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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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Good News from Chile

Our Executive Director, Chris Newlin recently received an email from Diego Izquierdo and Francisco García from Chile. We happily and proudly communicate you that on 9th January the government finally promulgated the law that includes -among other very needed measures- the implementation of the forensic (investigative) interview in the criminal procedure for children and teenagers…

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Progress in Brazil

For almost ten years, The NCAC has worked with Childhood Brasil, and they were recently able to pass a law in support of the best interests of children which includes the development of Integrated Centers (CACs).  While Executive Director, Chris Newlin was in Brazil recently, he was given a doll that represents how the development…

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Senate Proclamation

Senator Bill Holtzclaw attended the NCAC Board Meeting today to present a Senate Proclamation recognizing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week earlier this year and highlighting the role of the NCAC as the first Children’s Advocacy Center in the world.  He also generously donated $5,000 to support NCAC direct services focused on the prevention and intervention…

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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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In the Loop – October

In this Issue: 2017 Training Schedule EFI Training 33rd International Symposium on Child Abuse FREE Online Trainings Exploring the Lived Experiences… International Guests CAC in the News NCAC Out and About Relations Between Attorney Temporal Structure and Children’s Response Productivity What’s New in CALiO? Read the entire newsletter

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