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Child Physical Abuse

A Guide to the CAC Response Despite the fact that CACs serve many more victims of child sexual abuse than they do victims of child physical abuse (CPA), federal data… Continue Reading

NCAtrak Demos: New Features in Jan. 2018

Below, please find an index of short video demos explaining how to use the new NCAtrak features added in the second release in January 2018. With questions or for additional… Continue Reading

What bits do what? An international lens on the complexities of the CAC model

In Australia, Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) have been raised as a way to improve responses to child abuse based on the demonstrated benefits of this approach in the United States…. Continue Reading

What Others’ Trauma Leaves Behind

The American Counseling Association’s Traumatology Interest Network (2014) defines vicarious trauma as “the emotional residue from hearing other people’s trauma stories and becoming witness to the pain, fear, and terror… 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

NCA CEO Teresa Huizar

Teresa Huizar, National Expert on Child Abuse Intervention and Trauma Treatment Teresa Huizar (pron. WEE-zar) is executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based National Children’s Alliance. She has served at every… Continue Reading

Supporting “Grandfamilies”

When grandparents raise their grandchildren, there is a new word for it.  It’s called a “grandfamily.” And the number of grandfamilies is on the rise—up over 30% in recent years. According to… Continue Reading

Measuring CAC Outcomes

Healing, Justice, & Trust: 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… 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