Affiliate Membership Requirements

Affiliate membership is offered to multidisciplinary teams that are working to improve services for abused children through a collaborative approach to intervention. An Affiliate member must provide documentation of the following:

  • A functioning MDT with representation from Law Enforcement, Child Protective Services, and Prosecution. ( NCA strongly encourages the representation and participation of all disciplines, including Medical, Mental Health and Victim Advocacy);
  • A signed interagency agreement and MDT protocols;
  • A letter of recommendation from the Chapter in their jurisdiction (if applicable);
  • MDT case review which is conducted on a regularly scheduled basis, and attended by all MDT representative disciplines;
  • Child forensic interviews are conducted in a neutral and child-focused setting.

Affiliate membership is maintained by remaining current with:

  • Payment of annual dues;
  • Annual documentation of forensic interviewing process and ongoing MDT case review.


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