Search Results for: post traumatic stress disorder

What About Post-Traumatic Growth?

My story didn’t begin with me having a voice. It began in the silence and secrets and shame that so many victims struggle to break free from. And for a… Continue Reading

Healing the Future

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… Continue Reading

Protecting Kids When Everyone Has A Camera

by Drew Fidler, LCSW-C; and Iona Rudisill, LGSW Here’s what you should know about child sexual abuse images and how to protect children from the dangers of the internet. The… Continue Reading

Sustaining an Evidence-Based Practice

Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) have come a long way in the last 30 years.  We have added services and interventions based on solid research—evidence-based practices (EBPs)—all the while maintaining a… Continue Reading

An Open Letter to Warriors

At 10 a.m., on July 12, 2016, I was given the chance to use my voice against something that has kept me silent for years. I testified against my grandfather, who… Continue Reading

National Children’s Alliance Brochures References

References for Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatments for Child Abuse Victims Swiecicki, C. C., Portnoy, E. F., Brown, E. J. (2011, July).  Disseminating Trauma-Specific Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Child Advocacy Centers… Continue Reading

Fact Sheet

About National Children’s Alliance & CACs NATIONAL CHILDREN’S ALLIANCE (NCA) is a national association dedicated to helping communities respond to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and… Continue Reading