Recognize that most children who suffer physical or sexual abuse — about 95% — do so at the hands of someone they know. It’s the neighbor, teacher, coach, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, fathers, mothers and grandparents that are abusing children.
What if instead of seeing autism as a behavioral issue, it was something different with their brain-to-body connection?
CAC legal expert coming to Indiana May 31 to discuss legal issues surrounding child advocacy work.
Within Indiana, “Accidents” is the number one killer of Hoosiers age 15-24, mostly from automobile deaths. But in second place is suicide.
National Children’s Alliance Exec. Dir. Teresa Huizar is in Indiana keynoting this year’s Children’s Justice Act Conference.
Jan Dunn could talk all day about positive changes that happen inside Child Advocacy Centers when they become accredited facilities.
Victim advocacy isn’t a totally new concept. It’s about ensuring there’s support for all families as they navigate new and often onerous systems and bureaucracies after disclosure of abuse.
Child Advocacy Centers across Indiana and the US are finding ways to form partnerships and boundaries with their local Prosecutor’s Offices.
Keynote speeches by Al Killen-Harvey about best practices for working with LGBTQ Youth opening both days will be followed by varied breakout sessions to benefit every member of the team.
This bulletin consolidates the current knowledge of professionals from several major forensic interview training programs on best practices for interviewing children in cases of alleged abuse.