Archive for July 2012

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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