Recognizing April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month

“Let’s Educate and Protect our Children” Recently, a colleague was asked to report for jury duty.  While this is not a summons most of us look forward to receiving, it is imperative that each of us follow through on our civic duty which is why my colleague reported at the appropriate time.  As it turns out, the case being tried that week involved...

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CACNC Newsletter

It is so very fitting that the first edition of our state chapter newsletter gets to bring you a great deal of exciting news. I have spent two years reviewing the chapters needs, working with the membership and learning each of your needs, and devising both a strategic plan as well as a fiscal sustainability plan for the chapter and for the...

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CACNC Announces New Executive Director

Children’s Advocacy Centers of North Carolina, Inc., announced today that Deana Joy has joined the organization to further develop its statewide mission. CACNC supports local communities in developing and maintaining children’s advocacy centers that meet the accreditation standards of the National Children’s Alliance, and supports North...

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Cathy Purvis, Chief Operations Officer of Children's Advocacy Centers of North Carolina, retired in September of 2014. Cathy was a pioneer in the Children's Advocacy Center movement and we will be eternally grateful to her. She was honored at the 2014 annual symposium and was recognized by the Governor with a Longleaf Pine Award. Thank you Cathy...

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Openings at CACNC

CACNC is seeking a Membership Coordinator to be responsible for increasing the service provision, collaboration and skill level of child abuse professionals throughout NC by growing the number of accredited CACs within the state in accordance with our grown and development plan.

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Openings at Local CAC’s throughout North Carolina

Children’s Advocacy and Protection Center of Catawba County

Do you have a passionate concern for the welfare of children and their families?  Are you an experienced Social Worker with the demonstrated ability to work through tough situations with compassion and diplomacy?  The Children’s Advocacy and Protection Center (CAPC) of Catawba County is recruiting for a Victim Advocate (Social Worker III) to provide comprehensive social work services in an effort to reduce systemic trauma for child victims of sexual and/or severe physical abuse and their non-offending family members by providing a variety of intensive advocacy services and interventions.  In this position, you will collaborate directly with other professionals, law enforcement, and court officials to advocate for the best possible case resolution.


Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse/CAC
Lincolnton, NC

LCCACA is seeking a part-time, contracted Training Facilitator to provide support services to our training and education staff.

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Pat’s Place CAC
Charlotte, NC

Pat’s Place CAC is seeking a Director of Response Services. This position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision and oversight of Response Services programs, specifically: intake/case initiation, forensic interviewing and family advocacy.

Pat’s Place is looking for a critical thinker, with excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills, strong organizational abilities, and who has at least a few years of CAC-specific supervisory experience.

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Learn more about Pat’s Place at Pat’s Place CAC