Congratulations to the National Children's Advocacy Center for organizing an inspiring conference last week. NCA was honored to attend and learn from the incredible attendees and speakers!
Thanks to Erin Merryn for sharing this important message of prevention with the faith community!
Make sure to mark your calendars for October 14, 2015! One of our #50stars, Gingerbread House is hosting their annual Partners in Prevention Luncheon! This year, their keynote speaker is the inspiring Marilyn Van Derbur. Learn more about her here!
So exciting to see Wynona's House Child Advocacy Center, one of our #50Stars in the news!
A wonderful story from NPR about how a doctor and a sheriff have teamed up to head off bad health outcomes for children.
Have you registered for our annual Leadership Conference yet? Make sure to make your hotel reservations soon before the block fills up!
Check out the feature on Gingerbread House in the Shreveport Times for their selection as one of the #50Stars in 50 States! Thanks so much for all the great work you do to bring hope and healing to children!
A very moving piece from Ginger Kaldec about former #MissAmerica Marilyn Van Derbur's experiences with child sexual abuse
Have you considered attending the upcoming Wynona's House Child Advocacy Center 2nd Annual National Summit on Child Abuse and Neglect on April 28th in New Jersey? Wynona's House is one of NCA's #50Stars this month! Learn more about their conference here!
Thanks to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick for visiting Mission Kids CAC to see the amazing work that they do every day!
One of our #50Stars for this month, Shauna Galloway-Williams and the Julie Valentine Center has an agency wish list. Check out the things that would help them continue to provide a high level of service to victims of child abuse, and give if you can! #50StarsIn50States
A very important video from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network on creating safe spaces for LGBTQ youth who have experienced trauma.
Check out one of our current Stars from our #50Stars in 50 States campaign, Evelyn Mejil of Wynona's House Child Advocacy Center presenting at the inaugural Children's Advocacy Center National Summit on Child Abuse and Neglect in New Jersey from last April! The 2nd annual Summit is going to take place on April 28th, 2015! Learn more about our #50Stars here: http://www.nationalchildrensalliance.org/50-stars-50-states
The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities heard testimony in Portland on Thursday. We absolutely agree that these fatalities are not only deeply tragic, but are, in fact, a public health issue.
It's here! NCA is so proud to launch our 50 Stars in 50 States campaign! CACs all around the country do incredible and often thankless work each and every day, and we wanted to spotlight some of the amazing leaders, innovative practices, and creative events in the CAC movement to show our appreciation. Each month, we will feature a few "Stars" and talk about the work that they do! Make sure to follow us on facebook and on twitter @NCAforCACs
to keep up with the #50Stars! Check out our first set of stars from Louisiana, New Jersey, and South Carolina at the 50 Stars in 50 States site here: http://www.nationalchildrensalliance.org/50-stars-50-states
The US Supreme Court is set to hear a very important case regarding child abuse reporting that could have serious implications for mandatory reporters.
An incredible Ted Talk from Nadine Burke Harris on the importance of addressing childhood trauma to prevent lifelong adverse effects. Thanks for sharing MRCAC!
Congratulations to Safe Horizon for the official opening of the new center in the Bronx. It was an absolute honor to be there to celebrate this day with you!
We are excited to launch or "50 Stars in 50 States" campaign next week! This campaign will shine a light on the inspiring work being done in Children's Advocacy Centers throughout the country. Keep a look out next week for the first of our star spotlights!
A great piece about trafficking, child abuse, and CACs from Ariel Zwang of Safe Horizon. Congrats on the opening of the new center in the Bronx!
We thank HRH The Duchess of Cambridge for shedding light on the importance of reducing the stigma surrounding mental health so that children who have undergone trauma can find hope and healing!
We highly recommend you check out these training opportunities from the National Criminal Justice Training Center. Make sure to share these with your law enforcement partners!
It's always great to get the whole staff together for our planning days! What an inspiring group of people!
Check out the new additions to the online Victim Assistance training from the Office for Victims of Crime.
NCA applauds Brooke Axtell and the #Grammys for using this incredible platform to spread the critical message that "your voice will save you."