This weekend leaders from INCACS headed to Washington, DC for the National Children’s Alliance Leadership Conference, the only event of its kind.
CAC leaders and multidisciplinary teams from around the country gathered to learn and network in sessions led by nationally recognized professionals, trainers and peer presenters.
Keynote speaker Vicki Clark speaks to thousands of community and business leaders each year about building capacity in organizations and inspiring community leaders. Her speech on Sunday focused on how the “servant-leader” serves by helping others develop, achieve and improve.
Ross Cheit, professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Brown University spoke at the conference about the problems with recent social and legal trends. Brown’s book The Witch Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children has been fifteen years in the making.
Many of the sessions throughout the conference focused on building and motivating teams, learning about new technology and raising awareness of current issues in child advocacy.