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NCAC Out and About October 2012

Chris Newlin, NCAC Executive Director, presented training sessions on the Children’s Advocacy Center Model at the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Congress (ISPCAN) in Istanbul, Turkey along with Jane Braun, Project Director of the Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Center and Teresa Huizar, Executive Director of the National Children’s Alliance. These…

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NCAC Out and About September 2012

Chris Newlin, NCAC Executive Director, and Linda Cordisco Steele, NCAC Senior Trainer, recently provided numerous trainings in Recife, Brazil in collaboration with Childhood Brasil, part of the World Childhood Foundation. This was the fifth NCAC visit/training in Brazil, and builds on the Forensic Interviewing of Children Training held in Rio Grande de Sul, Brazil during…

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In The Loop September 2012

In This Issue: NCAC Upcoming Trainings, 13th National Conference on Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention, Special Report: Victimization Not Reported to the Police, 29th Symposium on Child Abuse, Survey:Improving the System Response to Victims of Child Pornography, Factors and Successful Interventions in Early Childhood, Spanish Speaking Forensic Interviewer Survey, Penn State Conference, What’s New…

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In The Loop August 2012

In This Issue: Now is the Time, Prevention Conference Registration, Law Enforcement and Adolescent Girls, Upcoming Trainings, 29th Symposium Save the Date, Legal Letters, Trafficking and Health Care Workers and What’s New in CALiO?

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NCAC Out and About August 2012

The NCAC staff was Out and About around the country in the month of July. Chris Newlin, NCAC Executive Director, represented Southern Regional CAC in meeting with CAC’s of Georgia to assist with strategic planning. At the 75th Annual Conference of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, NCAC Trainer Andra K Chamberlin,…

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Now is the Time for All Good Men and Women to Act

Now is the Time for All Good Men and Women to Act… The Penn State situation continues to evolve, and it is difficult to keep up with all of the emerging information. The Freeh Report was recently released and brought widespread attention to the role of the institution and several key individuals regarding the protection…

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Local Child Advocacy Group Responds to Sandusky Verdict

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -Jerry Sandusky’s trial came to a close, but a local child advocacy groups said the issue of child sexual abuse remains in the forefront. The National Children’s Advocacy Center in Huntsville helps young victims of sexual abuse. NCAC director Chris Newlin said the Sandusky verdict may bring justice but support for his…

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NCAC at the National Children’s Alliance Leadership Conference

NCAC Librarian Cindy Markushewski presented along with SRCAC’s Karen Hangartner a workshop titled, Putting Evidence into Practice: Make the NCA Standards Work for Your CAC, on June 6, 2012 at the National Children’s Alliance Leadership Conference. Karen Hangartner also presented the workshop Developing a Trauma Informed Multidisciplinary Team.

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The Trial Is Over For One

Jerry Sandusky has been convicted on 45 of 48 counts of sexual abuse. For his victims and many others this was a day for justice, but not necessarily healing. We should all remember the trial is over for this one defendant, but trials continue every day for many other defendants and their victims. I sat…

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