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Training and Events

Goal:

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Illinois are committed to promoting excellence in Illinois CACs through leadership, education and collaboration; providing training opportunities to strengthen CACs and multi-disciplinary partners, in accordance with the best practices and NCA standards for accreditation, which result in better service to Illinois children and their families.

Purpose:

To provide high quality discipline specific training and serve as a resource and as support to our CACs and MDTS.

Plan:

CACI seeks input from member CACs and MDT members to better create training opportunities for frontline professionals that meet their needs and interest, and to diversify trainings to meet the needs of each MDT member.

I'm here to help! Please contact me with any questions, concerns, or suggestions about training.

Cara Vock, Coordinator of Training and Education cara@cacionline.org

CUSTOMIZED TRAININGS

CACI is always available for assistance with customized trainings to fit member organizations’ needs and challenges. CACI will respond appropriately as needed whenever a training need is identified throughout the year. Customized trainings can include, but are not limited to: Dynamics of Child Sexual Abuse and the Effect on an Investigation, The Work of the MDT, Overview of the Forensic Interview Process and Overview of the CAC Model. CACI staff can work with teams to provide oversight, develop teams and protocols, strategic planning, assist with case reviews, mediate conflict and help ensure that protocols are being followed and National Accreditation Standards on a MDT level are being fulfilled

CACI's goal is to provide high quality discipline specific training and serve as a resource and as support to our CACs and MDTS.

CACI seeks input from member CACs and MDT members to better create training opportunities for frontline professionals that meet their needs and interests, and to diversify trainings to meet the needs of each MDT member.

BUILDING RESILIENCY

FORENSIC INTERVIEW PEER REVIEW

Continuing Education Assistance

Forensic Interview Coaching

Family Advocate Coaching

Qualtrics (OMS) Assistance

Medical Evaluation

ANNUALLY OFFERED TRAININGS

Champions of Children Conference

ChildFirst Illinois

Round Table MeetingS Advocate and MDT CoordinatoR

Director’s Conference

Annual Advocate Training

Annual Forensic Interviewer Specialty Training

Annual MDT Facilitators Training

UPCOMING EVENTS

CACI Strategic Planning

Date/Time: Thursday, December 6, 2018 9:00 AM CST to Friday, December 7, 2018 1:00 PM CST

Location: Wyndham Springfield City Centre

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2nd Annual Upstate MDT Coordinators Training

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM CST -to- Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 12:30 PM CST

Details: Please join us for our 2nd annual MDT Coordinators Training. This WILL NOT be a repeat of the first training & you do not need to have attended the first training to attend.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott

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