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.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Suzan Evans at or PO Box 1020, Graham, NC 27253

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Openings at Local CAC’s throughout North Carolina

Child Advocacy Center Forensic Interviewer

Under the direction of the CAC Assistant Director, the CAC Forensic Interviewer is responsible for providing developmentally and culturally appropriate, non-leading, legally defensible forensic interviews of children and adolescents in cases of alleged sexual and physical abuse and other cases of alleged child maltreatment referred to the Child Advocacy Center of Onslow County (CACOC). The Forensic Interviewer effectively communicates with the multidisciplinary team (MDT) to ensure quality of service.


Child Advocacy Center Child & Family Advocate

Under the direction of the CAC Assistant Director, the Child Advocacy Center (CAC) Child & Family Advocate ensures a continuum of services for children who have been victims of sexual abuse and/or serious physical abuse and neglect. The focus of this position is to provide support, orientation and information to child victims of crime and their non-offending family members, and to coordinate services with partner agencies involved in the investigation, treatment, and prosecution of child abuse, neglect, and trauma. This position provides consistent and comprehensive advocacy and support services from inception of a case, through investigations and prosecution, until the family has achieved access to all necessary support services to promote healing.


Child Advocacy Center Full-time Forensic Medical Examiner

One Place is a 501©3, believes that one child hurt is too many. For more than 23 years, One Place has focused on ending child abuse, increasing capacity for child mental health, and ensuring educational readiness.  At “One Place” we create hope for children and families by connecting our community to resources.  We seek employees with an entrepreneurial mindset that see transformation possible in our community.  Our organization focuses on organizational health internally so we can add to wellness in our community. Under the direction of the Child Advocacy Center Director and the CAC Forensic Medical Examiner, the Full Time Forensic Medical Examiner will provide direct medical evaluations and services to child victims in accordance with clinical and national/state standards, codes of ethics and HIPAA compliance. The focus of the Forensic Medical Examiner is to help ensure the safety of the child and promote healing.  This is accomplished by providing thorough, evidence-based medical evaluations, ordering needed labs and tests, treating acute conditions, and collaborating with multidisciplinary team members to make recommendations for the child’s well-being and safety.

The Forensic Child Medical Examiner works as a member of the center’s Child Abuse Medical Evaluation Team. This team provides medical assessments, diagnosis, and treatment recommendations for children suspected to be victims of abuse and/or neglect. This interdisciplinary team participates in a multidisciplinary team approach to the evaluation of suspected child abuse in accordance with Onslow County protocols.

Social Work Practitioner – UNC Chapel Hill – Child Medical Evaluation Program

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Forensic Interviewer – Children’s Advocacy and Protection Center, Conover, NC (Part-Time 80%)

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Atrium Health Levine Children’s Child Protection Team is seeking a dynamic BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to complement their team.
The physician will serve as a key member of a comprehensive multidisciplinary team, conducting assessments of both physical and sexual abuse cases. They will provide services at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC and its out-patient Child Advocacy Centers.

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The Carousel Center, Inc

CME Provider – TCC has an immediate opening for full/part time Nurse Practitioner or Physicians Assistant.  Click here for more information.



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