MCA News

2017 MCA Conference is on!

Board President, Lynn Davis, Board Members Michele Denton and Anne Bean, and MCA Coordinator, Susan Hansell open the 2017 “Treasure Our Children” conference in Annapolis.  Joining them is Frederick County’s facility dog, Hodge. Please see the Mid-Atlantic Conference page, on menu, for additional photos.  Share

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The Queen Anne’s County CAC is Accredited!

Congratulations to the Queen Anne’s County CARE Center and its Multidisciplinary Team for achieving full accreditation with the National Children’s Alliance – the result of a five year long effort!  With the support of the community and its public and private partners, the CARE Center is proud

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Community Supports the Cricket Center

Congratulations to Wendy Myers and her team at The Cricket Center for focusing on children all day and keeping the focus on children during their recent fundraising event.  Supporters joined them at the Hobbit in Ocean City, MD, for a fabulous evening of music and fun!  If

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How Does TF-CBT Help Children Move Forward?

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

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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