To Report Suspected Abuse Call DCYF at (800) 894-5533 - For Emergencies Dial 911

CAC & MDT Training

 Recognizing and responding to child abuse and neglect should be a top priority for institutions, agencies and professionals throughout the country.  The NH Attorney General’s Child Abuse and Neglect Protocols outline best practice.

Download the AG’s Child Abuse and Neglect Protocols

To ensure that all children across the U.S. served by Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) receive consistent, evidence-based services more than 750 member CACs have become Accredited by meeting our National Standards of Accreditation, and all 50 State Chapters have met the Standards for Accredited Chapter Members

Download the 2023 NCA Standards for Accreditation 

Professional Training

The GSCA offers expert training for professionals in New Hampshire. Our Training Program offers consultation and training for professionals, educators, and community groups responding to concerns of child abuse and working within the CAC/MDT.

Trainings can be customized for the audience. For information regarding training options and costs, or if you are interested in a training that is not listed, please contact the GSCA Director of Education and Outreach, Megan Oliviero.

National Training Centers

National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC)/Fox Valley
Established more than twenty years ago, NCJTC has extensive experience managing complex national training and technical assistance projects that demand attention to detail, competency, diversity, flexibility, and innovation. Through federal grants and national contracts, they have trained hundreds of thousands of criminal justice professionals in every state and internationally. Trainings include in person, webinar, conference for every discipline on the MDT.

Northeast Region Child Advocacy Center (NRCAC)
The Regional CACs provide training and technical assistance resources for communities to develop Multidisciplinary Child Abuse Teams and Children’s Advocacy Centers. The Philadelphia Children’s Alliance is the grantee that has operated the Northeast Regional Children’s Advocacy Center since 1995.  NRCAC provides training and education for CAC Directors, MDTs and communities on topics related to the implementation and compliance with the 10 standards of NCA Accreditation.