAM

Staff

Beth A. Medina
CEO / Program Director

Elizabeth Tow
Program Manager

Jill Collins
Senior Program Coordinator

Gabriela Magallon
Program Coordinator

Kim Gosney
Development Coordinator

Trainers

Kevin Albanese
LE Trainer

Carol Brusca
MHP Trainer

Andrew Chaulk
LE Trainer

Anthony M. Maez
LE Trainer

Jean McAllister
MHP Trainer

Michael “Sully” Sullivan
LE Trainer

Stacy McKenzie
MHP Trainer

Matt Kail
LE Trainer

Upcoming Trainings and Events

  1. 2019 Florida ICAC Training Symposium

    December 11 - December 13
  2. SHIFT Psycho Educational Program – Redding, CA

    December 11 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  3. 31st Annual Iowa Sex Crimes Conference

    January 27, 2020 - January 29, 2020