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. Other team members should include representation from Victim Advocacy, Mental Health, Medical, Team Coordinator, Forensic Interviewer, or CAC Staff. Each team in attendance should consist of 6-7 team members.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED INCLUDE
- Building team ground rules
- Case flow charts
- Policies and Procedures
- Team development model
- Roles and Responsibilities
- CAC standards
- Team building
- Conflict resolution
- Team member orientation
TEAMS WILL COME AWAY FROM THIS TRAINING WITH
- A better understanding of team members' and disciplines’ roles and responsibilities.
- How teams coordinate their efforts for more successful outcomes for children.
- How team members balance agency commitment with team commitment.
- An action plan of the next steps to further the development of the team and/or CAC.
- An opportunity to create or improve their investigative process and working relationships with the assistance of a knowledgeable facilitator.
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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.
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