Topic: The Business of Child Advocacy

Turning a Tech Talk into a ’Nology Walk

A photo of three old VHS tapes.

When I sat down to write this post, I had just returned home from visiting a child advocacy center after training their team on a new cloud-based video management solution…. Continue Reading

Nine questions to answer before purchasing an interview room recording system

Child's hands coloring on wooden table

Audio and video Interview Room Recording Systems are features of many Children’s Advocacy Centers. This technology, in tandem with forensic interviewers and best practices from our field, allows for child… Continue Reading

Measuring Success in Addressing Child Abuse

I’ll never forget the way people used to look at me when I would tell them that we had a successful year at our Children’s Advocacy Center because there was… Continue Reading

Growing Mental Health Access Through Systems Change

Six years ago, I sat in a room in Chicago with some of my staff, a funder, and a group of mental health providers, contemplating the dilemma we were facing… Continue Reading

Strengthening the Heartbeat of CACs

The Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) movement is, in some ways, feeling those awful pangs of aging not unlike what we as humans inevitably experience over time. (Admittedly, this might be… Continue Reading