Children's Advocacy Center

  • Vicarious Trauma/Building Resiliency for Child Abuse Professionals

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    Children's Advocacy Center

    Building Resiliency in Child Abuse Organizations

    November 29, 2018
    9:00 am- 3:00 pm

    *registration begins at 8:30 am

    Plymouth County DA’s Office
    166 Main Street, Brockton, MA

    This Training is led by:

    Michele Mullen, MSW, LCSW
    Northeast Regional CAC

    this training will enable participants to:

    ♦  Define vicarious trauma, secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue, and burnout;
    ♦  Understand signs and symptoms of the above;
    ♦  Evaluate their own resiliency;
    ♦  Review strategies that can help child abuse professionals build resiliency in their workplace;
    ♦  Build a vicarious trauma toolkit of skills to practice health coping and self care.


     r.s.v.p. to:  hillary.smith@state.ma.us

    Registration Information registration deadline November 26th, 2018

    ♦  registration deadline:  November 26, 2018
    ♦  no registration fee
    ♦  lunch will be provided
    ♦  please confirm registration prior to the event with Hillary.

    for additional information, please see the flyer below

  • Children’s Advocacy Center Open House 2018

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    Children's Advocacy Center

    District Attorney Tim Cruz, Nicole Richardi and Tony Simonelli

    April 26, 2018
    9 am – 1 pm
    309 Pleasant Street
    Brockton, MA

    District Attorney Cruz spoke to the attendees of our annual open house.

    In 2017 we had 905 referrals of child abuse.  We are now tackling the issue of human trafficking of children and a new protocol to respond.

    Our staff works daily to help victims and their families find a path to safety.

  • Open House

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    Children's Advocacy Center

    CAC logoThe 7th Annual Open House in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month, took place on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the CAC.

    Many gathered to celebrate the launch of the county-wide initiative to combat the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC).

  • Panel Discussion on CSEC and Plymouth County’s Response

    flyer for event