On Thursday afternoon, September 15, 2016, in St. Charles, Missouri, Taney County Prosecutor Jeff Merrell delivered a presentation with Micki Lane, of the Child Advocacy Center, Inc., in Springfield, Missouri, on questioning children in court. The presentation, entitled “Watch Your Language”, was part of the twelfth annual Midwest Justice for Children Conference, co-sponsored by the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and The Child Center, Inc. – the local child advocacy center, located in St. Charles.

“Watch Your Language” was first presented by Merrell and Lane on May 5, 2016, at the tenth annual Family & Sexual Violence Conference, in Lake Ozark, Missouri. The Family & Sexual Violence Conference is sponsored by the Missouri Office of Prosecution Services.