Accreditation Office Hours
CACC hosts a monthly NCA Accreditation Office Hours. This meeting is a time for members to ask questions about the accreditation process with our Accreditation Consultant, Karen Meredith. Join us live on the first Tuesday of every month at 11 am. Email Holly@calicocenter.org for more information.
Karen was a prosecutor with the Alameda County District Attorney's Office for over 40 years. Specializing in the prosecution of child sexual and physical abuse, Karen is passionate about aiding communities to achieve best practices in their child abuse response. Amongst other assignments, Karen headed the DA's Office Child Sexual Assault Vertical Prosecution Team and worked onsite at CALICO, Alameda County's child advocacy center, for 8 years. Karen is considered an expert in the workings of child advocacy centers, multidisciplinary teams, and child forensic interviewing. She has also served on the CACC Advisory Committee for over 10 years and is currently a site reviewer for National Children's Alliance. Accordingly, Karen understands how the uniqueness of each community influences the workings of their center and team, including the creation of their protocols and policies.