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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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A Commitment to the Financial Support of Children’s Advocacy Centers At NCA, we know you work hard to provide critically-needed services to our most vulnerable victims, and that’s why we’re committed to providing Children’s Advocacy Centers and Chapters around the country with financial support. In 2020, National Children’s Alliance, under a cooperative agreement with OJJDP, …

October 21, 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