Multidisciplinary Team Orientation

Zoom

Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Orientation is held on the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00-11:30 AM.  MDT Orientation will provide foundational information to new MDT members that will further their understanding […]

Washington Statewide Forensic Interview Peer Review

Zoom

Washington Statewide Forensic Interviewer Peer Review meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month from 11:00 AM-12:30 PM.  These meetings are an opportunity for forensic interviewers across the state to review forensic interviewing techniques for cases involving suspected child abuse. Peer review provides a space for thorough discussion and interview feedback as well […]

Interviewing Children with Disabilities – Part I

Zoom

This training is intended for forensic interviewers seeking to advance their understanding of basic communication techniques that are reliable, legally defensible, effective, and accommodating for individuals with disabilities who are […]

Interviewing Children with Disabilities – Part II

Zoom

This training is intended for forensic interviewers who want to learn how to communicate with individuals who do not speak or who are considered “non-verbal.” This workshop will discuss adaptations […]

Victim Advocacy Roundtable

Zoom

Victim Advocate Roundtable is held the fourth Wednesday of every month from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.  The group is open to victim advocates working with CACs and MDTs in Washington State including CAC-based, community-based, and systems-based advocates.  This is a supportive space to network, share current practices in the field, and receive input on […]

MDT Orientation – January 2024

Zoom

Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Orientation is held on the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00-Noon.  MDT Orientation will provide foundational information to new MDT members that will further their understanding of […]

Washington Statewide Forensic Interview Peer Review

Zoom

Washington Statewide Forensic Interviewer Peer Review meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month from 11:00 AM-12:30 PM.  These meetings are an opportunity for forensic interviewers across the state to review forensic interviewing techniques for cases involving suspected child abuse. Peer review provides a space for thorough discussion and interview feedback as well […]

The Cycle of Aubse: Marianismo and Machismo in the Hispanic Community

Zoom

This workshop will examine the cultural distinctives of marianismo and machismo in Hispanic culture and how these values can perpetuate violence within family systems especially towards women and children. We will discuss in detail these cultural distinctives and how the cultural stigma about speaking out can actually keep victims in cycles of abuse. Presenters: Hilda […]

Victim Advocacy Roundtable – January

Zoom

Victim Advocate Roundtable is held the fourth Wednesday of every month from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.  The group is open to victim advocates working with CACs and MDTs in Washington State including CAC-based, community-based, and systems-based advocates.  This is a supportive space to network, share current practices in the field, and receive input on […]

Washington Statewide Forensic Interview Peer Review

Zoom

The purpose of forensic interview peer review is to provide Forensic and/or Child Interview Specialists and MDT Partners with an opportunity to review forensic interviews, discuss specific interview techniques, provide feedback regarding the quality of documentation, and review relevant research. Peer review meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month from 11:00 AM-12:30 […]

MDT Orientation – February 2024

Zoom

Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Orientation is held on the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00-Noon.  MDT Orientation will provide foundational information to new MDT members that will further their understanding of […]

From Forensic Interviewer to Expert Witness

Zoom

As a Forensic Interviewer, receiving a subpoena to testify can be nerve-wracking - whether called to testify for the very first time or as an experienced expert witness. This presentation will help brand new interviewers, and remind tenured interviewers, how to best prepare for their court testimony including: preparing, creating and maintaining a CV efficiently […]

February CACWA Accreditation Lunch & Learn – Diversity, Equity, and Access Standard

Zoom

Accreditation is the highest level of membership that a CAC can achieve as part of NCA's nationwide network. It is a rigorous process that ensures quality evidence-based services are being provided by CACs for children and families according to NCA's National Standards of Accreditation. In this series we will review each of the standards and associated […]

Responding to Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: Skills for Advocates

Zoom

This training is geared towards Advocates with foundational knowledge of sexual exploitation and trafficking. The workshop begins with a set of core practices for Advocates responding to CSEC to increase engagement and support clients across a range of activities, including developing skills and connections. Participants will also explore the specific needs, laws, services, and systems […]

Victim Advocate Roundtable – February

Zoom

Victim Advocate Roundtable is held the fourth Wednesday of every month from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.  The group is open to victim advocates working with CACs and MDTs in Washington State including CAC-based, community-based, and systems-based advocates.  This is a supportive space to network, share current practices in the field, and receive input on […]

MDT Orientation – March 2024

Zoom

Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Orientation is held on the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00-Noon.  MDT Orientation will provide foundational information to new MDT members that will further their understanding of […]

Washington Statewide Forensic Interview Peer Review

Zoom

The purpose of forensic interview peer review is to provide Forensic and/or Child Interview Specialists and MDT Partners with an opportunity to review forensic interviews, discuss specific interview techniques, provide feedback regarding the quality of documentation, and review relevant research. Peer review meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month from 11:00 AM-12:30 […]

March CACWA Accreditation Lunch & Learn – Forensic Interview Standard

Zoom

Accreditation is the highest level of membership that a CAC can achieve as part of NCA's nationwide network. It is a rigorous process that ensures quality evidence-based services are being provided by CACs for children and families according to NCA's National Standards of Accreditation. In this series we will review each of the standards and associated […]

Victim Advocate Roundtable – March

Zoom

Victim Advocate Roundtable is held the fourth Wednesday of every month from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.  The group is open to victim advocates working with CACs and MDTs in Washington State including CAC-based, community-based, and systems-based advocates.  This is a supportive space to network, share current practices in the field, and receive input on […]

MDT Orientation – April 2024

Zoom

Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Orientation is held on the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00-Noon.  MDT Orientation will provide foundational information to new MDT members that will further their understanding of […]

Washington Statewide Forensic Interview Peer Review

Zoom

The purpose of forensic interview peer review is to provide Forensic and/or Child Interview Specialists and MDT Partners with an opportunity to review forensic interviews, discuss specific interview techniques, provide feedback regarding the quality of documentation, and review relevant research. Peer review meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month from 11:00 AM-12:30 […]

Understanding & Supporting LGBTQ+ Clients: Session 1, SOGIE 101

Zoom

This is the first of four sessions in the training series. In this session, learning will focus on language/terminology foundation & identity development. Presenter - Samantha King Samantha King (she/her) is a cisgender woman working to help dismantle systems of gender oppression. Samantha graduated from Widener University in 2016 with a Masters of Social Work […]

April CACWA Accreditation Lunch & Learn – Victim Support and Advocacy

Zoom

Accreditation is the highest level of membership that a CAC can achieve as part of NCA's nationwide network. It is a rigorous process that ensures quality evidence-based services are being provided by CACs for children and families according to NCA's National Standards of Accreditation. In this series we will review each of the standards and associated […]

Victim Advocate Roundtable – April

Zoom

Victim Advocate Roundtable is held the fourth Wednesday of every month from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.  The group is open to victim advocates working with CACs and MDTs in Washington State including CAC-based, community-based, and systems-based advocates.  This is a supportive space to network, share current practices in the field, and receive input on […]

MDT Orientation – May 2024

Zoom

Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Orientation is held on the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00-Noon.  MDT Orientation will provide foundational information to new MDT members that will further their understanding of […]

Washington Statewide Forensic Interview Peer Review

Zoom

The purpose of forensic interview peer review is to provide Forensic and/or Child Interview Specialists and MDT Partners with an opportunity to review forensic interviews, discuss specific interview techniques, provide feedback regarding the quality of documentation, and review relevant research. Peer review meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month from 11:00 AM-12:30 […]

May CACWA Accreditation Lunch & Learn – Medical Evaluation Standard

Zoom

Accreditation is the highest level of membership that a CAC can achieve as part of NCA's nationwide network. It is a rigorous process that ensures quality evidence-based services are being provided by CACs for children and families according to NCA's National Standards of Accreditation. In this series we will review each of the standards and associated […]

Victim Advocate Roundtable – May

Zoom

Victim Advocate Roundtable is held the fourth Wednesday of every month from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.  The group is open to victim advocates working with CACs and MDTs in Washington State including CAC-based, community-based, and systems-based advocates.  This is a supportive space to network, share current practices in the field, and receive input on […]

Understanding & Supporting LGBTQ+ Clients: Session 2, Understanding Trans Affirming Care

Zoom

This is the second of four sessions in the training series. In this session, learning will focus on transition-related support & navigating common misconceptions related to gender-affirming care Presenter - Samantha King Samantha King (she/her) is a cisgender woman working to help dismantle systems of gender oppression. Samantha graduated from Widener University in 2016 with a […]