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Training Opportunities 

If you know of an upcoming training and would like to share it with Washington CAC's please email: admin@cacwa.org
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Thursdays: Aug.22-Sept.05

WSCJTC : Multiple days and times 


W.S.C.J.T.C. offers multiple training opportunities held at various times throughout the year. Please see the Schedule below or click the green link for more information.


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Grants Magic U: Watch any time


* 8 Session Self-Paced Online Course. You can watch this webinar anytime starting Monday, June 17, 2019


Grants Magic U and Washington Nonprofits 
Offering online courses to kick-start your grants success.
The Ultimate Grant Proposal Blueprint


This course kicked off on May 22, there are New Lessons added each week. 

"in this all in one, on your own schedule video-based course from GrantsMagicU, Maryn Boess pulls back the curtain on what it really takes to be successful in the grants world, and shares the exact step by step roadmaps, tried and tested tools, strategies, hot-to's and insider's tips to take you to your next level of grants success, no matter where youre starting out."

Cost: $297.00 , Washington Nonprofit Members save $100.00 so make sure to enroll as a member.

Click the green link below to be directed to GrantsmagicU to find out more and register.


TRAINING RESOURCES:

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Child Victim Web

Child Victim Web    
ChildVictimWeb is a multimedia, online training resource designed for professionals from all disciplines who work with children and adolescents who have experienced or witnessed serious violence.

  • Overview of Child Victimization
  • Psychological and Behavioral Impact
  • Social and Health Consequences
  • Criminal Justice and Child Advocacy
  • Assessment Strategies
  • Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
  • Case Management Skills for Treatment  Success
  • Evidence-Supported Treatments

Click on the green link below to be directed to the ChildvictimWeb website.

National Children's Advocacy Center-Virtual Training Center


Below you will find Online Courses from the National Children's Advocacy Center (NCAC) Virtual Training Center: 

All of the courses below can be viewed at: https://www.ncacvtc.org 

No date: Viewable anytime



    1.  Best Practices in the Treatment of Abused Children and Their Families -  Length: 2 hours & 13 minutes. Specific Tags: All Disciplines
  • Effective, evidence-supported treatments for abused children and their families have been developed and well-tested, yet many abused children do not receive them. This workshop will provide an overview of specific evidence-supported treatment practices for abused children and their families. Presenters will discuss community-based strategies for improved dissemination, implementation, and sustainability of the use of these treatments.



     2.   Children's Advocacy Centers Safety Assessment - Length: 1 hour & 6  minutes, Specific Tags: All Disciplines
  • This workshop will provide CAC staff members with the guidelines to implement effective measures and response plans that will greatly increase the safety of valued staff and children as well as protect business owners from liability. Specifically, how to conduct a workplace violence risk assessment; implementing risk control policies and procedures; and creating procedures for responding to, reporting, and investigating violence will be presented.



    3.  Abusive Head Trauma Evidence - Admissibility at Trial - Length: 59 Minutes, 
Specific Tags:  Prosecution/Legal/Medical
  • This workshop will provide a historical review of the admissibility of shaken baby syndrome. Current challenges to the admissibility will be discussed and ultimately give prosecutors an understanding of the basics of presenting this evidence. Examples of overcoming both Daubert and Frye hearing challenges to the admissibility of abusive head trauma evidence will be presented.



   4.   Building Strong Brains: Tennessee's ACE Intitiative and the Role of Life Experiences in Shaping Brain Development - Length: 1 Hour,
Specific Tags: ADM-Administration
  • This training provides participants an overview of Tennessee’s Building Strong Brains campaign, a  user and audience friendly example of a public-private, knowledge mobilization campaign that is engaging multiple sectors and ‘unusual suspects’ in child abuse prevention and mitigation.    
    By integrating the science of early childhood brain development and the research behind the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) concepts, Tennessee has given child advocates, providers, nonprofit organizations and educators a clear and compelling storyline of child abuse as a pervasive public health problem in the US.  History tells us that when science defines something as a public health problem, innovative, population level solutions follow.
    Participants will learn:
    • The architecture of a young child’s brain is shaped by interaction between genes and experiences, and this can have either positive or negative results:
    • Science makes it clear that Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) negatively impact the architecture of the developing brain
    • Children thrive in a safe, stable, nurturing environment of supportive families. Caregivers, neighborhoods and communities



  5.   Cultural Competency: Plays Well With Others - Length: 46 Minutes,
Specific Tags: VA-Victim Advocate

  • This foundational-level lesson will help attendees understand the enormous impact that culture and race have on all of us. In this course, you will learn the commonly-used terms and phrases used in discussions on race relations, explore the concept of personal bias, reflect on the ethical considerations in making assumptions, and learn how to apply cultural competency expectations to improve client contact. 
    Learning Objectives: 
    • Describe the essential components and rated criteria of the Cultural Competency Standard for NCA accreditation.
    • Provide the terms and definitions surrounding cultural competency and diversity.
    • Appreciate the importance of cultural competency and diversity in the delivery of services to the children and families within the community we serve.



Click on the green button below to be directed to the NCACVTC Website

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma offers free online educational opportunities.

Some of their offerings include areas of Psycological First Aid, Continuing Education, Military Families, Service Systems, Special Populations, and Clinical Training
  • Applying Evidence Based Trauma Treatments for Childhood Traumatic Separation
  • Trauma and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Toolkit
  • 12 Core Concepts for Understanding Traumatic Stress Responses in Children and Families
  • Child Welfare Trauma Training Tool kit
  • Using the CANS-Trauma Comprehensive
There is too much information to list here! Please check out what they provide. 
Click on the link below to be directed to the NCTSN website.




Office of Justice Programs

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OVC offers education & tools to help service providers reach out to victims of every type. Click to green Link below to visit OVC

Darkness to Light

Darkness to Light is a non-profit committed to empowering adults to prevent child sexual abuse. They offer many useful resources such as:
  • Nationally available training that can help you learn how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
  • Prevent Now program: assists and supports communities in creating sustainable child sexual abuse prevention inititives that increase awareness, education, and prevention, and advocacy. 
  • A Mobile App: Stewards of Children prevention toolkit:  the first of its kind mobile app that will equip adults with the skills and resources necessary to recognize, prevent, and respond to child sexual abuse. This toolkit app is available on AppStore and Google Play
  • Information on community initiatives
  • How to guides on talking with your kids about body safety and books on sexual abuse prevention
  • Educational videos
  • National and State wide resources

Click the green link below the Darkness to Light logo or copy the link below to visit the Darkness to Light website at: https://www.d2l.org/ 
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Association of Prosecuting Attorneys: Child Abuse Prosecution Project (CAPP)

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys , Child Abuse Prosecution Project Offers a Back-To-Basics Series.

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Abusive Head Trauma Cases

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Child Physical Abuse Cases

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Back-to-Basics Series: Child Physical Abuse Cases

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Child Sexual Abuse Cases

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Back-to-Basics: Child Sexual Abuse Cases

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Technology Facilitated Crimes against Children Cases

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Back-to-Basics: Technology Facilitated Crimes against Children Cases

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Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault against Children Cases

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Back-to-Basics: Drug Facilitated Sexual Assaults Against a Child Cases

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Infant Fatality Checklist

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Back-to-Basics: Infant Fatality Checklist

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