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National Children’s Alliance will host its annual Leadership Conference June 2-5, 2019, in Washington, D.C. The conference provides continuing education, networking opportunities and sessions on innovative practices for Children’s Advocacy Center leaders. Included in the conference agenda are the organization’s annual membership meeting, plenary sessions, 90-minute workshops, and annual Hill Day. General Information The National …

September 17, 2018
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How the evidence-based mental healthcare CACs provide improves the lives of children. Child abuse and other forms of childhood trauma can have lifelong effects on children, families, and communities. Many studies have shown the strong relationship between childhood trauma and serious outcomes such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, substance use, physical health problems, …

September 6, 2018
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The National Children’s Alliance is dedicated to making Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) services available to every child in the country.  To monitor progress on this mission, NCA creates maps each year for all 50 states that depict CAC locations and select details about the areas they cover. To find out more about CAC coverage in …

July 27, 2018
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  Healing, Justice, & Trust 2015: How CACs prove (and improve) their work NCA’s Outcome Measurement System (OMS) helps CACs demonstrate their success to funders, lawmakers, and stakeholders, while helping centers to benchmark themselves against the field to internally identify areas for improvement.  Below are some 2015 OMS resources for CACs to help you improve …

May 7, 2018