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Meeting the Needs of Kids in Crisis

Above, left to right: Megan Bryant, Thomas Grieb, Aubree Vance, Annie Harrison, and Alex Brace in the room at Small Talk where, pre-pandemic, the multidisciplinary team would meet.   When the pandemic first prompted a wave of shutdowns across the country, most of us assumed we’d be back in the office before too long. When… Continue Reading

Information for Grantees 2021

Information for 2021 Grantees In this section of the NCA website you can access information concerning your 2020 NCA grant under the NCA FY20 Solicitations, the grant report cycle, and download the forms you need. 2021 Electronic Grantee Handbook for Centers For the following grants: Program Improvement Program Development Provision of Core Direct Services Tribal Expansion… Continue Reading

Four-legged support: Working with Pecos

Animals are such agreeable friends―they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.―George Eliot Throughout history, humans have relied on canines to assist in many tasks. Herding, guarding, scent work, and companionship are all duties that dogs have accepted and excelled at. I believe passionately in the human-animal bond, having witnessed firsthand the comfort that animals… Continue Reading

Healing, Justice, & Trust 2015

  Healing, Justice, & Trust 2015: How CACs prove (and improve) their work Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) provide children and families with healing and justice in a setting they can trust. We know they do because of more than 50,000 survey responses we collect each year from caregivers and partners. NCA’s Outcome Measurement System (OMS)… Continue Reading

Institutional and Corporate Partners

Public and Foundation Partners   Hearst Foundations   NCA is collaborating with Hearst Foundations to introduce evidence-based mental health assessments for abused youth in Oregon and Washington. This project will provide training to CAC staff and associated mental health professionals in the use of evidence-based mental health assessments to ensure that children receive care tailored… Continue Reading

Successful Management of a Nonprofit Organization

A Video Training Series   Successful Management of a Nonprofit Organization video series has been developed as part of the Chapter Collaborative Work Group at the National Children’s Alliance.  It is a comprehensive look at the many different aspects of running a non-profit organization through 5 different modules.  The modules include:  Leadership and Management, Financial… Continue Reading

Legislative Updates

Legislative Updates Each week, NCA’s Director of Government Affairs, Denise Edwards, presents informative webinars and podcasts with in-depth analyses of legislation and other areas of interest on Capitol Hill.  These webinars and podcasts are archived for your convenience. June 27, 2016 Seminar – DOL Overtime Rule and CACs June 20, 2016 Seminar May… Continue Reading

Addressing Youth and Children with Problematic Sexual Behaviors

Resources for CACs, Partners, and Caregivers In 20-25% of cases handled by Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs), youth or children under age 18 have acted out against another child.1 Research also shows that a similar proportion (23.2%) of sexual assaults are committed by juveniles.2 Therefore, a significant proportion of child sexual abuse cases encountered by CACs… Continue Reading