Det. Harold Rollins, Jr. & Melinda Gronen

Harold Rollins, Jr. is a Lead Juvenile Detective, distinguished law enforcement professional with over seventeen years of community policing experience, and co-owner of Caped Crusader Consulting. Harold is a three-time recipient of the Officer of the Year Award, was awarded the 2017 Lake County (IL) Juvenile Officer of the Year Award, and has earned numerous law enforcement certifications related to school safety assessment and forensic interviewing of children. Harold holds a number of prominent positions in the law enforcement community that includes: leading complex juvenile investigations, providing staff and community trainings across the country, and developing and implementing action plans to promote school safety. Harold has developed, facilitated, and implemented numerous programs to interrupt violence and respond to issues that effect at risk children in his community including Upstanding Police Students, Holy Spokes, Teen Court, and Tutoring the Vision.
Melinda Gronen is a licensed clinical social worker with over seventeen years of child welfare experience. Melinda received her Master of Arts degree from the University of Chicago and has over 10 years of experience performing forensic child abuse assessments as part of the multi-disciplinary Protective Services Team at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Melinda is currently the owner of Melinda Gronen Counseling, LLC where she specializes in providing counseling for adults and children who have experienced trauma. Melinda also provides trauma therapy for students in Chicago Public Schools in the Englewood Neighborhood and for the Barr Harris Children’s Grief Center. As co-owner of Caped Crusader Consulting, Melinda trains in the area of child maltreatment at organizations across the country and is an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Jane Addams College of Social Work, the Erikson Institute’s School of Social Work, and the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration.

Course & Location Date Time
Child Abuse Investigations: Intentional or Accidental? 05/10/18-
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Details