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Trauma Treatment via Tele-health: Reaching Underserved Children in South Carolina

The use of tele-health services—providing therapy over a computer—is changing the landscape of mental health and providing more opportunities to disseminate evidence-based treatments to underserved communities. CAC professionals in South… 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… Continue Reading

Healing, Justice, and Trust 2016

  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…. Continue Reading

2016 Coverage Maps

National Children’s Alliance is dedicated to making Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) services available to every child in the country.  To monitor progress on this mission, NCA creates maps each year… Continue Reading

State Laws Defining CACs

An NCA Policy Brief Print This Brief State statutes that clearly define Children’s Advocacy Centers and their role in the response to allegations of criminal child abuse greatly enhance the… Continue Reading

State Funding Support for CACs

An NCA Policy Brief Print This Brief Diverse funding is essential to the long-term sustainability of the CAC movement, including state funding support. States should have an interest in adequately… Continue Reading

CACs and Immunity from Civil Liability

An NCA Policy Brief Print This Brief Civil Liability the potential responsibility one may have, by order of a court, to compensate another for damages or other court enforcement in… Continue Reading

OMS (Outcome Measurement System) Methodology

Hundreds of Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) across the country participate in the Outcome Measurement System (OMS), collecting tens of thousands of surveys from families and team members ever year. The… Continue Reading

Help Kids Smile Again

  If you’re under 18, find your CAC. Each year, our 822 Children’s Advocacy Centers—CACs—provide healing, justice, and safety for more than 324,000 young people who are experiencing abuse or… Continue Reading

Resources for Caregivers

Here are a few printable resources for caregivers of children you serve at your CAC. Each fact sheet or brochure below covers a different topic: problematic sexual behaviors, child pornography/abusive… Continue Reading