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NCAC Out and About December 2014

In December, NCAC Executive Director, Chris Newlin, attended a Subcommittee meeting in Washington, DC of the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities to discuss the risk associated with poly-victimization and the efficacy of child advocacy centers and multidisciplinary teams. Chris also traveled to Gulfport, Mississippi to conduct a community work session to address…

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In The Loop December 2014

In This Issue 31st International Symposium on Child Abuse, Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, Child Welfare Outcomes 2009-2012 Report to Congress, Victim Advocacy Training, Household Poverty and Nonfatal Violent Victimization 2008-2012, Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence: Ending Violence so Children Can Thrive, What’s New in CALiO Click here…

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NCAC Out and About November 2014

NCAC Executive Director, Chris Newlin, delivered the Plenary Address at the Connecting for Children Conference in Nashville, TN titled, “Value and Impact of Child Advocacy Centers.” While at the conference Chris also conducted the workshop, “Recent Research Affecting Child Abuse Investigations.” Chris then headed to New Orleans to participate in the Southern Regional Children’s Advocacy…

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In The Loop November 2014

In This Issue 31st International Symposium on Child Abuse, Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, Parental Desensitization to Violence and Sex in Movies, Demanding Justice Report 2014, More 2015 Training Dates, Vicarious Traumatization: A Guide for Managing the Silent Stressor, What’s New in CALiO Click here to view this Newsletter in a new window.

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NCAC Out and About October 2014

NCAC Executive Director, Chris Newlin, traveled to Athens, Greece in October 2014 where he consulted with the Smile of the Child agency , the U.S. Embassy, and the Greek Ministry of Justice on developing the first CAC in Greece. Chris also conducted a two-day Multidisciplinary Team Training for sixty multidisciplinary professionals and Smile of the…

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NCAC Out and About September 2014

In September, NCAC Executive Director, Chris Newlin, presented three workshops at the XXth ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect in Nagoya, Japan. The workshops included: “Children’s Advocacy Centers/Barnahus: International Implementation of an Effective Child-Centered Model to Investigate and Respond to Child Sexual Abuse,” “Defending Childhood Initiative: Implementation of Recommendations by Children’s Advocacy Centers,”…

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In The Loop October 2014

In This Issue Symposium Scholarships, 2015 Forensic Interviewing of Children Training Schedule, Honor Our Voices, A Guide for Practice when Responding to Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, The Combined and Independent Impact of Witnessed Intimate Partner Violence and Child Maltreatment, The Overlap of Witnessing Partner Violence with Child Maltreatment and Other Victimizations in a Nationally…

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The Trail to Triumph | Margaret Hoelzer | TEDxHuntsville

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Ten-year-old Margaret began telling her mom how, between the ages of 5 and 7, she thought she might have been sexually abused by the father of one of Margaret’s friends. Margaret Hoelzer is an Olympic medalist, winning two silver medals…

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In The Loop September 2014

In This Issue 31st International Symposium on Child Abuse, Victim Advocacy Training, Basically…porn is everywhere: A Rapid Evidence Assessment on the Effects that Access and Exposure to Pornography has on Children and Young People, Measuring a Year of Child Pornography Trafficking by US Computers on a Peer- to-Peer Network, Prosecution Dilemmas and Challenges for Child…

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