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Call for Papers deadline fast approaching

Huntsville, Alabama – The National Children’s Advocacy Center’s Training Center is looking for presenters to participate in the 35th International Symposium on Child Abuse.  The deadline for  applications is the close of business Friday, July 13. More than 3,000 speakers have shared their knowledge with other child maltreatment professionals over 35 years. The Symposium attracts more…

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National Children’s Advocacy Center Reaches GuideStar Platinum

Huntsville, Alabama – The National Children’s Advocacy Center has earned the 2018 Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress the National Children’s Advocacy Center is making towards its mission, the organization is helping donors move…

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International Symposium on Child Abuse launches a new look

It’s a new look, but it’s still the premiere conference for child maltreatment professionals For 35 years, child maltreatment professionals have come together at the International Symposium on Child Abuse to share knowledge, stories, and a passion. The National Children’s Advocacy Center created this training event for child abuse response professionals in 1985. The inaugural…

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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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