In The Media

New report notes risks for victims, perpetrators and institutions

Our Executive Director, Chris Newlin and Digital Information Librarian, Muriel Wells, assisted Keith Kaufman with this project last summer. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released a literature review examining international evidence of risk and protective factors for child sexual abuse in institutional contexts. Media Article Read Full Article

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National Children’s Advocacy Center Awarded Two FY 16 Federal Grants

October 6, 2016, Huntsville, AL – The National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) has received two federal grants totaling $2.15 million dollars, with $900,000 awarded to the NCAC’s Training Center and $1,250,000 awarded to the NCAC’s Southern Regional Children’s Advocacy Center (SRCAC). The project period for both awards is one year. The U.S. Department of Justice,…

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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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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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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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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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