The Advocates Role in Screening and Assessment: Leaning into Powerful Questions
This training will outline the difference between screening and assessment, along with common tools used for screening and those used for assessment. Participants will develop the skill of asking powerful questions to lead to reflection and perspective building. Powerful questions help to facilitate conversations that are rooted in exploration and possibility.
The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children and Families Served at CACsAn overview of research related to the intersection of child sexual abuse and domestic violence, witness to violence, and the impact of family violence. *This training will meet one of the new training requirements for victim advocates as outlined in the 2023 National Children’s Alliance Standards for Accredited Members.
Victim AdvoCAN: Victim Advocates and Support for Families of Children with Problematic Sexual BehaviorThis presentation will provide victim advocates with foundational evidence-based information on children with problematic sexual behavior and their families and identify strategies for how they can contribute to the successful outcomes of these cases.
Building Caregiver Resilience using the Strengthening Families Protective FrameworkThis training will introduce the Strengthening Families Protective Framework and how to apply strategies for building caregiver resilience and other protective factors as a strength-based approach to support families served through CACs. *This training will meet one of the new training requirements for victim advocates as outlined in the 2023 National Children’s Alliance Standards for Accredited Members.
This project is sponsored by cooperative agreements 15PJDP-22-GK-03059-JJVO, 15PJDP-22-GK-03060-JJVO, 15PJDP-22-GK-03061-JJVO, and 15PJDP-22-GK-03062-JJVO awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of OJJDP.