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NCAC in Iceland

Chris Newlin and Scott Modell, Ph.D., recently conducted three days of training for professionals seeking to support and protect children. On Wednesday, June 1 and 2, Chris and Scott presented to approximately 180 professionals from the Icelandic Diagnostic Center, Multidisciplinary Team Member organizations, disability advocates, and the Barnahus (CAC). Day one training – scott and…

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International Training with the United Nations

Local Service. Global Leadership. NCAC continues to expand its presence in the international area of child maltreatment. The OIOS Investigation Division (Office of Internal Oversight Services) is the internal oversight body of the United Nations, hosted a course of forensic interviewing of minors on May 10-12, 2016. This was the first step in the development…

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Spanking…is it harmful to children?

Who wants to increase the likelihood your children will have the following challenges before age 18? Low moral character and ethics Aggression Antisocial behavior Behavior problems Mental health problems Negative parent– child relationships Impaired cognitive ability Low self-esteem A recently published study “Spanking and Child Outcomes: Old Controversies and New Meta-Analyses” strongly suggests spanking children…

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Exhibitors Coming to the 32nd International Symposium on Child Abuse

Alabama Dept of Child Abuse & Neglect Alabama Network of Child Advocacy Centers, Inc. APSAC Association for Prosecuting Attorneys BIS Digital, Inc. CAE Healthcare  CALiO™ (Child Abuse Library Online) Child Welfare Information Gateway connect2annica  Connections: A Safe Place  Cortexflo Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) HEMSI-First Aid Station International Association of Forensic Nurses King’s Treasure Box Ministries …

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Child Victim Identification Program Lab Coming to Symposium

The 32nd National Symposium on Child Abuse is honored to have the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s (NCMEC) Child Victim Identification Program Lab with us once again. Many children have been rescued from further sexual abuse because a clue in the background of child pornography images which led to the location of their…

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NCAC Receives the 2015 FBI Directors Community Leadership Award

A special press conference was held today with the FBI Birmingham Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Roger C. Stanton. He presented the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) with the 2015 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award today. HUNTSVILLE’S NATIONAL CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER PRESENTED WITH 2015 FBI DIRECTOR’S COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD  BIRMINGHAM, AL. – Special Agent in…

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In the Loop January 2016

In the Loop January 2016 In This Issue Human Trafficking Month, Upcoming Trainings, Special Guests, Promoting Protective Factors, CACs in the News, NCAC Out and About, Victim Age and Child Abuse, What’s New in CALiO? Click here to view this Newsletter in a new window.

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In The Loop December 2015

In This Issue Upcoming Trainings, Forensic Interviewing White Paper Released, Children’s Exposure to Violence, New Recorded Webinar, CACs in the News, Child Welfare and Human Trafficking, Quote of the Month, NCAC Out and About, What’s New in CALiO? Click here to view this Newsletter in a new window.

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NCAC Founder-Bud Cramer Collection

NCAC founder Robert E. “Bud” Cramer provided a generous donation to the Salmon Library at the UAHuntsville today to go towards the completion of the Bud Cramer Collection. The collection contains the papers and artifacts from Cramer’s nine terms in the US House of Representatives. Phase One of the collection was completed at UAH by NCAC librarian, Muriel…

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Child Wise Open House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Redstone Arsenal’s Childwise Program recently hosted an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at its new location.  Childwise Play Mornings, under Army Community Service, are offered twice a week to the Redstone Community and are led by employees of the National Children’s Advocacy Center. The program is open to any parents or grandparents with…

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