Training

NRCAC provides access to training nationally and regionally on topics related, but not limited to: multidisciplinary team development, team facilitation, forensic interviewing, commercial sexual exploitation of children, and specialized medical training. NRCAC staff is able to provide training to the northeast region - Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. View our current training calendar here.

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LEADERSHIP, EXCHANGE AND COACHING PROJECT (LEC)

LEC is a year-long program that builds the capacity of leaders in the CAC movement to provide dynamic, purposeful leadership to their organizations. The LEC vision is to create strong, healthy, effective organizations and partnerships. By taking the time for professional growth and development, CAC executives can advance the ultimate success of their organization’s mission.
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MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM ACADEMY

Multidisciplinary Team Academy is a two-day training designed to facilitate team development, enhance team skills and team relationships. Teams must have core representation from CAC Director, Child Protective Services, Law Enforcement and Prosecution/DA.
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TEAM FACILITATOR 2.0 TRAINING

Team Facilitator Training is a five month long program designed to support those tasked with the facilitation of a multidisciplinary team.
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OTHER TRAININGS AVAILABLE BY REQUEST

NCA ACCREDITATION

NRCAC staff is available to prepare your organization for the NCA Accreditation 2017 standards.
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COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN (CSEC)

NRCAC is available to meet with CAC Directors and MDTs regarding the expansion of CAC services to include CSEC cases.
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MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM TRAINING

Upon request, NRCAC will provide a one- or two-day MDT training. This training is designed to help facilitate team development through building team ground rules, reviewing CAC standards, following a team development model, facilitating conflict resolution, clarifying roles and responsibilities and planning for new team member orientation.
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SUCCESSION PLANNING

A succession plan is essential for planned leadership transitions and for emergency situations to sustain a healthy, functioning organization.
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VICARIOUS TRAUMA & BUILDING RESILIENCY IN CHILD ABUSE ORGANIZATIONS

This training, which can be taught as either a workshop, half-day training, or full-day training, is for CACs and MDTs to discuss the impact of dealing with traumatic material on a daily basis. This training addresses the emotional, mental, and physical toll that is often imposed on those in helping professions.
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SCHEDULED NATIONAL TRAININGS

THE ADVOCATE'S ROLE IN THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPONSE TO CHILD ABUSE

This virtual training is intended to fulfill the 24.0 hours of core training for victim advocates required in the National Children's Alliance Standards for Accredited Members. This training covers the nine competencies set forth in those standards and will include evaluation of an increase in skills and knowledge in those attending the training.
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FUNDAMENTALS OF TEAM FACILITATION

This virtual training is intended to fulfill the 8.0 hours of core training for MDT Facilitators (regardless of their actual job title) required in the 2023 National Children's Alliance Standards for Accredited Members. This training covers an overview of the MDT Facilitator's role in the CAC/MDT model, an introduction to team development and skills for building trust and safety on the team.
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MDT FACILITATOR PEER FORUMS

The Regional Children's Advocacy Centers are partnering to host bi-monthly virtual MDT Facilitator Peer Forums to provide a space for MDT Facilitators to connect with their peers across the country doing similar work.
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CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

To request customized training for your CAC/MDT please contact us at admin@nrcac.org.

Please note: NRCAC staff is able to provide training to the northeast region - Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. If you have a request for training and you are outside of the northeast region, please contact your region for guidance.


 

 

"NRCAC is an incredibly valuable resource. The high quality training and technical assistance offered is always delivered in a timely, effective and friendly way. The growth and development of CAC programs in our state would not be possible without you!"