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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Blake Warenik; 202-548-0090 x122; bwarenik@nca-online.org (WASHINGTON)—Title IX is a federal civil rights law that requires elementary schools, high schools, colleges and universities to provide students equal access to education. Included in Title IX is the requirement that schools ensure services and safety for students after sexual harassment, including after sexual abuse and …

December 20, 2018
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An NCA Policy Brief Print This Brief State statutes that clearly define Children’s Advocacy Centers and their role in the response to allegations of criminal child abuse greatly enhance the ability for the model to develop services, expand coverage and pursue additional resources, particularly state funding. Chapters and CACs in states without so-called defining legislation …

May 4, 2018
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An NCA Policy Brief Print This Brief Civil Liability the potential responsibility one may have, by order of a court, to compensate another for damages or other court enforcement in a lawsuit. In many states, CAC employees and partners are immune from civil liability for their actions as part of an investigation of child abuse. …

May 4, 2018
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NCA and its Accredited Member Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) entered into a partnership with the FBI in 2015 to ensure that all children who need an evidence-based intervention that helps them heal from abuse have access to the services of a Children’s Advocacy Center. This partnership also ensures that our law enforcement partners have the resources …

April 21, 2018