MCA News

Training for Kent County

With support from the Maryland Children’s Alliance, the Kent County CAC recently held a Forensic Interview training for its MDT, led by Crimson Barocca from the Baltimore Child Abuse Center. Share

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Wicomico’s Junior Achievement Inspire Event

The Wicomico Child Advocacy Center participated in a Junior Achievement Inspire event that involved 3,000 8th grade students from the Eastern Shore, meeting with prospective employers and academic institutions to help with future academic and career planning. There were approximately 150 exhibitors with interactive exchanges.  The CAC

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Shine Blue!

Shine Blue! and Other Ideas from Wicomico Child Advocacy Center In addition to responding to child abuse allegations, the Wicomico Child Advocacy Center works on a continual basis to provide the community with information about preventing and reporting child abuse.  Each April,  in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention

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CAC Dogs Meet the Governor!

CAC Dogs Meet the Governor! Governor Larry Hogan met with a variety of facility and therapy dogs, and their handlers, to present the Governor’s Citation in recognition of the important work of these dogs, helping to promote statewide legislation that will allow trained dogs such as these

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Training on the Eastern Shore

Chesapeake College provided a great location for a recent training – Advocating for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse Image – geared toward the Mid-Shore Regional Child Advocacy Centers, including Kent, Caroline, Queen Anne’s, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties.  The training focused on the world of Internet Crimes Against

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Reading with Heiress

             The CAC of Frederick County had their first “Reading with Heiress” event last week.  They received not only an enthusiastic response from their young participants, they also received great press coverage.  CAC Director, Robin Grove reported that “It was a terrific turnout

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The CRICKET Center’s 7th Annual 2020 Walk for Kids

The CRICKET Center, of Worcester County, is presenting its 7th Annual Walk For Kids fundraising event to help recognize Child Abuse Awareness Month.  The event is set for April 19th.  Josiah, the facility dog, will once be in his kissing booth again! Tickets at www.thecricketcenter.com Share

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Dogs Rule in Annapolis

As part of our ongoing advocacy with the State Legislature, The CRICKET Center and the Baltimore Child Abuse Center visited with their therapy dogs, Josiah (Yellow Lab) and Manny (Black Lab). Share

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MCA Board Changeover

MCA’s 2020 slate of Officers & Directors was presented and approved at At the November 20, 2019, Members Meeting.   At the same time, two long term Board Members, including the Secretary, Michele Denton from Howard County, and Anne Bean, from Cecil County, stepped down and received recognition

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