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 […]

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 […]

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 Carolina’s child abuse professionals by providing training to improve abilities […]


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 […]


Openings at CACNC

No openings at this time

Openings at Local CAC's throughout North Carolina

Southmountain Children & Family Services
Morganton, NC

Southmountain Children & Family Services currently operates eight Children's Advocacy Centers (CAC) throughout North Carolina and plans to open a CA to serve Craven & Pamlico Counties soon. We are currently looking for a Director/Forensic Interviewer to join our team.

The Director/Forensic Interviewer will work in collaboration with a Multidisciplinary Team formed with representation from community agencies charged with the investigation of child abuse cases (DSS, Law Enforcement, the DA’s Office, as well as other community service providers). One of the primary duties of the Director is to conduct forensic interviews of children who report physical, sexual abuse, or witness to violent crime . Extensive training will be provided for this duty. The Director will collect and input all data pertaining to each case, prepare the case for discussion at a weekly case review and facilitate the review meetings. The director will also work in collaboration with other community service providers as well as Family Advocates and Therapists to provide victim advocacy, counseling, and family services. This position is full time 40 hours per week, typically Monday through Friday, but requires flexibility for after hours emergencies and periodic on call.

Bachelor’s Degree or higher required in Human Services.
· Strong organizational, group facilitation, and written communication skills are required.
· Forensic interviewing, and public relations skills are preferred.
· Salary based on experience and education.
· Benefits include annuity plan, health, and other insurances, and paid-time-off.

Send resume/CV and pertinent information to:

HR Director
Southmountain Children & Family Services
115 N. Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655

Or email

Children's Advocacy Center of Cleveland County, Inc.
Shelby, NC

The CAC of Cleveland County, located in Shelby, NC, is looking to hire a Forensic Interviewer/Abuse Prevention Specialist.

Please email resume and cover letter to Terre Bullock, Executive Director at:

Download FI/Abuse Prevention Specialist Employment Details Here

Family Resources of Rutherford County, Inc.
Forest City, NC

Family Resources of Rutherford County, Inc. is hiring a licensed clinician with Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy certification. Will consider full and part-time applicants.

Please send a cover letter and resume via email to: or by mail to: Sherry Bright, PO Box 1619, Forest City, NC 28043

Download Therapist Employment Details Here

Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse
Lincolnton, NC

The Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse's Child Advocacy Center is hiring for a Victim/Non-offending Family Advocate to provide victim services by initiating and maintaining supportive contact with the child victims, non-offending caregivers and family members, law enforcement, DSS, medical providers and mental health providers through possible adjudication involving child abuse.

Download Victim/Non-offending Family Advocate Employment Details Here

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Sherry Reinhardt:

Southmountain Children & Family Services
Morganton, NC

Southmountain Children & Family Services is looking for a licensed clinician rostered in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) in Nebo, NC for their Foster Care Community.

Download Employment Details Here