Out and About

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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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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NCAC Out and About May 2015

In This Issue In May, NCAC Executive Director, Chris Newlin, conducted a Child Protection Investigation Team (CPIT) Training at the Memphis, TN Child Advocacy Center. Chris also attended the Missing Children’s Day Ceremony hosted by the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. The new Attorney General Loretta Lynch provided moving remarks during this event, committing…

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NCAC Out and About April 2015

In April, NCAC Executive Director, Chris Newlin, presented “The Potential for the Children’s Advocacy Center/Multidisciplinary Team Process to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities in Families Known to the Child Protective Services System,” with Teresa Huizar at the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities meeting in Memphis, TN. Chris then attended the Multidisciplinary…

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NCAC Out and About March 2015

n March, NCAC Executive Director, Chris Newlin, presented “Enhancing the MDT Response to Child Abuse,” and, “Recent Research Affecting Child Abuse Investigations,” at the Protecting Delaware’s Children Conference in Dover, DE. Chris then headed to Washington DC to participate in the National Protocol for Pediatric Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations Work Group Meeting. Chris also…

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NCAC Out and About January 2015

In January, NCAC Executive Director, Chris Newlin, met with Arkansas Children’s Hospital Teams for Children at Risk to develop a Business Plan for co-location of hospital services and Little Rock Child Protection Center (CAC), in a new facility to be constructed on ACH Campus. Chris also traveled to Fayetteville, NC to provide training regarding opportunities…

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In The Loop February 2015

In This Issue 31st International Symposium on Child Abuse, NCAC Off-Site, Open-Registration Trainings, Rapport in Child Forensic Interviews, Social and Cognitive Factors Associated with Children’s Secret-Keeping for a Parent, Victim Advocacy Training, Six Pillars of Prevention, What’s New in CALiO Click here to view this Newsletter in a new window.

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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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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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