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  • How Does TF-CBT Help Children Move Forward?
    How Does TF-CBT Help Children Move Forward?
    August 29, 2013 by
    Children’s advocacy centers make tremendous efforts to base their work with victimized children on evidence-based practices—those methods that have been proven to work. In the aftermath of abuse, many therapists are using TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavior therapy) to move children and non-offending care givers onto the...
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  • Taking Care of the Caretakers:  A Brief Respite Technique
    Taking Care of the Caretakers: A Brief Respite Technique
    June 25, 2013 by
    I’m just back from the (most excellent) Child Advocacy Center Management training at the National Child Advocacy Center in Huntsville.  There were many sessions with much great information and I am eager to share it with all our member-centers.  One of the most important discussions we had...
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  • Answers for Parents and Caregivers Concerned about the Medical Exam
    Answers for Parents and Caregivers Concerned about the Medical Exam
    May 29, 2013 by
    Sometimes when we are knee-deep in our work, we forget that those outside of our co-worker circle don’t always fully understand what we mean by things like a “forensic interview” or a “forensic medical exam.”  The University of Maryland Children’s Hospital CHAMP (child abuse medical providers) has shared...
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