Join us for a weekly meeting with your fellow CAC/MDT professionals from throughout the state. This optional weekly video call is a chance for us to check-in, share, and connect about the field's specific challenges.
Children’s Advocacy Centers of California, the California chapter of NCA, is coordinating virtual regional facilitated forensic interview peer review sessions across California. The purpose of these peer review sessions is to allow participating forensic interviewers the opportunity to review forensic interview recordings in a group session, discuss specific interview techniques, and provide feedback regarding the interviews and documentation. These Peer Review Sessions will meet the NCA standards for FI Peer Review.
Goals of the Regional Peer Review Sessions:
Provide ongoing opportunities to network with, and share learning and challenges with peers,
Review and provide feedback of actual interviews in a professional and confidential setting,
Discussion of current relevant research articles and materials,
Training opportunities specific to forensic interviewing of children and the CAC-specific methodologies.
You must be a qualified forensic interviewer conducting interviews at a CACC member Children’s Advocacy Center as part of a CACC member MDT.
CACC, in collaboration with Westren Regional CAC, will be hosting a (2) part training series facilitated by Alkillen-Harvey, LCSW, and Marie Secrist, PhD., from Rady's Children's Hospital in San Diego.
Part 2, “Reflective Practice and Secondary Traumatic Stress in CACs and MDTs” . Part 2 will include a review of impact of trauma with additional focus on learning the skills to provide reflective supervision. The second is most appropriate for MDT members and CAC staff that do provide supervision and may want to incorporate additional reflective practices with their staff. This would also be appropriate for MDT facilitators who could incorporate reflective skills in their leadership of the MDT.
***In order to participate in Part 2, it is required that you attend Part 1.***
Annual Summit: Historical Trauma Through Their Eyes and Our Role in Their Healing
April 21 & 22, 2021
Registration will begin
March 15, 2021
Join us for our Virtual Annual Summit, via Zoom! This year’s CACC Summit is designed to have us come together, virtually, as a CAC/MDT Community and a statewide movement.
We will be having engaging speakers, break out workshops, a Legislative forum, and a special Virtual Hill Day.
Registration will begin March 15, 2021
Speakers and Topics
Robert S Wright, MSW, RSW
Executive Director, The Peoples' Counselling Clinic
“Cultural Competency in the Sexual Violence Sector”
Al Killen Harvey, LCSA
Co-founder of The Harvey Institute, Lead Trainer, Chadwick Center-Rady’s Children Hospital
“Creating Trauma Informed Center's for LGBTQIA Clients”
Christopher Greeley MD, MS, FAAP
Head, Section of Public Health and Child Abuse Pediatrics' Texas Children’s Hospital
“The History of Childhood - from Hammurabi to California
and the Current State of Children in America”