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Full Time Position Location:  CAC NRV, 90 College Street, Christiansburg, VA Starting Salary: $36,000 Role: The Family Advocate is responsible for supporting non-offending caregivers in cases of alleged child abuse in such a manner that they can act responsibly to protect and support the alleged child victim.  Duties and Responsibilities: Attend all scheduled child forensic interviews …

December 4, 2019
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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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  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